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 read more
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 read more
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, read more
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, read more
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.
The Archaeology section houses collections come mainly from Na ix-aux-forges (known read more
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 read more
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 read more
Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d'Arc, IPA: ; 6 January c. 1412 – 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 read more
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 read more
(b Damvillers, 1 Nov. 1848; d Paris, 10 Dec. 1884). French painter.
Bastien-Lepage was born in the village of Damvillers, Meuse, and spent his childhood there. Bastien's father grew grapes in a vineyard to support the family. His grandfather also lived in the read more