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Museum of Millau

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Address: Millau, France
Phone Number: +33 5 65 59 01 08
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 18:00

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Musee de Millau - local art plus glove making

The history of glove making drew me to this museum. It has a detailed exhibition on an upper floor of the history and methods used, samples, machinery, and some spectacular gloves... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2016
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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

The history of glove making drew me to this museum. It has a detailed exhibition on an upper floor of the history and methods used, samples, machinery, and some spectacular gloves that are very high fashion, and some that are historic artifacts showing a wide variety of embroidery and embellishment techniques. There are several other displays in the museum, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Set at the nice town square, this smallish museum offers two interesting displays: The one on the history of the town from stone age, through the busy roman time an onwards. Even more interesting is the department on the town's important leather industry including vidos on the crafting, old tools end shops and display on haut couture throughout the times.... More 

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Longwarry, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

The museum contains a lot of information about the local glove industry. Millau used to export gloves to the USA and around the world. Allow an hour at least for this interesting museum.

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Paulhan, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We finally spent some time here.... we'd seen it for a decade and not bothered... it was well worth the visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

We enjoyed this museum and learnt how it the area supplied all the Roman Empire with pottery. Despite the time of year it was not very busy and the pottery amazing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

Millau is cold in March. In a bid to stay warm we entered the Museum without having researched what was on offer. It had a lovely exhibition on stained glass and the desk clerk was extremely helpful in explaining what there was to see, what was free and what carried a charge. This is an ideal place to soak up... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2012

Learn how Millau served as the source of pottery for the entire Roman world. View hundreds of samples of recovered pottery and see many other artifacts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

A rather old fashioned museum and all the better for it! Archeology, geology and of course the pottery made at Graufesenque. Found all over the Roman world, as far away as the Orkneys in the north and Turkey in the east A special section on the local manufacture of leather gloves proves remarkably interesting.

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