Musée départemental de la résistance et de la déportation

Rouen
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

The Musée départemental de la résistance et de la déportation retraces the dark years of WW2 during the Holocaust. This 2 storey museum contains documents, uniforms, and personal writings and belongings of those taken to the concentration camps.

There are also exhibits including flags, models and writings about the efforts of the French Resistance fighters, especially in the Rouen area.

Nearby attractions

Made up of 5,000 beech and hornbeam trees and with trails covering over three kilometres, the Artmazia labyrinth is the longest maze in the world! Embark on a journey to the centre of the maze to discover the troll's grotto...

The 15th century Château de Vascoeuil is just 30 minutes from Rouen and has much to see in the beautiful château itself, the museum within its walls and the wonderful sculpture park in the gardens.

The home of a V1 flying bomb launching site, Le Val Ygot is located at the heart of the Eawy Forest.

Created in 1997 by Sylvie and Patrick Quibel, the Jardin Plume is a stunning contemporary garden combining structure and nature set in a typical Norman orchard. The garden includes huge plantations of grasses and perennials as...

Places to visit nearby

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