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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 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…
MUSEUM AND ARTIST'S STUDIO ABOUT FAIENCE
Region Lunévillois - Close to Baccarat

MUSEUM AND ARTIST'S STUDIO ABOUT FAIENCE

The Museum and artist's studio received you for a guided visit about faience works in PEXONNE and BADONVILLER (during the 19th and the 20th century). This guided visit (between 30 minutes and one hour) includes a demonstration of know-how with…
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…
THE ESPACE MUSEAL CHAUBET, 1ST WORLD WAR HISTORY
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Region Lunévillois - Close to Lunéville

THE ESPACE MUSEAL CHAUBET, 1ST WORLD…

The Espace Muséal Chaubet, dedicated to the First World War history, is on Léomont hill, near to Lunéville. You can see a documentary movie about the fightings during summer 1914 and the museum shows more than 100 objects find on the Léomont…
CHATEAU DE MONCEL
Region Briey - Close to Briey

CHATEAU DE MONCEL

12th-century old castle with drawbridge and moat, it became in the 19th a large four-angled mansion, with a slate roof divided in 4 sections, Lorraine-style. Around 1905, the wings were extended and transformed into an elegant residence. The city…
THE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM IN VELAINE EN HAYE
Region Terres de Lorraine - Close to Liverdun

THE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM IN VELAINE EN HAYE

Thanks to a museography organized both educationally and chronologically, the exhibition shows a hundred of vintage cars covering 2 centuries of car history. Exhibition always renewed. Open all year on Wednesdays, on Saturdays and on Sundays…
MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY IN TOUL
Region Terres de Lorraine - Close to Toul

MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY IN TOUL

Installed in the former hospital, of which the salle lapidaire (13th century) remains, it has rich collections which trace the historic past of the town of Toul. It consists of over 28 themed rooms, which the visitor moves through…
CHATEAU DE MONTAIGU
Region Nancy et Couronne - Close to Nancy

CHATEAU DE MONTAIGU

Demeure d’Édouard Salin (1889-1970), ingénieur métallurgiste, archéologue, homme de Lettres, scientifique et collectionneur, qui la légua au Musée Lorrain. Le Château est situé dans l’agréable Parc de Montaigu, en accès libre, à…