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Musee Historique de Biarritz

Open Now: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:30 - 18:30
Open today: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:30 - 18:30
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Good way to pass an hour in the rain

Located beside les Halles, the museum, in an old church, has some interesting photos and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
paulm2101
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Quiet and unobtrusive museum

I think it is not well known museum for tourists all round the world. Only a few people were there... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2016
960Jelena_S
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Belgrade, Serbia
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12 Jul 2016
“Good way to pass an hour in the rain”
23 Apr 2016
“Quiet and unobtrusive museum”
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Located beside les Halles, the museum, in an old church, has some interesting photos and descriptions of the English holiday inn in Biarritz (including the Royals) plus similar items on the Russians, Spanish etc.

1  Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I think it is not well known museum for tourists all round the world. Only a few people were there during our visit. More historical pictures and a movie are there. Staff is very kind.They showed us a book about the history of the place....More

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

Frankly, this museum could do with a facelift - it's a bit of a jumble, but an interesting one. It is very peaceful, shows a very good 40-minute film about Biarritz and has a large number of items set out in an old-fashioned way mostly...More

3  Thank glen1goodboy
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We visited the Musee Historique de Biarritz which has been in the Anglican Church of St. Andrew's from the late nineteenth century filled with a rich collection of very varied documents (objects, works of art, video projections…). We were able to learn a lot about...More

2  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Arranged by enthusiasts rather than experts it has a charm although we felt we had intruded when we visited. Interesting to learn of the British connection

1  Thank Mark822
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

It is very cheap and a lot of to see what Biarritz have done and the girl was very friendly and good English speaking as we'll. hard to find in this city hehe.

3  Thank Magnus D
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Take the time to cross to the historical basque museum of Bayonne. Ten times more interesting and instructive about the history of the general area. Of course, it is Basque history, not the glitzy Biarritz history. This is a small museum, run by volunteers. Worth...More

4  Thank PennyM380
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Some interesting tidbits but would have like some kind of guide book in English. Disappointed that there weren't more photos showing Biarittz in its heyday.

1  Thank Debrahis
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Fascinating to see who visited Biarritz in the past. The collection of 1920s photographs are worth a visit on their own.

1  Thank biglong
Reviewed 23 January 2013

It is nice to learn about interesting facts of the city, centered mainly on the last moments of the city. I missed something related with older fishermen times.

2  Thank AitorDelgado
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