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Carre Plantagenet, Le Mans

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Le Mans’ long history finds a home at Carre Plantagenet, where over 1,000 artifacts tell the city’s story beginning with the first settlement. As you walk down “la carre,” or “the street,” you will see these objects arranged to best offset their significance as part of society, economy, and technological innovation. Models of the local geography will show you how the land has changed through the ages, while temporary exhibits will introduce you to new ideas in historical analysis and even offer a lighter side of Le Mans’ story. Make Carre Plantagenet a part of your Le Mans vacation plans using our Le Mans vacation planner.
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  • After the real cathedral masterpiece the glance at the Museum, we get on top of the tunnel then the old quarters... architecture exceeds the expectations... small yards gardens... creperies.estaminets and cut gorges is the thirteenth centuries or sky... be curious!
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  • Very interesting, a nice collection to see! but hostesses to l ' frigid home, too bad. We moved to see the temporary exhibition on hunting in Africa, beautiful! However, no information given to hospitality, just a brochure, lack of politeness, c is regrettable, the welcome at le Mans is generally more friendly
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  • Wonderful Museum on the history of le Mans and Maine. Musėe modern, spacious and bright. Through the eras by level. Temporary exhibitions are also offered in addition to the presented collections. The entrance is accessible to € 5 for adults (half price on Sunday), free for children, students under 25 years and job seekers.
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  • Beautiful location in the heart of le Mans. Come for a conference, I don't have time to visit all, but I'll be back.
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  • A very nice well done Museum.
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  • Very good address! The young Restorer is very welcoming and very friendly. Arrived after 2 p.m., she accepted we concoct a plate with remaining (many customers to serve at Alternatiba). I will return with great pleasure!
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