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Musee des Gueules Rouges, Tourves

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
This huge red brick walled museum is calls to many tourists every year. It is famous for its large area, and displays the history of bauxite mining in Var over a thousand three hundred square mt (almost fourteen thousand square ft) exposition. The color of the outer walls gives it its name, which literally translates to “the Museum of Red Faces”. Welcome to a brilliant learning experience where you are taken through the mining of bauxite in southern France in a mine setting, giving you a real feel of a the life of a miner. To visit Musee des Gueules Rouges and get the most from your holiday in Tourves, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tourves trip itinerary planner.
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  • See s to inform of this hard business of minor, very well done at the level of the visit and information, recommend friends or family
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  • The Museum should be interesting should be just that schedules appearing on brochures of tourist offices is respected, we are September 11 so in high season you are normally open on Monday however apply you already low season schedules 50kms for nothing thank you!
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  • Very welcoming. A fine setting, very interesting and moving tour which tells the life of minors during more it.s century. A staging and a very realistic reenactment. A very fun interactive space and interest for small and large. To visit and make known. Long life at the Museum.
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  • The conversion of an old wine cellar in a dummy bauxite mine. Nice job of staging. I enjoyed the descent by elevator to the bottom of the mine, it is well simulated.
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  • Remarquable restitution de l'histoire minière du var. Prevoir 2h, visite guidée comprise. Ne pas rater la visite guidée. Expo intéressante. Entrée et boutique à prix très honnêtes.
  • Visit rich and fun, we spend a good hour and a half with the guided tour.
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