Maurice Dufresne Museum, Azay-le-Rideau
(4.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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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  • very nice for the young and the old. Take the time to visit the inside and the outside.
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  • very large collection. A car, tractor and other presentation well organized. Everything is explained, I l "have even advised friends who them also enjoyed
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  • It is a delight to see this fabulous Museum full of anecdotes and discoveries, a return to the old really inexhaustible and THANKS to his family to perpetuate their father's Museum. It is true that memory would have been lost without him and shame. Note 2 anecdotes, came three years ago, it seems to me that the boat (having had the rust disease) would in the next month is a beauty! and what sadness (I had on the way home if the restaurant was open to all time and especially the return of the visit in the afternoon) to answer that the ovens were put out! What did it take, it is a magical place and you who are borrowing of nostalgia this place is for you
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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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