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Fascinating gem of a museum about the Hussars

Located in a small chateau in the Massey Gardens, this fascinating gem of a museum about Hussars... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Lola_in_Spain
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Madrid
Fascinating uniforms and art

The Musee Massey is a very unique museum as its primary focus is on the uniforms and equipment of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
John H
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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 Aug 2018
“Need Background Knowledge of the Hussars to Appreciate This Museum”
28 Aug 2017
“Fascinating gem of a museum about the Hussars”
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Jardin Massey | Rue Achille Jubinal, 65000 Tarbes, France
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I will begin my review by making a disclaimer, I am an American and did not know anything about the Hussars prior to visiting this museum. I was very open and excited to learn about the Hussars and what seems like a gem from French...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Located in a small chateau in the Massey Gardens, this fascinating gem of a museum about Hussars will appeal to military history buffs and anyone who enjoys seeing gorgeous costumes and paintings. Good signage in English, as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Musee Massey is a very unique museum as its primary focus is on the uniforms and equipment of Hussar cavalrymen from the 18th century through to the 20th century. If you are the least bit interested in military history or historic costuming, it is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Really well worth visiting take it slowly and enjoy , I have been twice and only now do I think I have taken most of the history in

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Alan G
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I have been going to this garden /park since I was a child. I then brought my children. It is so beautiful and.well kept.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The promotional material for this museum - both on the web and on paper - says that it is all about the Hussars! Well, there is a wide diversity of uniforms and a reasonable number of weapons, all well presented in well lite displays but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lamu99
Reviewed 18 June 2016

quite a small regional museum but good collection that is well displayed on the Hussard military history. the art section of the museum is also nice to see.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Claire C
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