Musée de la Résistance Bretonne

Quimper
Brittany
Museums

This historic museum & park, unique in Brittany, is dedicated to the French Resistance who refused to accept the Nazi occupancy in WW2. Large exhibition halls display life during this period with realistic models & audiovisual presentations including the Epic of the SAS (the Free France SAS paratroopers). Don't miss the guided tour in a genuine US Army half track in July & August.

Places to visit nearby

Located in Morbihan, on the Southern coast of Brittany, the fascinating city of Vannes is an intriguing mix of antiquity and urbanisation

Pontivy in Brittany is a charming market town on the River Blavet, and the Nantes to Brest canal, that has medieval roots and became one of Napoleon's 'new towns' in the 19th century.

Carnac in Brittany is a small town on the River Crac'h that is most famous for its wealth of pre-historic megalithic monuments, the Carnac Stones.

Nearby attractions

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