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Concise museum

This small but well laid out museum gives a good overview of the history of Île de Ré. Only... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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A concise and interesting history of the town

A small, well laid out and quiet musuem with excellent marine and sociological exhibits and a room... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
charles h
County Tipperary, Ireland
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16 Jul 2018
“Concise museum”
24 Jun 2018
“A concise and interesting history of the town”
13 avenue Victor Bouthillier, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 09 21 22
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This small but well laid out museum gives a good overview of the history of Île de Ré. Only puzzling aspect is that you learn almost nothing about the person the museum is named after!

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A small, well laid out and quiet musuem with excellent marine and sociological exhibits and a room dedicated to Vauban. A pleasure away from the press of the crowds around the port.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank charles h
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The exhibits illustrate the island's evolution clearly, even if your French isn't strong. A cool break on a very hot day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rowliem
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This local museum tells the history of Ile de Re. The museum is located directly opposite the bus stop for Saint Martin de Re Le Port. There is a glass fronted main entrance which is step free and takes you into the ticket desk. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A simple museum that allows you to see the history of the area and the famous people who have lived on the island

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 617collinm
Reviewed 20 September 2016

After reading on Trip Advisor that this was a history museum, not one about some guy named Ernest, we went. It is only 4 Euros to get in. You will probably get more out of it if you are a French speaker, but they have...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This museum is central to the village and extremely well laid out. It is a beautiful old building and the history is amazing. The staff were helpful and spoke good english. There was a good selection of books to purchase as a reference to the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Despite what a few people have said - of the 'it's okay if it's raining and you've got nothing else to do' - this is a seriously interesting museum for people who like history. I was drawn to visit Ile de Re after reading about...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Siouxsie54
Reviewed 4 June 2016

elegantly located with garden party to launch an art trail with wine and live jazz but on a very cold night

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank gillnmikejordan
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

A good way to waste some time when it rains, an odd mix of history...old ships, ceramics & prisoners....unfortunately all the explanations are in French, and Google translate app is of no use when there is a very weak or no data connection in the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank fimonkey
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