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Ecomusee de Marqueze

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Great guided tour of Marquèze

I spent a very interesting half day tour at the Marquèze ecomuseum. The steam train set the scene... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
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I loved it from start to end!!

The aim is really to keep the authenticity. You have to take a 1900’ train to arrive to the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Mathilde A
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I spent a very interesting half day tour at the Marquèze ecomuseum. The steam train set the scene for a great visit. Many thanks to Anne-Marie, our guide who made history come alive with her in depth explanations and her vast knowledge of this unique...More

1  Thank Klandes
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The aim is really to keep the authenticity. You have to take a 1900’ train to arrive to the “museum”. When you arrive you end up in a real country side with sheeps walking around, dog, goose... you walk from place to place where you...More

2  Thank Mathilde A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very good value day out, starts with a train ride to the area and a trail around well preserved buildings and demonstration's. Nice little cafe to,

Thank holboyUk
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 10h30 am in Sabres to visit the museum. (We prefere the morning because it's not that hot and therw are less people then in the afternoons.) There is a big free parking in front of the ticket center. You will access the...More

1  Thank Irotchka
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This écomusée has interesting local history. If you have not visited an open air écomusée before you will enjoy the collection of traditional buildings. However if you have visited other écomusée before you could be a little disappointed, on our visite there were little demonstrations...More

Thank DaveP948
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived in plenty of time for the train. The card machine did not work, so had to run to the atm. Arriving back at 11.28 for the 11.30 train (along with approx 20 other potential customers), we were told they did not hold the...More

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Ecomusée d, Responsable relations clients at Ecomusee de Marqueze, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear visitor, We are sincerely sorry for your experience. Unfortunately, the staff has to respect precisely the train schedule and cannot wait for visitors. You might not have been informed that you could visit the museum on the otherside of the railway. The visit of...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Infrastructures are nice but you have to walk a lot to see each "houses". Characters are not present everywhere... I only saw the guy with the sheeps and cows. Service at the restaurant was very very slow... Good point was the treasure hunt for the...More

Thank sabinesanya
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice time to spent with your children or grandchildren this is the place to be! While the children are busy with the animals at the same time you get a piece of ancient history about how the people used...More

Thank Bert J
Reviewed 15 July 2016

You get on an old train that chugs through the woods to reach this large area where you stroll round and look at old houses, some of them furnished. There are friendly sheep, geese, chickens, and a pair of oxen. You can see weaving and...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

An amazing experience that is both fun and educational :) Everyone there is very nice and each and everyone of them are passuonate avout their job, making the visit even more enjoyable. The site is also a nice place to stroll around in and to...More

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Response from Mathilde A | Reviewed this property |
No there is no train, the closest on of the museum would be Labouheyre. Have a look on voyages-Sncf website. This is the French National train service. Maybe there is some bus but the easiest option would be to rent a car... More
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