Arts and heritage

Musées, châteaux

Here, the 18th century is everywhere. From the Abbaye des Prémontrés to the royal Place Stanislas, the Château des Lumières at Lunéville to the National Stud at Rosières-aux-Salines, and so on. So many exceptional historical sites, classed as UNESCO world heritage sites.

The Ecole de Nancy was founded here, spearhead of the Art Nouveau movement in France. Great artists from Lorraine, Emile Gallé at the forefront, expressed their vision of this decorative art inspired by nature, in architecture, glass and crystal ware, stained-glass windows, metalwork, and even cabinet making

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MAISON LORRAINE DE LA POLYCULTURE IN LUCEY
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Toul

MAISON LORRAINE DE LA POLYCULTURE IN…

A typical wine-growers house « Maison Lorraine » where people did mixed farming (vine, cereals, stock farming, hops...). Informative and thematic guided visits for schools in partnership with the Regional Nature Park of Lorraine. Possibility of…
ESPACE TEM
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Saxon-Sion

ESPACE TEM

In this cultural and rural farm and its perennial garden, the aim is to show with originality creations of 20 visual artists with a well-known career here in the east.
CASTLE OF PIERRE PERCEE
Region Lunévillois
Close to Baccarat

CASTLE OF PIERRE PERCEE

The impressive medieval castle is on a summit that is fraught with cliffs made in pink sandstone and dominates the village of Pierre Percée and the downstream part of the lake. Its name Petra Perceia (Pierre Percée) comes from the very deep…
MUSEUM OF THE  HISTORY OF IRON
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF IRON

Man and iron have been working together for 3,000 years, from tools to works of art, from documents to models and from the damas of Merovingian swords to the metallic dress designed by a famour contemporary haute couturier. Round off the visit in…
Region Lunévillois
Close to Baccarat

"MEMORIES OF THE TEXTILE" MUSEUM

At the foot of the mountain in Vosges, with a verdant environment, the Museum "Memories of the Textile" is located into the former textile factory (from 1850 to 1978), that keeps the memory and know-how trail of thousands of employees. The…
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Nancy

MUSEE DE LAY SAINT CHRISTOPHE

The museum features faithfully recreated interiors – such as a dining room, bedroom and kitchen – alongside workshops of artisans, stonemasons, tinsmiths, distillers, blacksmiths, winemakers and carpenters, all reflecting local history. It…
MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY IN TOUL
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Toul

MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY IN TOUL

Installed in the former hospital, of which the salle lapidaire (13th century) remains, it has rich collections which trace the historic past of the town of Toul. It consists of over 28 themed rooms, which the visitor moves through…