Overlooking rue St Catherine, and not far from the Marina, the Dominique-Alexandre-Godron gardens are hidden tucked just behind the Museum-Aquarium. It started life in the 17th century as a botanical garden and became Nancy’s first public garden in 1758. In 1993, the city of Nancy formally named it in memory of Dominique-Alexandre-Godron who ran the garden in the 2nd half of the 19th century. The garden lost its vocation as a botanical garden, as the collections were moved to the Jardin de Montet for educational purposes. In 2010, the garden was declared a ‘Remarkable Garden’ (a prestigious award given by the French Minister of Culture, We must also note the monument from 1885 dedicated to the explorer Jules Crevaux, who died in South America 3 years earlier during one of his dangerous expeditions.

Seals of approval

  • Tourisme et Handicap label : Auditory
  • Tourisme et Handicap label : Mental
  • Tourisme et Handicap label : Engine


36 Rue Sainte Catherine
54000 NANCY
03 83 36 59 04
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy


Informations complémentaires

  • Pratique de l'activité :
    • Outdoor
  • Groups welcome :
    • YES
  • Coach park :
    • YES
  • Conditions of visit (groups) :
    • Visit on your own at all times
  • Conditions of visit (individuals) :
    • Visit on your own at all times
    • Free :
      • YES
    • Tourisme et Handicap label :
      • Auditory
      • Mental
      • Engine
    • Quality labels (parks and gardens) :
      • Outstanding garden

    • * champs obligatoires