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Musee du Vieux Honfleur, Honfleur

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History Museum Museum
Housed in a former prison and other dockside buildings, Musee du Vieux Honfleur details daily life and industry throughout the region's history. Enter the historic timbered building, situated in a small side alley, and explore its exhibits of everyday objects and recreated rooms representing common family life. Look for the replica of a town store, another vital cog in the social workings of this harbor town. Be sure to make your way to the church next door, which houses the museum's second section, and learn about the shipbuilding and sailing industries in the region. To visit Musee du Vieux Honfleur on your holiday in Honfleur, and find out what else Honfleur has to offer, use our Honfleur vacation route planner.
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  • Have to agree with another writer in that the staff weren't friendly...think they were in character with the rest of the museum but not in costume. Each room is a scene from a variety of other houses ...  more »
  • The Museum is located in an alley that is perpendicular to the old basin, next to the Church Saint Etienne (which contains the Museum of the Navy). The House he occupies is remarkable and date from the 16th century. The tour is interesting-ave a nice collection of Ethnography.
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  • It boggles the mind how old this building is....go to learn about the history of Honfleur and how the timbered buildings lasted so long.  more »
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  • Excellent food at a good price. We ate lunchtime from the daily menu, the home made fish soup was excellent, as was the rest of the meal. Great location, lovely old building.
  • The snails and shrimps as a starter weren't fresh, and the snails were still slimy and lacked seasoning. The mussels were overcooked and a lot of them were bad, they were still closed.. The creme brulee was fine. The service was nice, but that's about it.
  • Great food. Very helpful and friendly service. Nice view.
  • Nice with a good selection of bars and restaurants
  • Don't be fooled into thinking this is a great restaurant, is isn't. What it does very well is provide a suburb view over the harbour, a good cup of coffee brought out very fast. Then they leave you alone to enjoy. So, if you want good coffee lovely view and somewhere to rest for 20 mins this is excellent. If you want a good meal go to a restaurant not a cafe.

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