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Unusual!

A fascinating and unusual collection including many still growing. Depends on how interested you... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
revoda
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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Lots of Mushrooms

Mushrooms, mushrooms and more mushrooms. For a short walk you can see exhibits of more mushrooms... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
kiwies0776
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Beavercreek, Ohio
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Takes about an hour and if you have an interest in mushroom cultivation it is likely to pique your interest. A rather difficult place to take kids as the displays are not at kid level, so bring a strong back to lift them.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bonniemreeves
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A self guided tour is provided explaining what is needed to grow the various varieties of mushrooms and the history of mushroom growing. We hired a local tour guide who made the whole experience even more educational and fun. Be prepared for cool mushroom growing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo-Ann M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A fascinating and unusual collection including many still growing. Depends on how interested you are in mushrooms. It’s chilly so wrap up warm even in the height of summer. Some ceilings get quite low. Nice range of fresh mushrooms for sale, and very good value.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank revoda
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed chilling in the cave on hot day! Fascinated to learn interesting facts about mushrooms and to see them growing. Enjoyed mushroom bread! Small person doesn’t like mushrooms so was less impressed!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1966MG
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Likes Full of mushrooms Toward the end a gorgeous smell Cool in the cave Hate 9euros The first part of the tour (we had no guide) is painted clay mushrooms and displays that are difficult to see due to condensation No opportunity to sample anything...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Very extensive and interesting display of all kinds of mushrooms from around the world, as you walk through the underground labyrinth.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Mushrooms, mushrooms and more mushrooms. For a short walk you can see exhibits of more mushrooms that I through exsisted. The information (eatable or non) provided for the types of mushrooms was very interesting. If you like to eat mushrooms this is a short trip...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank kiwies0776
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The museum was interesting but I would not visit a second time. There is a lot of information posted on the walls in English and French but the displays were a bit lacking. I paid 9 euros to walk around in a cave which was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Marcella B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum and on finding out that there were no guided tours, we were still charged 9 euros to self-guide. We would have maybe considered not going in had we not walked from Saumur (5 miles) to get there. We went in and yes...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I really feel that the museum should have closed a few weeks before our visit. The preserved mushrooms in glass were very interesting but the latter half with the growing mushrooms was pretty much empty and quite strange! I'm sure this would be a completely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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