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Old way of life

Going to Moulin Richard de Bas will show you a way of life of another century. A nice place to... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Jeran00
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Paris, France
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A working paper mill absolutely worth a visit!

We had a great guided visit in this still working paper mill. Impressive how they still make paper... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
P S S
,
Ghent, Belgium
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18 Dec 2016
“Old way of life”
25 Aug 2016
“A working paper mill absolutely worth a visit!”
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| Richard de Bas, 63600 Ambert, France
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Going to Moulin Richard de Bas will show you a way of life of another century. A nice place to visit if you are around

Thank Jeran00
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had a great guided visit in this still working paper mill. Impressive how they still make paper in exactly the same way they used to do it centuries ago. And this is paper not made on the basis of woodpulp, but clothpulp. This mill...More

Thank P S S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived to visit the paper mill, interested in seeing the operations of such an old, continuously operating mill. We enquiried, "do you have a tour in English?" No. "Do you have an audio guide?" No. "May we visit the exhibitions on our own?" No....More

2  Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

The museum is in a beautiful setting and just a short drive from ambert. We joined a French tour which we expected, and since it was a small group, we expected to take turns getting close to the items being discussed. Unfortunately that was not...More

Thank SACALosAngeles
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Heard about the paper mill from a friend who said I must visit, she is not usually wrong. When we arrived I thought it was closed despite having checked their web. Just needed to ring the doorbell as our host was out of reception. We...More

Thank john_bradley2
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Richard de Bas is an old paper mill where some areas have been preserved. A guided visit takes you to the living quarters where many interesting objects are described and then to a showroom and to the mill facilities. You can see some very old...More

1  Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The Moulin Richard la Bas is a very interesting look at the ancient craft of paper making for which this area of France is noted. Although I am not proficient in French, I was able to understand the wonderful French guide enough to take away...More

1  Thank TravelBug419
Reviewed 20 August 2013

A working paper mill in wonderfull surroundings. A very good tour by knowable staff. In the end it is possible for the kids to make their own paper sheets with flowers in it. Fantastic museum shop.

Thank Maritska
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