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Maison Mantin, Moulins

#2 of 34 in Historic Sites in Allier
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
The late 19th century mansion, Maison Mantin houses paintings, books, photographs, miniature objects, stuffed animals, ceramics, minerals, carvings, and rare and unusual objects gathered by Louis Mantin. View over fifty branded furniture styles from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The Renaissance style of Henri II is characteristic of the eclectic taste of the period and was inspired by the furnishings of castles in the second half of the 19th century. Entrance is only permitted through the Anne de Beaujeu Museum with a guide. Make Maison Mantin part of your personalized Moulins itinerary using our Moulins trip itinerary planner.
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  • You are given a video introduction followed by a guided tour of this house completed in 1895 and decorated largely of that era with artefacts of earlier times. Some nice things but it is the depth of....  more »
  • Mr Mantin designed his house to fit his collections that were in the taste of the period. He then bequeathed it to the town to become a Museum. Recently the house was entirely restored. Guided visits....  more »
  • We took a quick stroll through the exhibition, and the guided tour. The tour itself is only in French. Our guide really nailed it. He was so sympathetic and enthusiastic and it was fun and interesting to watch him. On top of that his English was very good and he translated the main facts for us, which made the tour through this amazing house even better.
  • Extraordinary. More the pleasure of the passionate Guide. To visit
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