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Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne

17 Rue Sainte Anne | Monastère des Bernardines, 21000, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 48 80 90
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Interesting diversion from the owl trail

This free to enter museum is worth an hour or two of your time as it charts Burgundy life over time... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Martin T
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Nice museum to discover the historic life

By accident we hit this museum and had a visit there. it was a nice and interesting museum to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Daniela R
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Bensheim, Germany
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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17 Rue Sainte Anne | Monastère des Bernardines, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

This free to enter museum is worth an hour or two of your time as it charts Burgundy life over time with many exhibits of the life and times of Burgundy as through the years with many examples of the clothes, skills and premises through...More

2  Thank Martin T
Reviewed 1 April 2016

By accident we hit this museum and had a visit there. it was a nice and interesting museum to visit to see the life of the people of Burgundy! Go in, walk in, take a look and enjoy and well it is FREE which is...More

2  Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Do not miss visiting Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne if visiting Dijon especially if you into French history. It is free and well worth it.

1  Thank Panthera_Leo_12
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This museum really captures what life was like in Bourguignonne in the 19th and 20th century. The exhibits really speak for themselves as they are set up to display aspects of the culture and times. If you have a scientist or engineer in your group,...More

1  Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Good insight into past history, well laid out and with explanatory booklet in English if required. Covers off on a lot of French history and the way of life in years now past.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 20 September 2015

There was no one else at the museum when I visited but it has a lot to see. The main floor features mannequins in traditional dress posed in various settings, as well as displays of domestic life such as kitchens and bedrooms and their related...More

2  Thank Annette M
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Lots of opportunities to see the life of "regular" folks rather than the rich and powerful. Very interesting everyday objects.

1  Thank cwgreene
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

This museum, which is free, provides an excellent exhibition of Dijon life in the past. It is worth taking a deviation from the regular 'owl' route to take in this museum.

Thank John j
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I think this is the first museum the really tracked citizen history. The Recreations in glass are crisp and clear to understand. The laminated Free plan really helps. Many many antiques and a series of shops set up as they were. Even a beauty salon...More

Thank MarshallGulch
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I like quiet, empty museums. No crowds obstructing your view, no unruly children ruining the atmosphere, and no queues for the gift shop or the loos. I also like museums to discourage visitors from making loud mobile phone calls whilst browsing the exhibits. Our stroll...More

1  Thank Andrew H
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