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Cite des Telecoms

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Surprisingly good

There is a big emphasis on space based communications technology at this museum - with the show in... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
EastPier
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Dublin, Ireland
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Great museum

We enjoyed this museum which retraced the history of telecommunications, below sea cable laying and... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
claude_monnier
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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The Cité des télécoms gathers the Radôme (a huge 50-meter-high dome housing, for the past 50 years, a horn-shaped antenna) and a 3000-m² exhibition center dealing with the history of telecommunication.A half day of visit, activities and games.
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Parc du Radome, 22560 Pleumeur Bodou, France
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I remember being fascinated by the radome as a kid 35 years ago. We enjoyed the sound and light show inside the done itself. The museum, though, was rather dull. Very little interactivity, compared to most science museums these days. I was also rather disappointed,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

There is a big emphasis on space based communications technology at this museum - with the show in the Radome being the centre piece. It is an excellent sound and light show utilising this enormous satilite receiving dish as a prop. The dish (enclosed is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We enjoyed this museum which retraced the history of telecommunications, below sea cable laying and the first transatlantic TV program. Lots of artifacts and history related to this location. Worth the detour. The site also offers exhibits tailored to kids.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We went there on a dull day weatherwise hoping to occupy our 11 year old grand-daughter for an hour. Two and a half hours later hunger drove us away. Lots to see and do, very clean and well presented. The son et lumiere show was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Lots of things to see and to do, not only for children! The first part, on early communication systems, is very interesting in itself - we had never seen the laying of deep-sea cables explained, for example. But maybe you'd better save your time for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lots to do and see - tried to improve our French while watching the show. 7 year old loved the short 4d experience- good afternoon out very reasonable kids under 12 free.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

On a rainy day we spent nearly 3 hours here (including the obligatory gift shop). The radome exhibit itself was an informative and pretty impressive show. Sessions are available in English on certain days. In the main exhibition space, our 5 year-old liked the hands-on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank W7532CYpauls
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Cite, Breton Village and Planetarium are all on a very well kept site. Plenty of parking and picnic tables all around. The Cite is a testament to developments in communications. The "centrepiece" is The Radome. The first Transatlantic TV broadcast was made here. It...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Flantheman2334
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great fun, very clean and today. The illusions area was the highlight for us and a trip inside the Radome (we unfortunately went on a day when there was not an english translation but there are days when the production is in English.). The 3D...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Helen S
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

You would expect this kind of museum rather in a big city than in this remote part of northern France. We went there with high expectations and were pleased with the variety of items and things to see and do, also for kids. The Radome...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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