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Small but lovely house museum

If you want to learn about French Secularism, or at least about one of the founders, this is the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2014
Katie E
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London, England, United Kingdom
OK... the house is so old, it's very cute.

Such an old house. To be honest, I am not familiar with Ernest Renan's work, and don't remember the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2014
Frenchteacherbyphone
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Paimpol, France
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4 Nov 2014
“OK... the house is so old, it's very cute.”
30 Sep 2014
“Small but perfect atmosphere”
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Earnest Renan was born in this timber-framed 17th century house. Once home to a shipowner, it was donated it to the state in 1946 by the writer’s granddaughters. On the ground floor, his mother ran a grocery store. Renan’s office, on the first floor...more
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20 rue Ernest Renan, 22220 Treguier, France
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Such an old house. To be honest, I am not familiar with Ernest Renan's work, and don't remember the tour all that well... all beams and historically charged ambiance. Certainly more interesting to people more inclined to this sort of thing.

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Visited on French version of 'Doors Open Day' when it was free to go in but I would certainly pay to return. This is a small museum contained in the half timbered house that Renan used to live in. The house is simply presented with...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

If you want to learn about French Secularism, or at least about one of the founders, this is the place. Good price on admission, lovely gardens, and interesting artifacts of Renan's life in this old house.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Katie E
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