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Address: 13 rue Louis Braille | Coupvray, 77700 Torcy, Marne-la-Vallee, France
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+33 1 60 04 82 80

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For YOUR eyes only, lovely, ludique Louis Braille...

I'd been living near Coupvray for over 20 years before listening to a BBC R4 programme when David Blunkett (from Sheffield UK, former home secretary in the Blair government... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
Craig H
Chelles, France
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Chelles, France
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

I'd been living near Coupvray for over 20 years before listening to a BBC R4 programme when David Blunkett (from Sheffield UK, former home secretary in the Blair government) explained how he'd learned to read via the Braille system. The visit to Louis Braille's house in Coupvray (to the east of Paris, close to Disneyland, in fact) is excellent -... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

Once we found the entrance (round the back of the house and not that obvious from the front - no signs in English) we were met by a chap who took us on a personal tour (in English) telling us how the family lived, the story of Louis' life and the development of his alphabet for the blind. It was... More 

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Staffordshire, UK
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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

The Louis Braille Museum is really interesting. We had read all about Louis prior to visiting so our children, aged 4 and 7 years, were really keen to visit. The museum is actually the house in which he lived. It is in a village called Coupvray, which is 15 minutes from Disneyland Paris. It costs 5 euros for an adult... More 

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