Maurice Dufresne Museum, Azay-le-Rideau

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Located in the old mill, Maurice Dufresne Museum is a history museum displaying technological advancements from the past four centuries. Peak your curiosity with items presented in thematic arrangements, such as agricultural machines, silk and textile industries, musketry, and hydraulic power. View interesting and notable objects, such as a guillotine from 1792, antique arms dating back to the previous four centuries from around the world, and weaving machines from 1692 used for making textiles. Put Maurice Dufresne Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Azay-le-Rideau trip planning website .
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  • We loved. So many things to see, of old farm machinery, armaments, vehicles, celebrities (the glider from the "great MOP", a star of the "7th Company", a Blériot plane...). This Mr. Dufresne has created absolutely should not miss
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  • A course in the memories of everyone; everyone can find his memories or memories of his parents. Many, many things to see always well documented.
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  • A collection of vehicles of all kinds, very rich, with clear explanations. A well signposted route, very nice and shady where exteriors there is possibility to consume. A very good value. You can feel the passion of its creator. Thank you Mr. Dufresne!
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  • You'll find everything in this Museum! The collection is impressive, as well as the educational effort to comment on each piece and machine. The place in him also brings same (water, former paper mill). Path signposted, not to think about it, can we focus on parts. Difficult to do everything exhaustively in one visit, we are back!
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  • extraordinary Museum, it was a second visit. Absolutely worth a visit. A collection impressive, very well documented because each machine, object,... includes a clear sign indicating its name, its use and the circumstances of its discovery. A course with questionnaire is provided for the children. Everything was interested in our little 9 year old son. Must-have! Bravo!
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  • Very nice collection of Maurice Dufresne. A must see. By hand to be forced to show a disability card to get a small discount ok but they also make a photocopy of this somewhat surprising card and never seen!
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  • Unusual place full of treasures to see absolutely. Predict between 2:30 3:00. Simple food available on site.
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