France Travel Planner by Tom Brosnahan & Jane Fisher   Strasbourg Museums, Alsace, France
Strasbourg has a variety of museums—something for everyone!


  Alsatian Museum, Strasbourg, France
Above, Sign for Alsatian
Museum, Strasbourg.



Strasbourg museums range from those focusing on local history and culture, to fine and decorative arts, to a zoo and planetarium. Here are some of particular interest:

The Musée Alsacien presents a wide array of local arts and traditions in a labyrinth of old Strasbourg houses. More...

The Musée Historique de la Ville de Strasbourg helps you understand the history of this city, from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution, with lots of interactive exhibits. More...

Musée de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame is just across from the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg. Its collections include original sculptures and stained glass from the cathedral, as well as other masterpieces from the Upper Rhine region. More...

The Palais Rohan is today home to three museums: Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Musée des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts) and Musée Archéologique. More...

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opened in 1998 and includes collections from the late 19th century to the present time.

The Zoological Museum was built in the 18th century and will fascinate children and adults with its diversity of animal life. The Planetarium has the third largest dome/lens in France, as well as a filmed reconstruction of the sky and a collection of astronomical instruments.

The Tomi Ungerer Museum/International Centre for Illustration has 800 drawings by Ungerer, a Strasbourg-born artist and illustrator.

You can use your Strasbourg Pass for free or reduced entry to the museum of your choice.

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Palais Rohan, Strasbourg

Above, Palais Rohan, home to three museums.

Below, King in Majesty, 12th century stained glass in the Musée de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame.


King stained glass, Strasbourg, France

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