Arts and heritage

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Les musées et 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…
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.
 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…
MUSEE DU COSTUME MILITAIRE
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…
MUNICIPAL MUSEUM OF ENAMELS
Region Longwy - Close to Longwy

MUNICIPAL MUSEUM OF ENAMELS

At the Manutention, a building dating from 1753, the municipal Museum of Enamel and Faïence has a large 19th and 20th-century enamel collection. Then, in the Paul Klein Room, there are some very fine paintings from the artist from Longwy and…
MUSEUM AU FIL DU PAPIER
Region Val de Lorraine - Close to Pont-à-Mousson

MUSEUM AU FIL DU PAPIER

A unique collection of objects and furniture made of papier mâché (late 19th - early 20th centuries) including, in particular, the amazing Queen Victoria’s Drawing Room, a number of lithographs (19th century) and books produced in the early…
Region Lunévillois - Close to Baccarat

"LES SOURCES D'HERCULE" MUSEUM

Pilgrims would come to the Hercules Sanctuary to bathe in the purifying water from natural springs. In doing so, they would make a wish. If it came true, the pilgrim would present a votive offering. The sanctuary has been carefully reconstructed,…