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Boulogne is a well known destination for culture vultures, it referred to in many tourist slogans as 'Ville d'art et d'histoire' - a town of art and history. This particular feature focusses on the municipal museum which is one of several important attractions in the town. Must see opportunities for visitors include: The Castle Museum, The Basilica And Crypt of Our Lady, The City Hall & Courthouse, The Great Column (the tallest in France), The House Of San Martin to name just a few.
If you have any recent experience of these and any other attractions in the area we'd welcome your feedback. Our contact details are at the foot of the page. These links for hotels in Boulogne, restaurants in Boulogne and this link for our most recent local French tourism feature.
The local museum reopened it's doors on the 15th of February after a period of development and re-evaluation. 2013 is the silver jubilee of this respected cultural institution and this latest work has presented an opportunity to rethink how visitors access the collections.
In the first instance there is a new exhibit route, the predefined circuit visitors are recommended to follow to get the most from their visit. The route takes in the four main collections on display:
No flash photography is permitted, there is disabled access to the main collections and exhibitions, baby changing facilities and vending machines for drinks are available.
The museum is open six days a week (closed on Tuesdays). It normally closes for the Christmas period between 23rd December and the 4th January. The opening hours are 10 to 12.30 and 14 to 17.30 Monday to Saturday the museum closes at 18.00 on Sundays.
You can find this attraction at:
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