Entrance Tickets – Agincourt Museum

Agincourt Museum Guide

I am not really sure what I was expecting but I was certainly surprised by the place.  I had always imagined that France would have no real stomach for financing and building a museum to commemorate a humiliating defeat but inside there was an unexpectedly balanced account of the battle and the history of the Hundred Years War (which I suppose the French did win at the end of the day so they can afford to be magnanimous about it) and in some of the displays and the explanations I had to remind myself that Henry was the English King and it was the French who were defeated here.

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2 responses to “Entrance Tickets – Agincourt Museum

  1. Sounds like a very French museum! I think the Battle of Agincourt is such an interesting period of history, but I’ve always read about it from a UK perspective, not a French one.

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