Château-Musée de Dieppe

Attractions and places of interest

The charming Château de Dieppe stands overlooking the sea and has a great panorama of the coast and the town. Inside is today housed a museum of artefacts from the town's history including maritime objects such as maps and ship models, a collection of paintings, and a unique collection of ivory sculptures, many dating from the 17th to 19th centuries and carved in the town's workshops. It is well worth a trip for a little culture and wonderful views when visiting Dieppe and the Alabaster Coast.

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