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France - Other 13 Museums/ Monuments that have Free Entrance?

Old Feb 12th, 2008, 11:49 AM
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France - Other 13 Museums/ Monuments that have Free Entrance?

Below is a quote from the City of Bourges' web site stating the Jacques Coeur Palace is one of 14 free museums taking part in a study to see if this can have future impact, not only on attendance but on who attends-a sort of Social Profiling study. Free entrance now until the end of June.

Anyone know where the other 13 might be?

"Depuis le 1er janvier 2008 et jusqu'à la fin du mois de juin, l’accès au Palais Jacques Coeur est gratuit.

Cette expérimentation porte sur 14 musées et monuments nationaux.
Elle a pour objectif d’évaluer l’impact de la gratuité sur l’affluence mais aussi sur le profil des publics qui se rendent dans les musées.
Le but est de savoir si un tel dispositif permet d’attirer des visiteurs qui n’ont pas l’habitude de fréquenter les musées."
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Old Feb 12th, 2008, 11:54 AM
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According to this Web site, it's only ten...

http://palais-jacques-coeur.monument...d/page/visites
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Old Feb 12th, 2008, 12:15 PM
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Oh, I get it ...10 museums and 4 national monuments. Thanks, Zerlina. I won't be able to take advantage since the "free" will end before my visit. But hopefully some others will be able to benefit. Anything to make $$ stretch further so we can see/do more.

I have often wondered why I don't hear more abot St Germain-en-Laye on this board...it is a wonderful chateau/museum.
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Forgive my ignorance, but how do I know which museums are located in Paris? Yes, several of them have the word Paris next to them, but I can't figure out if that is the street name, etc. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Old Feb 12th, 2008, 02:49 PM
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PARIS: Musée national du Moyen Âge – Thermes et hôtel de Cluny, Paris ; Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet, Paris ; Musée des arts et métiers, Paris


From Paris via RER:Musée d’archéologie nationale – Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Near Paris: Musée national de la Renaissance – Château d’Ecouen, and Château de Pierrefonds

Other Regions: Musée national Adrien Dubouché, Limoges ; Musée Magnin, Dijon ; Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace du Bourget ; Musée national de la Marine de Toulon ; Musée national du château de Pau) and the four national monuments Palais du Tau in Reims ; Palais Jacques Cœur in Bourges ; Château d’Oiron ; s
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Thanks so much for the clarification!
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