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Historical Museum

2 rue du Vieux Marché aux Poissons
67000 Strasbourg
Musée historique de Strasbourg
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"The museum's themes: the history of the town from the middle ages to the assassination of general Kléber in 1800 In July 2007 the Museum of the History of Strasbourg reopened after being closed for twenty years. Housed in the former slaughter house built in 1587, the museum offers an attractive visit around the 1325 objects concerning everyday life as well as events and people that have influenced Strasbourg's history from the 13th century up to 1800. Since the entire renovation of the building and the whole equipment, visitors are now able to discover interactively and by means of games two of the three chapters that are already completed. The first of these is centred around the Free City of the Holy Roman Germanic Empire, and attempts to answer the following questions: how do you define a Free City and was democracy really involved? This section ends by referring to the importance of printing in Strasbourg and its impact on Humanism and the Reform. The second chapter portrays the Royal Free City attached to the kingdom of France from 1681, and shows the changes in political, military, religious and artistic matters. At the centre of this section a presentation of the Relief Plan of 1727 enables the visitor to get a clearer idea of what the city looked like at the beginning of the 18th century. This section ends with references to the French Revolution, the creation of the Marseillaise, and Kléber, the general from Strasbourg. Several projections and a mini show are added to the visit, accessible to a wide public. As well as this, a free audio guide is available. All texts are translated into French, German and English. Various games and activities aimed particularly at young visitors are designed to make the tour more attractive."

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National tourism and disability label: Handicap Mental Handicap Moteur

Languages spoken : Français

Animals accepted: No

2 rue du Vieux Marché aux Poissons
67000 Strasbourg

Tél : 03 68 98 51 60
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Location: In the town/village centre

Distance and name of nearest railway station (km): 1 km - Strasbourg

Altitude (m): 138

Accessibility: By bus, By train, By car all year round

Opening hours: 10h-18h sauf lundi, vendredi saint, 1er mai, 1er et 11 novembre, Noel et 1er janvier

Weekly closing on: Mondays

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Child rate0

Discounted rates:

Free for children (age limit)18
Group (minimum number of people)25