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Maison de la Chouannerie et de la Révolution

Since its inception in 1991, Maison de la Chouannerie et de la Révolution is housed in the same building as the Tourist Office. This exhibition has since enlarged to occupy 3 levels including 6 rooms tracing the times and events of the revolution.

On display are life size and scale models in period costume created by Carolyne Morel (Theatre de Costume) depicting various scenes from the Revolution and Medievale periods. There are also many other items of historical importance on display.

Prices:
* Adults: € 3
* 12 - 18 years: € 1
* Group rate and reduced rate: under certain conditions
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[At least half an hour is the time that you need to put aside in order to fully appreciate all the features on display.

Some elements presented in this museum

  • Room 1: exhibition: the history of the medieval city
  • Room 2: Boishardy and Hoche (the Royalist leader and Republican general)
  • Room 3: The Clergy (a small summary of influence of the Church)
  • Room 4: The Revolution
  • Room 5: The arrest of a Royalist
  • Room 6: Exhibition : Artisans of Moncontour.

The surrounding countryside still bears the traces of these confrontations:

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There are also various books relating these events:

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NameMAISON DE LA CHOUANNERIE ET DE LA RÉVOLUTION
Phone02 96 73 49 57
Address4 place de la Carrière
Zip code22510
CityMoncontour