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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FRENCH MUSEUM OF THE BREWERY
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

FRENCH MUSEUM OF THE BREWERY

All the steps in beer production are explained in the old brewery in Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, a listed Historic Monument. Visitors are shown the brewing room and its gleaming copper tanks, the Moreau room with its two stained-glass windows by…
MUSEUM AQUARIUM
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

MUSEUM AQUARIUM

A wonderful place to visit with or without children: an impressive collection of preserved creatures which take some surprising forms! The aquarium has a fun, yet scientific approach to educting visitors in French, English and German)
ANCIEN CHATEAU DE NOMENY
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

ANCIEN CHATEAU DE NOMENY

The old town of Nomeny was the property of the bishops of Metz until the mid-16th century. The fortifications remained until the 17th century. Built between 1335 and 1365, its ramparts were destroyed on Richelieu's orders. Its Romanesque fortress…
CHATEAU DE MONCEL
Region Briey
Close to Briey

CHATEAU DE MONCEL

12th-century old castle with drawbridge and moat, it became in the 19th a large four-angled mansion, with a slate roof divided in 4 sections, Lorraine-style. Around 1905, the wings were extended and transformed into an elegant residence. The city…
LORRAINE MUSEUM - PALACE OF THE DUKES
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

LORRAINE MUSEUM - PALACE OF THE DUKES

This museum in the heart of Nancy Old Town occupies the former Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine and the Franciscan church. It gives an insight into the remarkable artistic and cultural life of the region. Archaeological and mediaeval collections…
MUSEE DES AMIS DU VIEUX PAYS
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

MUSEE DES AMIS DU VIEUX PAYS

Situated in a partly restored medieval castle, the Scarponne area offers Gallo-Roman relics. Reconstruction of a small Gallo-Roman burial cemetery under tiles – Open every Sunday from March to November (2-6pm) – Guided tours for groups (at…
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…