Familistere de Guise, Guise

4.6
Theater · Concert / Show
Familistere de Guise is a historic early 20th century site imagined by Jean-Baptiste André Godin, famous manufacturer of Godin stoves who believed in offering his employees "Equivalence of Wealth." During the second half of the nineteenth century, he developed his vision for Familistère or "Social Palace." You can discover Familistère via the site museum, the sample apartment, displays with original prices, flower garden, commissaries, Theatre Familistère, and the laundry. A visit to Familistere de Guise represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Guise trip website to plot your vacation.
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  • Very interesting experience of utopia. Well organized. I could allow only 2 hours. If you get into it, it is worth more. Cafeteria looks rather basic, but anyway everybody shows warm welcome.  more »
  • We were lucky enough to be staying close by so we cycled in and were not disappointed! The buildings have been beautifully restored and there is an excellent range of exhibitions, the staff are very.....  more »
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  • Fantastic! Really interesting human experiment ahead of its time.
  • The renovations are mediocre, but the concept is wel explained and the visit is agreeable.

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