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Musees et Domain Nationaux de Compiegne

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3 Apr 2018
27 Jan 2015
“A long way to go - and not all that much to see.”
The royal chateau in which Marie Antoinette first met the Dauphin.
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Place du General de Gaulle | Chateau de Compiegne, 60200, Compiegne, France
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Went in winter and quite literally had the place almost to myself the entire visit. The chateau is beautiful and the must see for anyone interested in the decorative arts. Audioguide helpful. Note: buses in Compiegne are free so if you come in by train...More

Thank Eliz R
Reviewed 27 January 2015

When you read the history of this Chateau, you realize that it played a very important part in the lives of the Kings, Queens and Emperors. This being the case I thought I had better drop by. I recall on departing the building, "That was...More

1  Thank brian d
Reviewed 21 March 2013

I have been coming to Compiegne Castle where the Musees et Domain Nationaux de Compienge is based. It has been reviewed more fully than I can here but I would like everyone to know that no only is it an interesting place to visit, it...More

4  Thank excellento9
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We went through the beautiful Apartments of the Emperor and Empress with an audio guide. Check your audio guide at the desk as the attendant gave us one in English and the other in French by mistake and we had to hike back by the...More

4  Thank Randy M
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Compiègne is the place where Napoleon met Marie-Louise, Napoléon had "his week ends". All the appartments from Louis 16th and Napoléon's time have been recently beatifully "refurbished", using exactly the original techniques.However costly this job was, it has been beautifully made! It'a a must to...More

6  Thank 543eric
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Yes its small but has some very interesting information. My husband loves military history and found it all very interesting

Thank Julie b
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Visinting the Napoleonic palace has been really nice. Prices were reasonable, the audioguide was very good and the place itself impressive. A good possibility to imagine how life in a 19th century royal palace looked like. Also, the staff were friendly and helpful. However, be...More

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