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Port Museum (Port-Musee)

quai de Port-Rhu, 29100 Douarnenez, France
+33 2 98 92 65 20
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Tiny little museum ...

... worth a visit, particularly for the special exhibitions. We‘ve enjoyed „L‘empreinte de Rome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BURGWIN
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Melbourne, Australia
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Cant beat anything thats for nowt!

This wouldnt be my normal cup of tea. As I'm a landlocked landlubber. But we were given free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve T
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Colne, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
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“sardines” (7 reviews)
“on display” (3 reviews)
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quai de Port-Rhu, 29100 Douarnenez, France
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+33 2 98 92 65 20
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... worth a visit, particularly for the special exhibitions. We‘ve enjoyed „L‘empreinte de Rome“: It explains the ways the Romans lived (the notabilities lived in huge villas at the coast - the rest in rather big cities that lost around of 80% of their population...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wouldnt be my normal cup of tea. As I'm a landlocked landlubber. But we were given free tickets from the hotel we were staying in. We spent about an hour inside, there's plenty to see if your into maritime life and sailing. What I...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The museum is split in two parts a floating one and a land one, while we looked at the floating exhibits from the quay, we opted to see the quay side one, one can easily miss the entrance but once inside it turns out to...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The museum is both inside a building facing the harbour and afloat. The stories told are about sailors and about those ashore.. Each year temporary exhibitions propose the most exciting layouts. The boats and topics are international. You might find a boat from your home...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We went on the last weekend of the season and entry was free. This museum is situated on the port waterfront. Inside the exhibitions cover all the local activities extensively including sardine fishing and canning; rescue services; boat building and engineering work. There is a...More

Thank Jenny D
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We visited this museum over the summer with our 3 kids and would recommend the visit. It is a very well organised and interesting museum with a number of boats that can be visited over the front dock (outside part). The part inside the museum...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This museum has fascinating exhibits relating to the sardine industry which was the core of the local industry as well as displays about the SNSM (French Lifeboat service) and exhibits of a range of local and other craft. The access to floating exhibits is excellent...More

Thank rboothy
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went here after lunch. It's an inside outside musical and covers maritime history. Kids loved it. Well worth the €20 family ticket. Beautiful town steeped in history.

Thank Unkle30
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Spent so much time in this beautiful and interesting museum. Indoor and outdoor exhibits. Ideal for all the family, sea-farers and beachcombers alike. Super photography exhibition on too at time of our visit, which was a bonus.

Thank RobinsonWestRiding
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

this open air museum offers some ships that can be visited and gives a good overview of the fishing history of the region

Thank marleendebakker
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