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Musee Historique Lorrain

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Address: 64 Grande-Rue, Nancy, France
Phone Number: 03-83-32-18-74
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10:00 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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A good start to know about the region’s history and the destinies of its aristocracy

Housed in the former ducal palace, this museum is worth a visit if only for its collection of some paintings of Georges de la Tour, master of light and dark. The room devoted to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We read the interesting story of King Stanislas and were a bit sad that he had to give up the throne of Poland twice.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Housed in the former ducal palace, this museum is worth a visit if only for its collection of some paintings of Georges de la Tour, master of light and dark. The room devoted to Jacques Caillot, noted engraver, is also worthwhile seeing. Several artefacts of the Polish King Stanislas are shown, including his scientific instruments (with a jewelled microscope!), that... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The museum is divided in two parts. It gives you a very good feeling of medieval Lorraine and the region's hectic history. Well designed and presented.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We loved the 1914 exhibition about the first world war. It was terrific. We spent most of an afternoon there. Well done! A Great visit.

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W. Yorkshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We were interested to find out more about the history of Nancy and Lorraine as a whole, and as the museum is in the old Ducal Palace and the convent and chapel of the Cordeliers, we thought it would be a good place to do this. Sadly, it is something of a "curate's egg" -good in parts! We were disappointed... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Perhaps going with four young children has slightly tainted my view but I can't imagine I would have enjoyed it as a couple. The exhibits are tired in fact the whole museum needs a face lift. Grubby in places, poor descriptions on all the displays did not help ease the sour taste the staff left. Unhelpful, surly and rude I... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Interesting exhibits that revealed to me the connections between the Dukes of Lorraine and the Hapsburgs, as well as revealing the power that the Dukes held at times in France. The highlight for me was the octagonal room off the chapel that is included in the tour in which the crypts of many Dukes are presented, a beautiful structure to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

It is well worth strolling up the Grand Rue to the lovely building which houses this museum. Be sure to take time to admire the wonderful sculpted porterie (gateway) and to walk in the garden behind the main palace building. we had to be selective and concentrated on the collections in the main building. Like other commentators we particularly liked... More 

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Hertfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

The George de la Tour room was special. Look out for it. It is easily missed. I enjoyed all the Stanislas related exhibits & we were intrigued by the inches to centimetre rules from the late eighteenth century among the scientific instruments. The archaeological section to the rear of the main building is poorly sign posted & we we would... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

It was interesting, because I could just understand the signs, but I cannot recommend it to my friends who do not speak French, can you please print some information in English??

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Additional Information about Musee Historique Lorrain

Address: Address: 64 Grande-Rue, Nancy, France
Phone Number: 03-83-32-18-74
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Lorraine  >  Meurthe-et-Moselle  >  Nancy
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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