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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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Excellent content, although under renovation

I went of the first Sunday of the month, when admission is free. I was a bit disappointed that the sections before medieval times and after the mid-1800s were closed due to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2015
Phil W
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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English first
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63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the most disappointing museum I visited in France, I love history and I was looking forward to learning more about the area. When we arrived at the museum we found the reception staff pleasant, however there was no guide in English. I don't expect everything to be in English but I do like to buy a guide or audio... More 

Thank Damamaaberdeen
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I went of the first Sunday of the month, when admission is free. I was a bit disappointed that the sections before medieval times and after the mid-1800s were closed due to the exciting renovation that is happening. Even for the modest full-ticket price, one still find the collection to be excellent for the period covered: Paintings, artifacts, and an... More 

Thank Phil W
Wembley, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

An interesting range of artefacts, and you feel you can take in everything without feeling overwhelmed by the size of the place.

Thank Caroline F
Paris, France
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120 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

definitely worth seeing - especially the church next door which is part of the ticket! I wish I knew more history but found interesting was that Marie-Antoinette stopped here to pray to her ancestors (buried in the chapel) before going to her wedding to Louis XVI.

London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A wonderful museum about Lorraine full of treasures from Prehistoric ages to Renaissance. The Museum is inside the Ducal Palace, amazing building with an entrance door sculpted to perfection.

Thank ThierryLorette
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A really fascinating collection of artefacts and very informative descriptions. We learnt a great deal about King Stanislas and the history of Nancy.

Thank Martinian
Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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

Thank Henk H
Paris, France
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
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 

Thank EloZ523
Rehovot, Israel
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121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
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.

Thank Zurich71
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
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.

Thank tommyzulu

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