Museum

Museum Princerie

The art gallery and museum (musee d’art et d’histoire) has been housed in a 16th-century house in the heart of the old town since 1932. Its very varied collections give insight into Verdun’s rich history from prehistoric times to the eve of the First World War. read more

Museum of Sacred Art and Benedictine libary.

Museum Sacred Art
  • Jun 14, 2018
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Musée d’Art Sacré et Bibliothèque bénédictine. Housed in the south wing of the old Benedictine abbey, which is also home to the 18’h-century Benedictine library, this museum aims to highlight religious art in Meuse through pieces on loan from towns and villages as well as Meuse itself.
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Nativity scenes Museum (Musée des crèches)

Muzeray
  • Jun 14, 2018
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The scenes come from Africa, America … or from closer to home, like the famous Nativity scenes for which Provence in Southern France has been famous for the past two hundred years. They show a variety of settings (a barn, a byre, an entire village, a mill) and, of course, they’re peopled with figurines known as “santons” (“small saints”), among them a chimneysweep, a miller, a hurdy-gurdy player, a gypsy … read more

Fortification museum (Musée de la Fortification)

Museum v/d verdedigingswerken - Montmédy
  • Jun 14, 2018
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Musee de la fortification: The aim of the museum is to highlight the richness, diversity and fascinating features of military architecture in Meuse, from the area’s earliest days to the late 18’h century. There are models of systems of defence, old weaponry, aerial views of fortified sites in Meuse … read more

Museum Barrois in Bar-le-Duc

Musee Barrois - Bar-le-Duc
  • Jun 12, 2018
  • 533

 

Located in the Renaissance district of Bar-le-Due, a “Town of Artistic, Architectural and Historic Interest, the delightful museum (Musee barrois) is built in the late 15’h century for Rene II of Anjou. read more

Beekeeping museum (Maison du miel et des abeilles)

bee
  • Jun 12, 2018
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Maison du miel et des abeilles du Val Dunois (Bee keeping museum).
Discover the fascinating world of bees. Enthusiastic beekeepers have developed a fun way of sharing their knowledge with visitors. You can access the very heart or of the hive in totally safe modern amenities not found anywhere else in Lorrain. read more

The World Centre for Peace (Centre Mondial de la des Libertes et des Droits de l’Homme)

Centre mondial de la Paix - Verdun
  • Jun 12, 2018
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The World Centre for Peace, Liberty and Human Rights (Centre Mondial de la Paix, des Libertes et des Droits de l’Homme) is housed in the luxurious archbishop’s palace in Verdun, described by Saint-Simon in his memoirs, as the most splendid such palace in the whole of France. read more

Museum ’14-’18 – Romagne-sous-Montfaucon

Museum '14-'18 - Romagne-sous-Montfaucon
  • Sep 30, 2017
  • 618

Millions of men left home to fight for the fatherland. On the home front their women did their best to keep their communities going. Millions of victims, humans as well as animals, lost their lives. Hundreds of square miles of countryside were destroyed and complete villages erased, never to be rebuilt. It was a war that went beyond the limits of endurance for both man and animal. read more

Museum Jeanne d’Arc

  • Sep 12, 2017
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Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d’Arc,[5] IPA: [ʒan daʁk]; 6 January c. 1412[6] – 30 May 1431), nicknamed “The Maid of Orléans” (French: La Pucelle d’Orléans), is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years’ War and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. Joan of Arc was born to Jacques d’Arc and Isabelle Romée, a peasant family, at Domrémy in north-east France. read more

Château fort – Castle of Sedan

Castle of Sedan
  • Sep 12, 2017
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Visit the Castle. In family or with a group, discover our visits

At the heart of the city, discover the Giant of Sedan, a fortress of 35 000 m² built there soon 6 centuries
In group or family, survey the walls in the footsteps of the Princes de la Marck and de la Tour d’Auvergne

Relive the time of the Middle Ages through our new visit 1000 years of history! read more

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