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Museo Fournier de Naipes de Alava

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Address: C. Cuchilleria 54 | En pleno casco medieval, cerca de la Catedral Santa María y de Artium, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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The Fournier Playing Card Museum is located in the Palacio de Bendaña. Heraclio Fournier Gonzalez founded in 1868 a company that manufactured playing cards in Vitoria. His... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2012
Malaga, Spain
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

It is an extraordinary museum with the biggest collection of playing cards on the world! A visit takes about an hour and it's a very good time there. In the shop you can buy many interesting decks of cards, even the original ones more than 50 years old!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We only came here because we bought a ticket that gives you entrance to all the main museums in the city. You can buy it at any of the main museums and it saves several euros if you visit all of them. We thought it seemed worth the money and so we decided to go to both this museum and... More 

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Greer, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012

There are two museums here and based on the other reviews and a time crunch we chose to go first through the card museum. No complaints (it is free) but not all that exciting either. If you are a history buff or really like cards this is going to be special for you. If neither are your passion your going... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

The Fournier Playing Card Museum is located in the Palacio de Bendaña. Heraclio Fournier Gonzalez founded in 1868 a company that manufactured playing cards in Vitoria. His grandson Felix Alfaro Fournier inherited the company and he started collecting playing cards. Felix was the one who founded the museum. It has the largest collection of playing cards in the world. The... More 

Thank BennyMalaga
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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Reviewed 5 March 2012

In the city where a major player on the Playing Card production, Heraclio Fournier, was set up we can find what is mend to be one of the biggest and most interesting museums on playing cards. Inside a Rennaissance Palace you will have a historical, technical and thematic tour through the evolution of playing cards, from the Provencal packs and... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 15 October 2011

First time we heard about this museum we were so-caled 'speaking' to a local man '(my castellano is of beginner level) when at least I could understand him a bit knew that it's one of the most interesting museums of Vitoria and it's free of charge. It was a real surprise when we came there to the museum because it's... More 

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