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Musee de Cognac

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Address: 48 boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac, France
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+33 5 45 32 07 25

Collection includes regional art and artifacts, with specific focus on the...

Collection includes regional art and artifacts, with specific focus on the cognac producers.

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Interesting but small museum in a lovely setting

We happened upon this museum which had a random selection of artefacts and paintings. Not a huge selection to see when we went in July. Nice and airy in a beautiful setting... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We happened upon this museum which had a random selection of artefacts and paintings. Not a huge selection to see when we went in July. Nice and airy in a beautiful setting. Staff friendly and approachable.

Thank Slamjo
New York City, New York
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470 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

It was raining so we stopped in. It is worth a short visit to learn a bit about the region and the staff were very helpful.

Thank AnAnthropologist
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We won this trip in a competition, we were treated like royalty by Martell, could not have been better, had a wonderful time, well worth a visit very interesting

Thank Jackie M
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We did not want too much time in Cognac and although the nice girl in the Office du Tourisme had made an appointment for us to visit the Heraud distillery we went to the Museum instead. Good presentation of the distillation process. Annoying, however, is the mix of the French commentary over the loudspeakers and the English version over your... More 

Thank arnoldv52
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Whilst it was enjoyable, made interesting by the power cut and being evacuated, we actually learnt more about cognac by doing some distillery tours.

Thank B B
North Carolina
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394 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Go early in the day to avoid the loud late arriving tourists coming in buses. The tour is excellent. Helene was terrific as a guide.

Thank rhamba k
Apremont, France
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163 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

good museum at 3 euros not to be missed tells the story of how cognac is made together with bottles and lables

Thank o1jerkbait
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Very modern with interactive audio, good value for money. Busy place, try not to get behind a large party.

Thank Diana S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

The museum is modern week laid out with audio guides in most languages that was very helpful. Our view this was better value that going to the cognac houses that were by comparison expensive. Plus we got an audio in English where as not many tours of the cognac houses were in English.

Thank Peter W
Isle of Man
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248 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

The lady gave us a summary of the area in English and we watched a 10 minute video of the region. It was worth the short visit whilst waiting to go to Hennessy distillery. It was free.

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