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Musee Historique Lorrain

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Lovely building unfortunately close for renovations

I would have liked to visit this museum, unfortunately it is closed for renovations. But the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Mitchell D
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Brookline, Massachusetts
Interesting display of artworks (including Georges de la Tour) and especially of material culture

We enjoyed visiting this museum. The collection of art works is not large, but encompasses a wide... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
dgqc
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I would have liked to visit this museum, unfortunately it is closed for renovations. But the exterior is quite interesting.

Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We enjoyed visiting this museum. The collection of art works is not large, but encompasses a wide range of centuries; we were particularly keen to see the several works by Georges de la Tour and his followers, which are nicely displayed. An interesting counterpoint is...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nice Museum, will be renoved soon; if you are in Nancy don't miss to visit; it represents the history of the city and Lorraine, a view how was life at this time in the region; nice paintings, gravures, sculptures etc,

1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

so worth visiting. Renaissance, Medieval, Roccoco. Learn about how Lorraine region came to be part of France.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

there is plenty of interesting material here, although it is not easy to grasp a basic history of the region because the exhibits are all shown thematically and not chronologically; we were lucky that when we went there was a fulsome exhibition about the political...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

I loved this museum. It was in a lovely spot w/ garden. There was a special exhibition, which I really enjoyed. The regular collection has three De la Tour paintings. I was able to enjoy it with little French.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The museum is housed within the beautiful Palais Ducal and whilst the museum is undergoing a refurbishment/renovation (resulting in limited exhibits), there is still plenty to see regarding the history of the region. The main area houses extensive artefacts and are supplemented by a very...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Wide range of exhibits but particularly good on everyday utensils. Lovely buildings covering quite a period of history.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Good historical review of the Lorraine. Museum has a very helpful and knowledgeable staff who were generous with their time. Don't forget to take a look around the inner courtyard and look up at the gargoyles.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Definitely 'life and industry of Lorraine' rather than fine art; there's a certain amount of repetition - lots of woodcutting implements, for instance - but there's plenty of the unexpected as well as what you would expect. Well laid out and beautifully maintained.

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