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Maison Henri IV

Quai Aval, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, France
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Interesting little musuem

Very informative if you can read french, unfortunately we cant. No english translations at all. So... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vallewis3
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
Fascinating visit

This house, visited by King Henri IV (or II, depending on which legend you prefer) is clearly very... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
peter H
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 weeks ago
“Interesting little musuem”
24 Sep 2017
“Fascinating visit”
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Quai Aval, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative if you can read french, unfortunately we cant. No english translations at all. So although we enjoyed the visit it would have been much more interesting with english translations

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This house, visited by King Henri IV (or II, depending on which legend you prefer) is clearly very old. It has amazing wooden façade and inside the rooms are equally interesting. The building houses an art gallery which shows different exhibitions. Todays was oils by...More

Thank peter H
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

very nice localmuseum in the port of St Valery En caux whic features local cultural events as well as te museum ther is a very small part of the museum which relates to ww2 when St Valery and the highland division and the French army...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

This astonishing half-timbered building is well worth a detour. It was built in 1540 by Guillaume Ladiré a local ship owner local and its name probably derives from a visit to the house made in 1550 by Henri ii just three years after he came...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

What an amazing old building-sited by quayside. Opposite side to Town Hall and Tourist Office .Admission charge very reasonable-as always is in France. Very old oak beams wherever you twist and turn going around building. Built 1540 so gives you an idea with a 2nd...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Apart from the building itself and the small museum there was a very good temporary exhibition about the evacuation of some of the 51st Highland Division in WW2 after the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940 and their subsequent return to liberate the town in 1944.

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Reviewed 23 August 2014

Interesting to visit the oldest house on the quay. Though it does have some relevant historical artefacts, it mostly displays works by cmodern artists and craftsmen. To commemorate 70 years from liberation of the town, there was an interesting exhibition about St Valery in WWII,...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2013

Having taken a considerable pounding during WWII much of St Valery is modern. However the area around the Maison Henry IV and the house itself do give a good flavour of what the town must have been like in its heyday.

Thank sheridan s
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