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Musee Aux Anciens Commerces

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Memory lane

We visited this attraction with my mum who certainly enjoyed it as it reminded her some memories. I... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Earl Shilton, United Kingdom
Very good collection of memories

Full of items going back decades but you will probably remember quite a few of them. We were in a... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2015
Burbage, United Kingdom
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17 Aug 2018
“Memory lane”
12 Oct 2017
“Interesting in parts...”
The museum Aux Anciens commerces opened in 1992. Here, you can find the charm of old shops, with its authentic windows and products : Bistro, Pharmacy, Barber shop, Drugstore, Grocery's, toys etc. Are you ready to travel through time? So come, and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ecuries Foullon - Chemin du Lavoir, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 52 91 58
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visited this attraction with my mum who certainly enjoyed it as it reminded her some memories. I have read the negative comments from others and I am not surprised because if you are not a French speaker / francophone cultured then you won't get...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This French 'musee' is about the past commercial life of the town it's in and there are some interesting bits, like how many different individual trades were recorded in the town in the 1950's Some of the displays were good like the wigmakers showing how...More

Thank C6Dave
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of six aged 9-72. A small museum that can be walked through in about half an hour. Exhibits organised into different shops, the pharmacy section was most interesting as you could go into the area, all other shops were behind glass...More

Thank Jo J
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The idea of recreating the shops is good but unfortunately everything is rather crammed in and only basic information is given about each shop. It is however a good example of how the shops used to be in the area,

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Full of items going back decades but you will probably remember quite a few of them. We were in a rush so could not do the museum justice but an effusive and, apparently, very funny lady gave a talk, in French only, about some of...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was well done with a vast collection of old interesting things, all seperated into "shops" - cobblers, hatter, bookshop, grocer. I think it is probably of more interest to adults than children as there's nothing to interact with and a large part of the...More

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