Musee des Terre-Neuvas et de la Peche, Fecamp

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Dedicated to Newfoundland fishing culture, Musee des Terre-Neuvas et de la Peche is home to an exhibit of beautifully made scale models, authentic fishing boats, and traditional tools and instruments. All the items you see represent the great adventure of the sailing men of Fécamp, who set forth to fish for cod in the icy seas of Newfoundland. The museum also portrays the shipbuilding techniques inherited from the Vikings as well as herring fishing and the art of smoking fish over the "boucanes". Before you leave this site, be sure to stop and admire an impressive collection of marine paintings. Make Musee des Terre-Neuvas et de la Peche a centerpiece of your Fecamp vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fecamp vacation generator.
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  • Art lovers, don't miss going to the Musée des Terre-Neuvas with its exhibition about a XIXth Century pastellist, Prins. Prins was an impressionist and liked to sketch the sea, the fields, the sky in N...  more »
  • The museum is located on 2 levels with a old fishing boat in the center. As interest levels go, this one is quite low. You really need to be interested in commercial fishing, and even if you are, you'...  more »
  • There was so much to interest all the family and it has a great collection of marine art and artefacts from the Normandy area. Well displayed exhibits and plenty of space. It's in a great location nea...  more »
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  • Lovely sea front