Langres Museum of Art and History

Langres
Champagne Ardenne
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

A modern builidng in the heart of the old town, the Langres Museum of Art and History contains many archaeological exhibits including the Bacchus mosiac dating from the 2nd century. The archaeological collections extend across prehistory, Gallo-Roman times and ancient Egypt whilst the art collections have paintings and sculptures from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, and decorative arts including faîence, pewterware and the famous Langres cutlery.

 

Nearby attractions

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Places to visit nearby

Langres in Champagne Ardenne is a fortified town dating as far back as the 4th century.

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