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This museum on the outskirts of Rouen offers a unique atmosphere and a huge collection of ironwork. When you visit, you’ll find yourself inside Saint Lawrence Church, a church that has been classified as a historical monument. Iron pieces are displayed around the building and hang from the walls. Among them, you will find elements of architecture, jewelry, signs, locks, tools, costumes, and more. The museum also contains a collection of metalwork started in 1862 that was bequeathed by Henri Secq Tournelles. Add Musee Secq des Tournelles and other attractions to your Rouen trip itinerary using our Rouen driving holiday planning website.
Musee Secq des Tournelles reviews
This is a one-of-a-kind museum, in a beautiful church filled with interesting metal works and tools. I was surprisingly fascinated by the look at daily life in generations past - seeing the tools... more »
The setting of this church in a former museum is pretty nice, and as one can go upstairs, to where the organ used to be, it means one also gets a goor overview of some of the larger pieces, and the... more »
A small but very nice museum. The staff was very friendly and welcoming and since we had a long afternoon planned with the children it was actually a relief that the museum was small enough to make a small detour. They also had an exhibition about Paco Rabane on at that time. It was very interesting to learn that he was the first designer to experiment with the use of metal as a material for clothes!
Really friendly staff and quite a sight! As a non appreciated of art i thought that they had some wonderful pieces!
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