Musee du president Jacques Chirac, Sarran

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Musee du president Jacques Chirac houses a collection of more than 200 gifts given to the French president while conducting official duties around the world. The gifts, which came from all across the globe, are organized by geopolitical zone and labeled according to who provided the gift, the nation and culture from which the gift came, and the occasion on which the gift was received. Maps, contextual explanations, and geographical descriptions of the countries accompany the displays. A large mural depicts state visits that France has received and made starting in 1995. The garden level hosts a series of thematic exhibitions and contains the museum archive, which holds another 3,000 gifts that are part of the permanent collection. Put Musee du president Jacques Chirac into our Sarran road trip planning site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sarran.
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  • Visited the Museum with some friends from the Uk. The displays of Presidential cars and photographs were exceptional. Also displayed were the vast number of gifts given by various countries which...  more »
  • Very basic, the restaurant is mainly there to serve (and sell) the cans prepared by the company owned by the manager in the same village of Sarran. In summer, they try to prepare other courses such...  more »
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  • Amazing place enjoyed ourselves
  • C'est vraiment un lieu à part. On n'imagine pas tout ce qu'un président peut recevoir comme cadeaux. Des présents les plus précieux aux objets artisanaux de pleins de pays. Chaque objet a son étiquette avec son histoire. Et quand on descend dans la réserve, c'est un foisonnement de présents. Prévoir une bonne heure et demie pour la visite. Je salue l'initiative de Mr Chirac pour le don de ses cadeaux afin de les exposer au public. Une visite fascinante. Je recommande.

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