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Full of mushrooms
Toward the end a gorgeous smell
Cool in the cave
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
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
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
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
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
Ok you can go here and if you keep your expectations in check and your imagination wide open maybe enjoy it. But honestly it didn't do much for me. It's a bunch of troglodytes underground showing the history of the millions of mushrooms in France...More
You'll learn so much about mushrooms and cultivating the, when you take this interesting tour. The caves are interesting and there is an array of mushrooms to see and learn about. Our guide had no command of English so our group leader has to translate....More
Very interesting and informative self-guided tour. You can also see the different ways how several types of eadible mushrooms are grown. Wear some warm clothing as temperature is around 14 degrees celcius.
We really enjoyed our tour of the Mushroom museum. The information is provided in both french and english. The variety of mushrooms is impressive and we learnt lots of interesting facts. A good way to spend an hour in the rain as the mushrooms are...More