New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde), La Rochelle

(4/5 based on 90 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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  • We wanted to go to this museum on a Saturday 08/04. We found it in front of a closed door with written on it "closed" on the date. There was no explanation or excuse actual. This is not posted on the website of the Museum and the city of la Rochelle. Really unacceptable for a city that wants to be tourism. Recommendation if you want to go better is worth calling to see if this one is open.
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  • in wet weather, visit this museum very interesting and rewarding, you learn a lot of things, well explained for children also. I recommend
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  • I particularly appreciated the photographic richness on the Indians of North America. But the history of slavery there is also returned.
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  • This small museum is well worth the detour. Discover the fascinating history of la Rochelle. See.
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