New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde), La Rochelle
(4.1/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
Opened to the public in the year 1982, the New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) is a French museum in the Hotel Fleuriau, and was originally a mansion. Decorated with French furniture as well as American Colonial furniture, the museum is replete with a variety of pictures, paintings, and prints that were collected during conquests made at La Rochelle in the 16th Century. The museum is also equipped with a staircase and a gate that was classified as a historical monument as of 16th December 1950. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, La Rochelle holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The Museum is not gigantic but imprisons a lot of history. It is done in a few hours. This museum is free for students on Sunday, I made a tour with my boyfriend. There are very beautiful works, everything is well explained, I loved.
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  • Remarkable Museum in a beautiful mansion of the XVIII century. Beautiful collections of paintings, engravings, and furniture. The collection of clocks of the XVIII on the theme of slavery or of the noble savage is particularly noteworthy. My most interesting taste Museum of la Rochelle, fine arts is a ruin without a name...
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  • The exhibits are of quality, but frankly, it is time to completely review this museum which is indigestible by his total absent of scenography. The Museum is aging really very bad. I wouldn't even say that it is to see I recommend.
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  • This small museum is well worth the detour. Discover the fascinating history of la Rochelle. See.
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