Musee Secq Des Tournelles

Currently Closed
  • Address: 2 Rue Jacques Villon, 76000 Rouen, France
  • Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-235712840
  • Ticket Price: 3 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Museums, Family And Kids

Why would anyone expect to find the world’s largest ironware collection housed in an old, if beautiful church? Not sure, but at least a brilliant collection got a brilliant location. The 8000 iron made items range from Gallo-Roman to modern times and showcase how usage of the metal evolved. The exhibitions are divided by item type: keys and locks; gates, hinges and door knockers; utensils; tools; personal apparel; sewing etc. If you weren’t expecting much, prepare to be surprised; the collection is fantastic and highly intriguing.

  • Free under 26, for jobseekers and disabled visitors.
  • Free on first Sunday of every month.

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  • Musee Secq Des Tournelles Address: 2 Rue Jacques Villon, 76000 Rouen, France
  • Musee Secq Des Tournelles Contact Number: +33-235712840
  • Musee Secq Des Tournelles Timing: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Musee Secq Des Tournelles Price: 3 EUR
  • Best time to visit Musee Secq Des Tournelles(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Musee Secq Des Tournelles: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 75.29% of people who visit Rouen include Musee Secq Des Tournelles in their plan

  • 80.25% of people start their Musee Secq Des Tournelles visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Musee Secq Des Tournelles

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

83.97% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Musee Secq Des Tournelles

People normally club together St. Maclou's Church and Musee De La Ceramique while planning their visit to Musee Secq Des Tournelles.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Really friendly staff and quite a sight! As a non appreciated of art i thought that they had some wonderful pieces!

  • Good for a 30-45 minute stop-over, immediately to rear of Musee des Beaux Arts in what used to be a church. Upper deck, permanent exhibit FREE, lower level 5€. Vast array of various sewing and barber scissors, some wrought iron, a few pistols, swords, buckles. Some iron filigree, hair combs, intricate small safes and small treasure boxes.

  • For those interested in metal craftsmanship this is an absolute must visit Museum. The level of skill and artistic effort shown in the production of so many of the obviously hand made exhibits, is simply breathtaking. Who would have thought that 17th, 18th or 19th century locks and keys could be so elegant or so intricate? This has to be the finest collection I have ever seen. The range of exhibits on display covers something from almost all aspects of everyday life from tableware to tools or warfare to early medicine. There is something for all interests here. Best to allow yourself several hours to soak it all in. I have pictures but the lighting can be tricky. I wish I had allocated at least whole day.

  • Fun display. No charge to see these crafts through history including locks, medical instruments, household tools , door knockers, tabaco paraphernalia and more

  • Beautiful, functional items of high art quality. Lot's of time and love in setting this place up and maintaining the wonderful displays and building. Thanks so much to the folks that offer these places up for our enjoyment!!!

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