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Musée National des Douanes, Bordeaux

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3.8/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
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  • If you are an traveler and have crossed an international border (land, sea or by air) you have met a customs officer. This museum is dedicated to the work of the customs officers in France and tells t...  read more »
  • This museum covers in some depth the history of the French Douaniers and their predecessors the 'Tax Farmers'. Interesting if slightly overwhelming, to make the most of it in English you really need t...  read more »
  • The museum is superb. The most interesting object is an enormus egg from a preistoric fowl. There are many exhibits that have been seized by customs officer. 
  • Very surprising this museum. You have a great journey through the history of customs authorities in France and Europe and many different gadgets. It is also very cheap. Seen in 60 - 90 minutes.
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  • Interesting to discover a part of the city's history is not always very popular
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  • Very well documented Museum. A real pleasure to discover the history of the Customs and its agents.
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  • Cruel lack of light to read platelets documents requiring to pass through the guide mas uadio explained documents also lack brightness then? As the ateiers for children, the animatrce lack of resources or it was in a bad mood, with the pre teens could go, but for 3-6 year olds I advise against it, course not of any suitable, not to mention the lack of felt. Not enough fun.
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  • Charming architectural complex built in a unique French style
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