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School Museum

3 rue du Plo, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 25 95 14
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small but great

The idea of the museum is itself great. If you are old, you will recognize some things. If you are... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
esthercbuenosaires
,
buenos aires
Interesting little place

There's not too many places that have a museum about a school but here there is one! And it is... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
TippOz
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Perth, Australia
via mobile
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3 rue du Plo, 11000 Carcassonne, France
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+33 4 68 25 95 14
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

The idea of the museum is itself great. If you are old, you will recognize some things. If you are young, it is worth to take a look at it. It may even help to understand many things.

Thank esthercbuenosaires
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

There's not too many places that have a museum about a school but here there is one! And it is generally interesting look back in time at the French school system of the age - interesting enough!

Thank TippOz
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Well worth spending half an hour in this small museum which depicts a typical French village primary school. All ages were taught in one class with desk sizes appropriate to the age group. Details of the curriculum were interesting. I wish I had learnt as...More

Thank murielw616
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This little museum is well worth the modest entry fee. On view is a wealth of textbooks, original exercise books, registers, reports, school furniture, and teaching equipment. Notwithstanding that it represents the French education system around the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there is...More

1  Thank Mikey1304
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice museum where you can see how schools were a century ago. The collevtions are impresive and the whole atmosphere is just right. Inexpensive and beautiful. A must see.

Thank ifitsrusteditsmine
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Not a big museum, but it was quite interesting. My daughter really enjoyed trying out writing with the pen and ink. I enjoyed the display about the student army training.

Thank bobbylane
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Not large, but also no large fee to enter (3.5 for adult, children till certain age for free). Nice to sit in the old class and be able to write. Especially for the ipad generation. ☺

Thank Remco M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Small but sweet, and cheap. Interesting for me as I have previously worked in a English alternative and it was interesting to see the similarities and differences. Good for kids who can learn to write with a dip pen and ink.

Thank Amy375
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A small museum inside the old city. Its nicely set up ad I could actually reminisce my own school days. It nice to show the children of today how classrooms looked and operated "back in the day". Only a few euro entrance but worth a...More

Thank houndogoz
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Well laid out museum with interaction.It was quite busy but it coped with all.Not much in way of multi-lingual explanations.

Thank DWTHOban
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