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“Worth stopping off at as you meander the old city”
Review of School Museum

School Museum
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We passed the museum a couple of times as we wandered the lanes and alleys of the old city, and on our third passing we decided to give it a go. The museum is not that big but has some fascinating things on display, and I particularly love the old school education posters they have on the wall "The evils of alcohol" haha.
There is also an old school room where you can sit at a desk and practice your French alphabet with an old nib pen and ink (They even collect the best (and a couple of the worst) ones and have them in a book at the entrance you can look at).
All in all...a worthy stop off.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lovely to visit this place as our connections link to education and it was lovely to go back in time and sit at the old desks. Well worth a visit to reminisce.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Nestled in La Cité this museum has some fascinating exhibits and interesting information. It isn't big but there is certainly enough to see and read. My French is not brilliant but there is an English guide sheet and most of the Information is easy to work out. As a former teacher my self it is interesting to see how advanced some of the educational practices were at the time. Loved the posters and enjoyed having a go at handwriting with a nib... Was a challenge on the small calligraphy lines! Derfinately worth a visit for a very modest entrance fee.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

The idea of the museum is itself great. If you are old, you will recognize some things. If you are young, it is worth to take a look at it. It may even help to understand many things.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

There's not too many places that have a museum about a school but here there is one! And it is generally interesting look back in time at the French school system of the age - interesting enough!

Thank TippOz
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