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Musée Jules Verne, Nantes

(3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Step into the extraordinary imagination of Jules Verne at the Musée Jules Verne. Although Mr. Verne never lived in this 19th century house, it makes a perfect showing place for replicas of his inventions, his writings and even his personal collection of china donated by his descendants. Stop by the Known and Unknown Worlds room to ponder over his playful interpretation of travel and peoples. The Start of Dreams Room and an exhibit called The Sea, the Sea both investigate Verne’s fascination with the mechanics of human migration. You’ll witness the evolution of his dreams began and learn the origins of his lifelong love of the sea. With our custom trip planner, Nantes attractions like Musée Jules Verne can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Reviews
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  • Jules Verne never lived in this House, but the Museum has manuscripts of the author, items that belonged to him, a film of archive. It allows to discover the life of this author to the immense talent who did dream of entire generations of children. This visit is an opportunity to get back into some stories read a long time ago and makes you want to read the never read novels. The little shop offers books but also friendly objects around the world of J V: 7 families, Chinese shadows, rules in 3D game...
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  • I expected much more from this Museum Jules Verne. The small square that adjacent is well more speaking itself, with its two statues as the museum itself. A bookstore would have enough to replace this place that is mostly filled with writings.
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  • A museum that could be better highlighted. The building is very beautiful but poor development of the collections. Damage
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  • An interesting enough experience while visiting Nantes. We were lucky enough to get in for free because it was digital week which was a nice surprise. They had several interactive exhibitions focused around Virtual Reality which fun. I expected a few more items on display but still something to see. The exhibition is tailored to French visitors with almost everything in French. The most annoying part is the signs displaying information about items are maybe 10% of what it actually shows in French. If you want to see some of his creations in full size head over to the nearby Island that has the giant elephant you can't miss.
  • Well, not much new to see. Whatever you might have read in his novels, you can see the original schematics and a few 3D models. Again, lacks descriptions in English.
  • Small but nice museum on the works of Jules Verne. Very original models of ships and spacecraft. Cinema room with three films about his life and work. Unfortunately no extensive library-if you have a missing work of art of the master are looking for chances are that don't see it.
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  • Beautiful show with a lot of references. Very attractive rates. Superb panorama.
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  • Although again, the Museum remains quite poor intake. Little, little stories, little fun. There especially the name and the proximity of the place of birth.
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