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Musee Edmond-Michelet

4 rue Champanatier, 19100 Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
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Interesting museum

Well laid out and free. Took us a little while to find it. Very pleasant lady welcomed us. Free... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Emily J
Doesn't live up to its billing

When we moved to SW France last year we were aware that the area had seen resistance activity... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Braintree, United Kingdom
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“an hour” (2 reviews)
“displays” (4 reviews)
“occupation” (2 reviews)
4 rue Champanatier, 19100 Brive-la-Gaillarde, France

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well laid out and free. Took us a little while to find it. Very pleasant lady welcomed us. Free audio guide.

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 2 June 2017

When we moved to SW France last year we were aware that the area had seen resistance activity during the second world war so were both surprised and intrigued to hear that there was a museum of the resistance nearby in Brive. The museum is...More

Thank DJS54
Reviewed 14 September 2014

A free museum with a short spoken English audio guide. Worth a visit with some interesting memorabilia about a very interesting and brave man. Also includes some haunting paintings by a french survivor of the concentration camp.

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 5 May 2014

An excellent display,well researched of a member of the French Resistance Movement rendered more poignant as this was his family home and he himself was a prisoner of war at Dachau. It is a display to appeal to all echelons of society.

2  Thank 134Lucy
Reviewed 12 October 2013

I chcecked on the web for opening times and it said that the museum was open in the mornings from 10 to 12.This has been changed so the museum now opens at 1.Nevertheless the attendqnt opened the museum for me for three quarters of an...More

1  Thank wingate
Reviewed 19 June 2013

My wife, son and I, all British, visited this museum in the hope of learning more about the French Resistance during WW2 in this area. We already knew that, unlike much of France, such resistance activity had been considerable and from an early stage. But...More

3  Thank Molepolole
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Fascinating exhibition covering the period of the 1940-45 occupation, with special focus on the maquis and deportees from the Brive & Correze areas, and general details of life in France during that time. This gives the exhibition a "personal touch" which distinguishes it from a...More

3  Thank TripAv
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