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Address: 2 Place Sainte Anne, 14500 Vire-Normandie, France
Phone Number:
+33 2 31 66 66 50
10:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 18:00
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 18:00

The Municipal Museum of Vire was inaugurated in 1973 at the old hospital of...

The Municipal Museum of Vire was inaugurated in 1973 at the old hospital of the city, left open by the departure of the community of Augustinian sisters in 1956. It presents traditional Norman women's clothing, a reconstruction of life in Normandy at the end of the nineteenth century. Two rooms present a collection of fine arts.

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I am secretary of our local Twinning Association and we are twinned with Vire. on a previous visit to VireI had met a member of the museum staff and agreed to visit it on my n ext... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I am secretary of our local Twinning Association and we are twinned with Vire. on a previous visit to VireI had met a member of the museum staff and agreed to visit it on my n ext visit to Vire. The are currently doing a exhibition on food which covers all the local specialities, it is well laid out and... More 

Thank Milovan
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We've visited this museum several times and always enjoy it.Whilst it is small it is also full of fun exhibits. The seasonal exhibits are usually well presented.the grounds are always well finished and a pleasure to the senses

Thank John C
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Small and OK if your looking around the rest of vire. I managed to get told off as I sat on one of the exhibits. .... whoops

Thank olivia d
Bromley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We have visited this museum couple of years ago when they had an exhibition about how Vire was rebuilt after the war. It was absolutely excellent. We saw posters and banners advertising the exhibition about dining over the last few centuries, and were very disappointed with the content. We were out within 20mins.

Thank Annie L
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Thoroughly enjoyable visits to this small but well formed local museum. A nice garden outside and park across the river, with local eateries makes this a good trip out for us. Recommended.

Thank RailwayMan
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

the place grabbed me immediately. I recommend it to everybody. Museum of popular art and traditions that has to be visited.

Thank Valerie J
Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

This is an excellent local museum which has many things pertinent to the Calvados region such as the beautiful armoires and other local styles furniture. It was a surprise to see that Vire was the birthplace of an artist whose pictures adorn this building.

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