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. Plan your visit to Maurice Dufresne Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Azay-le-Rideau vacation generator.
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  • Museum who may interested everyone because everything car, tractor, weapons, bike, plane, etc.
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  • This place is awesome with hundreds of vintage and antique vehicles, engines and more. It just goes on for ever. There are weaving looms, guillotine carts, weapons, planes, tractors plus historic info...  more »
  • The Museum Maurice Dufresne is very rich and offers a large exhibition area. Some parts are clean as the planner of "The great MOP". There are many agricultural machines then he must love it! Nice visit!
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  • Excellent 2 centuries of machinery in a huge place. A historic and amazing ballad. A must-see. And few people place quiet on the banks of l indre.
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  • Completely disparate, but absolutely brilliant. A family visit, to like 3 generations!
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  • Everything, everything, everything you'll all sue the history of agricultural machinery. I went there on the feast of the hype and the kids were thrilled! We also.
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  • Great Museum. Do at least once
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  • Very well.. well received.
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