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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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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Lorraine history in 3 hours :)

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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.

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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.

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London, United Kingdom
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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.

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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Musee Historique Lorrain

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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