Musee de la Revolution Francaise, Vizille

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The Musée de la Révolution française de Vizille is a departmental museum on the French Revolution, located in the French town of Vizille, 15 kilometres to the south of Grenoble, on the route Napoléon. It was set up in 1984 in the Château de Vizille, former home of the dukes of Lesdiguières (17th century), the Perier family (1782–1895) and the presidents of France (1924–1972) - it also hosted the gathering of three estates of the Dauphiné on 21 July 1788, known as the Assembly of Vizille. In 2007 it held a temporary exhibition at the Comédie-Française.Collections
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  • The notable exception of the Carnavalet Museum in Paris, there only very few museums who devote a part of their exhibition space to the French Revolution. One Museum in the world is entirely and solely dedicated to the French Revolution: it turns to Vizille. Set partly in the old Castle of the Dukes of Lesdiguières (17th century), partly in new premises and exposed concrete, the Museum is always to visit only because it is free. Otherwise, the exhibition and the Museum are somewhat bizarre and disconcerting. The Museum is actually a place dedicated to the exhibition of works dealing with the Revolution, except that most of the works date from the 19th century. We appreciate even when some objects of times and especially the bust of Robespierre in 1791! I think a lot of people come only because the site is free and to visit the inside of the Castle, and not the "Museum" itself. Anyway, still missing on Earth a real museum dedicated to the French Revolution, and therefore receiving the means of the State, and not the Department as is the case in Vizille.
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  • We took the tour. Very interesting. The welcoming guide. Nice. Knows his subject well. Of course feel free to complete this tour guided by a second tour at your own pace
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  • The Museum of the castle of vizile and very well jes loved this place next time I advise you to go there
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  • A few kilometers from Grenoble, a park and a castle essential. Quiet, permanent shade, area wildlife, accessible for people in a wheelchair...
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  • 10月底,樹葉黃橘紅交錯,清澈的流水遠望城堡,美不勝收
  • Beautiful Museum of the revolution, it's free ;)
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  • Open Tuesday in June, July, August, as it says on the next page of the website!
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  • Very nice and beautiful park, but caravans are on parking
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