Famous Museums in Angers

The museums in Angers give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Angers with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Angers. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Angers.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Angers.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Angers:

  1. Musee Lurcat

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    Musee Lurcat


    Museum Lucrattoday is a hospital complex housing some exclusive series of tapestries by the famous French artist Jean Lurçat. Jean Lurçat born 1st July 1892 played a pivotal role in the revival of contemporary tapestry. The very first tapestries made by him date back to as early as 1917. Formerly an orphanage, it was renovated later as an extension to the already existing Jean Luc...Read more
  2. Musee Des Beaux-arts

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    Musee Des Beaux-arts


    Spread over 7,000 square meters, lookout for the oldest building in the Toussaint complex and voila you come face to face with the Museum of Fine Arts! The museum had been declared as the best Art Museum in western France and therefore it is a must to visit this place when you are in Angers. The Museum is actually a private mansion housing a large collection of arts and artefacts: Ground floor...Read more
  3. Galerie David D' Angers

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    Galerie David D' Angers


    The original construction built in the 11th century was to provide the poor with a chapel and a burial cemetery. In the 13th century it was transformed to the Abbey Toussaint by the disciples of Saint Augustin. Unfortunately, after the revolution the parish was confiscated by the army and it fell into ruins. The abbey was accidentally discovered in the 19th century and the initial plan was to t...Read more
  4. Musee Du Genie Militaire

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    Musee Du Genie Militaire

    Military Museum

    The Military Museum displays the engineering used behind warfare. There are more than 1000 historical pieces displayed related to military expertise. It is a true discovery through the ancient modes of warfare to the more modern techniques. Exhibits include: Maps Uniforms Engravings Models Weapons Thematic areas
  5. The Regional Angers Marce Air Museum

    Museum, Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    Local aviation enthusiasts created this Aviation Museum in 1981 as a step forward to save the heritage of flying and flying machines. The museum offers a fascinating journey through the history of aviation. Located at the Angers airport in Maine-et-Loire, the museum boasts of fifty-odd fly worthy old aircrafts: Rene Garnier's biplane (1908) Theautogyro (1930) The Cri-cri air car (1970), the sm...Read more
  6. Crafts And Traditions Museum

    Museum, Arts And Crafts

    At this museum you are instantly transported back to the time when laces and frills were the more important things of life. The grandeur of balls, the elaborate costumes of men and women and the complimentary headgear. The museum showcases over 600 head dresses along with authentic costumes from the province of Anjou. The delicate work created on each with the humble needle and thread is absolu...Read more
  7. Musee - Chateau De Villeveque

    Museum, Castle

    This fortress-castle was built in the 12th century and was once home to the Bishops of Angers. After changing many hands the Castle was finally bought by Daniel Duclaux, a wealthy industrialist who had a passion for all things art. He filled the castle with great works of art from across the world: literature, furniture, paintings, tapestries, earthenware, silverware, rare manuscripts and so on...Read more
  8. Natural History Museum

    Museum, History Museum

    The Museum was built in 1521 and originally home to the Mayor of Angers. The Museum is a wonderful journey through the evolution of the living form since prehistoric times. It showcases: 100 000 documents. 2,500 species of birds worldwide including those found in the Anjou region. 20,000 variety of shells. 50,000 fossils, some dating back to 1521. The collections are displayed in two separate...Read more
  9. Museum Musee Des Beaux  Arts D Angers


    This museum houses a vast collection of 14thcentury sculptures and paintings. It is located in Renaissance LogisBarrault.