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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MUSEUM OF THE CINEMA AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

MUSEUM OF THE CINEMA AND PHOTOGRAPHY

The Film and Photography Museum contains an unbelievable selection of items, from optical toys to a cinematograph, not forgetting the magic lantern and photographs.
ABBE GREGOIRE'S MUSEUM
Region Lunévillois
Close to Lunéville

ABBE GREGOIRE'S MUSEUM

In the building located to the right of the village church, the Abbot Gregory Museum in Emberménil presents the work of the life of Abbot Gregory, who was parish priest of Emberménil, before, during and after the French Revolution. An…
ECOVILLAGE DE VILLE SUR YRON
Region Briey
Close to Briey

ECOVILLAGE DE VILLE SUR YRON

It is a typically country village of Lorraine. Walk marked out by markers with information in order to discover traditional architecture of Lorraine houses. A bridge, a mill wheel, a Romanesque church and a wash house will also be part of the…
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…
CHATEAU DE TICHEMONT
Region Briey
Close to Briey

CHATEAU DE TICHEMONT

Old "fortified house, tower and fortress" of the Duke of Bar. Several times modified and transformed into a pleasure castle, but it retained its fortified place special feature: a moat which encircles the castle, double surrounding walls,…
CASTEL OF PRENY
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

CASTEL OF PRENY

Medieval Fortress mentioned for the first time in the year 900 under Emperor Othon. It was the last and the most important defence for the dukes of Lorraine against the Bishops of Metz. The first dukes liked the fortress strategic building that…