Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel, Mont-Saint-Michel

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One of the most popular museums of Mont-St-Michel, Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel offers you extensive information about the area from the time it was originally inhabited by the Romans up through the present day. You can wander the halls and discover fascinating collections, including weapons, paintings, sculptures, watches, and more. There are also displays for prisons and dungeons, and don’t miss the 19th century periscope, which reveals the bay. Take the guesswork out of planning a Mont-Saint-Michel vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Great home, it changes to shops and restaurants. By cons without interest, fortunately we took the 4 museums otherwise is a scam.
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  • Do not waste your money in any museum on Mont Saint Michel. The whole place IS a museum anyway. (And of course the Abbey not only worth the 10euros but it is a MUST SEE.) "Prisons and dungeons" seemed...  more »
  • Not worth the money to pay, no consistency across and no textual guidance or other to learn only a little on exposed objects. This place is only a pretext to pay enthusiastic tourists.
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In addition to a number of small inns located within the island township of Mont-St-Michel, you can choose to stay at a larger hotel or B&B on the mainland. Providing privacy and comfort at affordable prices, family-run rural retreats also offer modern conveniences, such as satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, and secure parking. If you wish to avoid high-season crowds and explore Normandy's great outdoors at your own pace, book a spot at a campsite near this World Heritage Site island destination.
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