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Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie

Museum in Châlons-en-Champagne
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  • The Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology of Châlons-en-Champagne is one of the oldest museums in France and the first to have been created in the Marne area in 1794. It was named the departmental museum.
    Its collections were formed from revolutionary confiscations, in particular the paintings from the Jacques Cazotte collection.

    Not to miss :
    - The ornithology cabinet preserved for the most part in its original state, with 2,800 stuffed birds donated by Doctor Dorin in 1885 and his pupil...
    The Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology of Châlons-en-Champagne is one of the oldest museums in France and the first to have been created in the Marne area in 1794. It was named the departmental museum.
    Its collections were formed from revolutionary confiscations, in particular the paintings from the Jacques Cazotte collection.

    Not to miss :
    - The ornithology cabinet preserved for the most part in its original state, with 2,800 stuffed birds donated by Doctor Dorin in 1885 and his pupil Eugène Thierry in 1909
    - The painting gallery built by the architect Alexis Vagny from 1877 to 1881. It offers a panorama of European painting from the 15th to the 19th century
    - The room of Medieval and Renaissance sculptures
    - The Mielle room dedicated to a collection of Georges Miellepaintings , with a collection of works from various periods and styles from the 16th to the 20th century
    - The room "Archeology of the Great War", with remains of the Borrieswalde camp, German camp of the 1914-1918 war.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Equipment
    • Shop
  • Services
    • No
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Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Base rate - full rate adult
    4 €
  • Reduced rate
    3 €
  • Subscriber's rate
    15 €
  • Guided tour rate
    3 €
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM