It is the first naval museum since 1988, afloat in France. As the history says, the city Nantes was born and grew surrounding the river. Moreover, in the latter half of the 18th century, Nantes has been the leading manufacturer of merchant ships. In order to preserve this rich heritage, this museum was built. It was previously a merchant ship which has now been turned into a museum. on board, you can see all the ship’s equipments, weapons and motors.
Musee Naval Le Maille Braize Travel Tips
- Children under the age 4 gets free admission.
- For family, with 3 kids or more (from 4 to 11 years old), the parents gets the “child under 11″ admission ticket.
- For group visit ( 10 people or more), you need to make booking in advance.
- To learn about the ticket price for school group tour, get in touch with their information centre.
- Rooms on rent are also available.
Entrance Ticket Details For Musee Naval Le Maille Braize
- Adults: 8€ (1 hr 30 mins), 6€ (1 hr), 3.50€ (30 mins)
- Children under 12: 5€ (1 hr 30 mins), 2.50€ (1 hr), 2.50€ (30 mins)
- Adults: 6€ (1 hr 30 mins) , 4€ (1 hr)
Musee Naval Le Maille Braize Hours
- During other French holidays, 02:00 pm- 06:00 pm (last departure – 5pm).
How to Reach Musee Naval Le Maille Braize
- You can access by tramway N°1: station Gare Maritime. If you come by car, there is a parking next to the museum.
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46.67% of people who visit Nantes include Musee Naval Le Maille Braize in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
71.93% of people start their Musee Naval Le Maille Braize visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Musee Naval Le Maille Braize
63.46% of people prefer walking in order to reach Musee Naval Le Maille Braize
Musee Naval Le Maille Braize Reviews & Ratings
A wonderful visit. Very informative (the guide spoke reasonable English and also provided an informative guide book in English setting out the various parts of the vessel/its key features). If you like naval history/technology, don't miss this
Rusty. The ship was closed when we visited, so unable to say what it's like inside. It doesn't look attractive.
Great experience. The guide explains the WHOLE ship with all its secrets (in French). If you're into technology, machinery and naval life and warfare, you'll definitely enjoy it (but don't be claustrophobic)! You can even sit in the captain's seat!
It’s a pity that the tourguides all speak in French. My friends and I came visit it and was guided into the ship where exhibited some pieces of old navy life but we could not understand French so we had to leave earlier
Have problem sleeping? Don't speak French? Visit the ship! Being passionate on the subject, having also visited the Aurora in St. Petersburg and the Intrepid in New York, I couldn't pass this opportunity: well, after less than half hour I was asleep. The most interesting sections are sealed, the English leaflet is as entertaning as Vogon's poetry, the guide's monotone description (in French, obviously) works better than camomille, the cruiser actually never really accomplished anything worth of mention. 3/4 into the tour I felt I needed to escape to avoid further suffering I wouldn't bring kids (it's a warship after all, not a Lego shop), and for anyone with a little knowledge of warships it's boring. Maybe for recluse people or housewife is interesting. Also, the tour started 15 minutes late, and finished 30 minutes late