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Short visit but very memorable

This is a small museum but rich in history. It makes you think very hard about the people who live... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JPD62240
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Well Named!

This morning my wife and myself took part in a guided Walking Tour of Honfleur and noticed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stevebG6121BX
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London, United Kingdom
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Quai St Etienne, 14602, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small museum but rich in history. It makes you think very hard about the people who live in the town, how poor most people were and how challenging life must have been in previous centuries. Great collection of artifacts - the museum...More

Thank JPD62240
Reviewed 1 week ago

This morning my wife and myself took part in a guided Walking Tour of Honfleur and noticed the Musee de Vieux Honfleur whilst going along Prison Street (part of the Museum Tour includes the old - albeit small - prison). We returned this afternoon to...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the same as "Musee D'ethnographie Et D'art Populaire Normand". Two names for the same museum. This is a small exhibit in Honfleur. It’s an old small house with a bunch of rooms. The rooms are full of a hodge podge of displays about...More

Thank Ahuva H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth visiting is this amazing little museum. The walk through the rooms of a an old historic house really takes you back in time. Furniture, tools, clothing and even a shop..... A very nice set up in the centre of Honfleur which takes about...More

Thank Pien K
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This museum is not open all day but it’s worth returning if it’s closed. It’s full of history and the rooms are a reflection of times gone by. Takes a good half an hour at least to go around. Photographers - great pictures of medieval...More

Thank Frenchy2353
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Having read other’s reviews I was keen to visit Musée du Vieux Honfleur, however despite clearly detailed opening hours, it was never open during these times. It is 6:30pm now and the Musée is supposed to be open until 10pm tonight however when I arrived...More

Thank Traveltheworldcd
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Really old church, take a look at the ceiling as well. Al navy things are nice too. Cheap entrance, ideal for when a small shower passes by

Thank Strand J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The museum, an ex-church, (and the old prison next door) have existed for, well, since 1369 with various uses since that time. You can buy a ticket for the prison for an additional E1.20 if you buy the museum entry. (Prices vary by age and...More

2  Thank HenknAnnie
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Have to agree with another writer in that the staff weren't friendly...think they were in character with the rest of the museum but not in costume. Each room is a scene from a variety of other houses that would have been in the old Honfleur,...More

1  Thank Stretts
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It boggles the mind how old this building is....go to learn about the history of Honfleur and how the timbered buildings lasted so long.

2  Thank Travelwithteenboys
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