LISIEUX

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire

Museums

The Museum of Art and History in Lisieux, a certified "Musée de France", reopened its doors with a brand new scenography in June 2013.
Located in one of the last remaining traditional half-timbered houses in Lisieux, the museum offers a chronological tour of the town's history, from its origins to the present day and via its many faces: From the Gallo-Roman to the medieval and classical city, via its textile industry, illustrious figures, reconstruction...
Two specific themes are also covered: the Bishops of Lisieux and typical local inhabitations.
A rich history, illustrated by over three hundred objects, paintings, photographs...
However, the museum's most impressive asset cannot be contained within a display cabinet or even an exhibition area, for it is the town itself.
Contact details

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire

38 boulevard Louis Pasteur

14100 LISIEUX

Phone : 02 31 62 07 70

Fax : 02 31 62 42 85

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Gratuities
Means of payment

Postal or bank cheques

Cash

Opening times

Open all year from 2 to 6pm (from 1pm on July and August). On weekends open from 11am to 1pm and from 2 to 6om. Closed on May 1st, December 24th, 25th and 31th.

Services

Library

Shop

Left luggage

Activities

Specific theme activities

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Specialist conferences

Conferences

Temporary exhibitions

Facility

Coach Parking

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Average time60 minutes -
Further informationDuration of the visit: 1 hr. -

Group

Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 11
Located in one of the last timber-framed houses left in Lisieux, the Museum of Art and History 'Musée de France", presents chronological exhibitions from Antiquity to the present day, from the history of the town of Lisieux, by unveiling key periods and its development: the Medieval town, classical town, textile town, reconstruction and related themes such as bishops and Lisieux timber frames. It regularly hosts temporary exhibitionss.

Further information

Environment : In the town centre

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