Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, Avranches

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In the center of the town, in a truly contemporary building, Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel exhibits the precious manuscripts of the Mont Saint-Michel abbey, kept in Avranches since the Revolution. You can view these medieval manuscripts in an exhibition room, darkened to protect the historic documents. Labels are in French and English, and an English audio guide is available to help you better understand the background of the manuscripts.

There are several fascinating galleries to discover, including a gallery showing how Avranches developed from Roman times and another with artifacts from the middle ages. Various educational films are played in a loop throughout the museum, showing the development of Mont Saint-Michel, how to make paper, how to bind a book, and more. Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Avranches Edition.
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  • The phoneme of Avranches is a Museum of la Mancha, located at Avranches. He exhibited from Mont Saint-Michel, Manuscripts preserved in the library of the former Fund. It is open in August 2006. It is a public and family Museum. We had been at an exhibition on Egypt, it was very informative, but a bit short for our taste.
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  • Visit this phoneme Museum day. Really, I have not hooked at all, even in the bathroom of the old manuscripts, nothing, not that little spark. Is not really suitable for children or teenagers honestly I most recommend to visit the Basilica in Mont Saint-Michel. Here other than read a long Fox and watch some relics, nothing nothing nothing
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  • Enjoy your visit at Avranches. The Museum is very modern, well designed and very rich. Visit family who liked a lot. There will be still visit 1 h 30 or more if you want to see the videos, etc. I recommend.
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