Normandy, France

History - Museums

City Museum Lillebonne

Lillebonne - 40 mins frm The Chateau
Located in the old town hall , opposite the Roman Theatre , the Municipal Museum has collections of Gallo -Roman and ethnography.

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House Vacquerie, Museum Victor Hugo

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Musee de la Marine de Seine

Caudebec En Caux - 30 mins from Chateau.

Nature Park Regional Brotonne Caudebec-en-Caux looks like a resort with Seine next to it.

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City Museum Lillebonne

Lillebonne - 40 mins frm The Chateau

Located in the old town hall , opposite the Roman Theatre , the Municipal Museum has collections of Gallo -Roman and ethnography.

The Gallo-Roman period was particularly rich in Lillebonne . She left the funeral furniture and architectural monuments .

The tomb known from Marcus and furniture of the necropolis of Catillon can present some aspects of daily life : pottery , glass , various metal objects, etc ...

Capitals, stone carvings and bas- reliefs evoke the richness of the monuments. Ethnographic collections include furniture , jewelry , headpieces Pays de Caux and various odd jobs including that of barber - posticheur .

The pottery center of Melamare is particularly well represented with a fine collection of utilitarian objects and decorative as well as a series of 24 brick decor Renaissance .

Different objects and materials from textile mills recall a more recent past.

a diaviseur can watch 80 postcards showing Lillebonne in 1900.

House Vacquerie, Museum Victor Hugo

A place full of memories, dedicated the couple Leopoldine Hugo and Charles Vacquerie and friendship between Victor Hugo and Auguste Vacquerie .

If the literary and political Victor Hugo (1802-1885) occupies a major place in the show, the House Vacquerie also pays tribute to the friendship between the families Vacquerie and Hugo .

Musee de la Marine de Seine

Caudebec En Caux - 30 mins from Chateau.

Nature Park Regional Brotonne Caudebec-en-Caux looks like a resort with Seine next to it.

Caudebec tell you the history of this river through its many economic activities , story to follow in the Musee de la Marine de Seine.

Arriving at the site , history put you in the mood, you 're greeted by old wooden boats , most of the late nineteenth century or early twentieth as Gribane , sailing ancestor of the barge The Maguy , pretty " inboard " , or the Joble , boat transport ...

But let 's visit . A dozen rooms are devoted to history of navigation on the Seine, Ports , trade , shipbuilding , bushings ... In this context , customs and traditions are evoked.

And if you ever wondered what it might look like a bore and how shape does it , you 'll love a movie dedicated to this strange phenomenon. This huge tidal wave went back twice a year the river at the speed of a galloping horse , reaching its maximum between Villequier and Caudebec.

It is now just a memory , since development work and deepening the river have been made. The film is in this a valuable collection of archives.

The Navy Museum in Seine is located Avenue Winston Churchill Caudebec.
Information : 02 35 95 90 13