Musée des Commerces d'Autrefois, Rochefort

(4.8/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Musée des Commerces d'Autrefois takes you back to an era when Rochefort was dominated by its merchants and shopkeepers. The museum reflects the city's architectural and cultural history. Add Musée des Commerces d'Autrefois to your Rochefort travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rochefort vacation trip planner.
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Reviews
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  • This museum is a series of detailed reconstructions of the shops of the past. When computer technology did not exist, and that the pub was called "claims". All these shops in the middle of the 20th century "talk" to the more than fifty years. And children are happy to discover these prehistoric times. Everything is really interesting and well presented.
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  • This very fine museum offers displays of artefacts, furniture and settings of shops and trades of the XIXth or eraly XXth century. It's a real opportunity of discovery for children and of nostalgia fo...  more »
  • It is imperative to visit this wonderful Museum that has a soul, if you are in the area of Rochefort. Composed of several levels, this Museum will make you discover the shops of the past. A multitude of objects are presented. Not only is a clear cultural tool but it us "into" distant memories, moods disappeared... Our french heritage it is. This museum is important... very important for the memory of generations of our country...
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  • Great success that this museum mounted by two enthusiasts, collectors have redeemed this place on 4 levels to exhibit their collection. They have restored old shops with the hairdresser, the Hatter, the photographer and the school. More than hour of visit very enjoyable.
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  • Two lovers have created a crazy dream: restore life to front. It's a great success story. On 4 levels there are shops in the past. A must: the slot floor. After the distillery, hides the school where the teacher invites you to take a dictation with pen!
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  • Friendly great Museum very interesting to discover our past. The pleasure of returning to school and a game of question for children
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  • This place deserves a visit, it's fabulous, you have eyes. Proust's madeleine.
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  • I keep this Museum a great memory! It is really complete and very well done, you learn a lot of things through the tables and areas (I keep a keen memory of the "doctor" area) and all body craft (or almost) are represented! Things to do in :D
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