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Musée de Normandie, Caen

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Located in the Château de Caen, covers the history of the region--from the early cave dwellers to the Vikings to the 20th century. You can examine 80,000 objects that trace the physical and cultural evolution of Normandy. Items include weapons, jewelry, and objects of daily life that are in context, as well as the masterpieces of blacksmiths, potters, and candle makers. The museum opened in 1963, and in 1970 it merged with the local museum of fine arts, increasing its collections. In addition to the archeological and anthropological exhibits, it also houses permanent and temporary art shows. Put Musée de Normandie on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Caen itinerary maker.
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  • It is a VERY solemn place to visit, to think what happen, to thank the men and women from both sides of what was happening 
  • Some interesting artefacts, limited interactivity for children, but good value for money with the combined two museums ticket. Worth doing if you're visiting the castle anyway. 
  • would you like the story of the coming to power of Hitler's war to the tearing down of the Third Reich. This museums costs you money but it is worth it.
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  • A good quality, brief explanation of the history of the region back to prehistoric times.
  • The Museum retraces life in Normandy from prehistory to nowadays. The permanent collection is worth the cost to be seen. Expect a big time to do the tour without any Miss. In addition it is free for the under 26 years!
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  • Worth the trip, nice a visit and revisit
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  • Well = D
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