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  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…
CHÂTEAU DU BAS DE CHAMPIGNEULLES
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Nancy

CHÂTEAU DU BAS DE CHAMPIGNEULLES

In the early 18th century, François Christophe Le Prud’homme, Count of Fontenoy, ordered the construction of a vast château in extensive grounds adjoining Chemin de la Papeterie. The Château de Bas remains largely unchanged from its original…
MUSEE DU COSTUME MILITAIRE
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Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

MUSEE DU COSTUME MILITAIRE

It recalls 50 years of military history through period costumes (80 are presented on mannequins). This museum is unique. It is a real historical fresco where French, American and German armies of the first half of the 20th century are…
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.
HALL FOR EARTHENWARE EXHIBITION
Region Lunévillois
Close to Lunéville

HALL FOR EARTHENWARE EXHIBITION

In the former workshops on the first floor of the factory outlet, the factory has a rare collection of faience ware from Lunéville, Saint CLément, Lille, Sarreguemines and Delft that, together, trace back the evolution of faience through the…
LES LOGES DE BLENOD LES TOUL
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Toul

LES LOGES DE BLENOD LES TOUL

In the beginning of the 16th century, Hugues des Hazards wanted to thank the villagers for the building of the new church and allowed them to build several small buildings in order to shelter the crops inside the fortified walls. Since the…
 OUTSTANDING VILLAGE PRENY
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

OUTSTANDING VILLAGE PRENY

The village, dominated by the castle, is spread over three floors. The vineyards once stood on the slopes with terraced facing south, giving it the appearance of a village in Provence. Therefore, Prény can not be placed in the category of…
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…
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…