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Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)

67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 11
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Good stop if you enjoy an unusual approach

Rather than a traditional museum containing artifacts from the composer's life, each room tried to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
mvidro
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Fun art, fun things to do. Take the family especially the teenagers. You will all enjoy. My wife... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Dudley H
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“his life” (14 reviews)
“audio guide” (25 reviews)
“white room” (5 reviews)
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67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Rather than a traditional museum containing artifacts from the composer's life, each room tried to explain a particular period in his musical maturation. We received an English language audio guide on entry, Between rooms, it played selections from Satie's works. If you stood in the...More

Thank mvidro
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Fun art, fun things to do. Take the family especially the teenagers. You will all enjoy. My wife and I has a laugh or smile in every room.

Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We did not know this museum existed until we read about it in the guidebook when we arrived to the city this morning. We decided we should go since we like his music. The unusual use of the audio guide as you move from relatively...More

Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We usually like quirky museums but this was a step too far. Totally surreal. No idea what most of it was about at all. Reckon the designers were high on something. Go and have a coffee or ice cream and people watch at the Honfleur...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We didn't really do a great deal of research before our visit - we knew a little bit about his music, but very little about him or his personal life. The exhibition was more of an art experience - quite fascinating and intriguing, with interactive...More

Thank ANN H
Reviewed 4 October 2017

GymnoPedie - haunting. Museum tour with headphones - quirky. One for the aficionados but at only around 6 euros per person, an interesting foray into the world of a great artiste for the layman too. Also a good way to spend 45 minutes out of...More

Thank normadaremas
Reviewed 7 September 2017

innovative and very interesting way of describing the genius of an artist. interactive and surprising.

Thank 868MarcoG
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We like Eric Satie but did not like this museum at all. The headphones are nice, and the use of technology is interesting, but the museum does not tell you anything about his life or his friends, or even why he was so very untraditional....More

1  Thank frtravler
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We only had time to visit one museum in Honfleur and decided to visit the Satie House because it's nothing like we've visited before. Although a small museum, it kept us captivated because of the surprises in each room and with each exhibit. Some rooms...More

Thank Paulyn W
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Even if you are not a Satie fan this is well worth a visit. If you are a Satie fan then it is a must see. One the the best museums dedicated to a single artist we have ever visited. The displays and audio guide...More

Thank Charles-ChesterNJ
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