Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), Honfleur

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Be prepared for a surrealist walk into Satie’s music and wit at Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie). The composer Erik Satie was born in this house in Honfleur in 1866. His life is told over free audio phones from room to room, with many anecdotes and music samples. You’ll even see his “ghost” playing his music on a white piano. See Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie) and all Honfleur has to offer by arranging your trip with our Honfleur tour itinerary planner.
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  • I don't quite know what to say about this museum. If you come here expecting "the usual" - i.e. a house laid out "as it was in the composer's day" and displaying his possessions or to learn a lot of.....  more
    I don't quite know what to say about this museum. If you come here expecting "the usual" - i.e. a house laid out "as it was in the composer's day" and displaying his possessions or to learn a lot of.....  more »
  • Not sure what we were expecting, but it sure wasn't this! Super fun and interesting, but if you are looking for a retrospective of Satie's musical development, this ain't it. What this is instead... 
    Not sure what we were expecting, but it sure wasn't this! Super fun and interesting, but if you are looking for a retrospective of Satie's musical development, this ain't it. What this is instead...  more »
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  • Completely original It’s like you are going to see an exhibition of contemporary art
  • Great experience, with plenty of music and fun. Somehow felt I'd not learnt a lot about the man who paradoxically looked fierce and buttoned up in his pictures rather than the free spirit his music suggests.

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