Musee Maritime, La Rochelle

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Musee Maritime is dedicated to the maritime traditions and culture of France. The museum depicts the maritime culture of the region and highlights the prominence of wooden schooners. Bordered by a serene river, the museum includes a picnic area, and tours are available. Before you head to La Rochelle, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly La Rochelle journey builder tool , to make sure you see all that La Rochelle has to offer, including Musee Maritime.
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  • October 3, 2017
    In fact I don't know whether to talk to a museum because with a single admission ticket I was able to visit different things. (1) the Museum or there are pictures, videos, collectibles on the port of the new rochelle. I liked the flirt of sand. (2) I can also visit France a weather ship, including the engine room. Interesting because this type of boat no longer exists because of the satellites.3) I was also able to visit a small voilier.4) I visited a tug, without the engine room. (5) I also visited the showroom. In conclusion, really pleased with this visit I recommend
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  • September 29, 2017
    The museum is actually on board the ship. The way round is well signposted and you move from room to room to experience what life was like on board. The cabins look as though they are still occupied b...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    Interesting and something significant: there is possibility to dine on Board (restaurant on the upper deck) for cheap and good.
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  • September 3, 2017
    The visit of the boats is very nice. There are rarely world. Not all accessible to people with reduced mobility: the hallways are not very wide, the passage of watertight doors is not always obvious and the stairs to pass one bridge to another, are very steep.
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To discover La Rochelle's rich architectural heritage, book your rooms at a stylish hotel near the city's picturesque old harbor. From there, you can easily explore the city's oldest areas, while remaining within easy walking distance of modern tourist attractions, such as the aquarium and natural history museum. If you're travelling on a limited budget, consider staying farther away from the old harbor, where you can choose from a selection of small inns, private B&Bs, and good-value hostels.
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