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Musee de Cognac

48 boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac, France
+33 5 45 32 07 25
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Some great paintings

It is a very small museum, but well worth a visit. We were there in Aug 17 and there was a small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark&Rosa
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Canberra, Australia
Interesting but small museum in a lovely setting

We happened upon this museum which had a random selection of artefacts and paintings. Not a huge... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Slamjo
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London, United Kingdom
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Collection includes regional art and artifacts, with specific focus on the cognac producers.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Some great paintings”
1 Aug 2016
“Interesting but small museum in a lovely setting”
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48 boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac, France
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+33 5 45 32 07 25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very small museum, but well worth a visit. We were there in Aug 17 and there was a small exhibit on 150 years of presidential dinners - very interesting. There are some amazing paintings which are worth the price of admission of...More

Thank Mark&Rosa
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We happened upon this museum which had a random selection of artefacts and paintings. Not a huge selection to see when we went in July. Nice and airy in a beautiful setting. Staff friendly and approachable.

Thank Slamjo
Reviewed 4 July 2016

It was raining so we stopped in. It is worth a short visit to learn a bit about the region and the staff were very helpful.

Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We won this trip in a competition, we were treated like royalty by Martell, could not have been better, had a wonderful time, well worth a visit very interesting

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We did not want too much time in Cognac and although the nice girl in the Office du Tourisme had made an appointment for us to visit the Heraud distillery we went to the Museum instead. Good presentation of the distillation process. Annoying, however, is...More

Thank arnoldv52
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Whilst it was enjoyable, made interesting by the power cut and being evacuated, we actually learnt more about cognac by doing some distillery tours.

Thank B B
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Go early in the day to avoid the loud late arriving tourists coming in buses. The tour is excellent. Helene was terrific as a guide.

Thank rhamba k
Reviewed 6 June 2015

good museum at 3 euros not to be missed tells the story of how cognac is made together with bottles and lables

Thank o1jerkbait
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Very modern with interactive audio, good value for money. Busy place, try not to get behind a large party.

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 3 May 2015

The museum is modern week laid out with audio guides in most languages that was very helpful. Our view this was better value that going to the cognac houses that were by comparison expensive. Plus we got an audio in English where as not many...More

Thank Peter W
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