France Travel Planner by Tom Brosnahan & Jane Fisher   Museums in Reims, France
Reims has a variety of museums to serve different interests of visitors.

 
   

 

Although Reims is best known for its Cathedral and its champagne, it does have a selection of other interesting museums.

The Palais de Tau, next to the Cathedral, is devoted to the history and architecture of the Cathedral and houses some of the original sculptures. More...

The Musée Saint-Remi, next to the Basilique Saint-Remi, includes collections from the prehistoric to the more recent past. More...

The Musée de la Reddition, or Museum of the Surrender, was the site of the German surrender at the end of World War II. More...

Close to the Cathedral is the Musée des Beaux-Arts, or Fine Arts Museum. Located in a beautiful 18th century building, its collections range from the 15th to the 20th centuries.

For those interested in more contemporary art, the FRAC (Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain) has a contemporary art collection and hosts special exhibits of contemporary art.

About midway between the Porte Mars and the Cathedral, the Musée-Hôtel Le Vergeur is a private home dating from Renaissance times, which allows visitors to appreciate the earlier life style.

And for those into cars, Reims also has the Musée Automobile Reims Champagne, with about 200 cars and motorbikes from the past century.

About 17 kilometers from Reims, in Verzenay, is the Musée de la Vigne, or wine museum, which of course focuses on champagne Some of the champagne houses also have historical and educational exhibits about champagne.



What to See and Do in Reims

Tourist Information in Reims

Cathédrale Notre-Dame

Reims Hotels

Reims Restaurants

Reims Transport

Champagne Wineries

About Reims

About the Champagne Region

 

 

 

Musée Saint-Remi, Reims

Above, Musée Saint-Remi, housed in a beautiful Abbey built from the 12th to the 18th century.

 

 

 

 

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