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Musee Secq des Tournelles

2 rue Jacques Villon, 76000, Rouen, France
+33 2 35 71 28 40
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A brilliant little museum

We came across this museum on a day-trip to Rouen. What a find! It has a wealth of beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Victoria M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Amazing tools

This museum is dedicated to the arts of iron. I explored the exposition and wondered about... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Vilnius, Lithuania
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2 rue Jacques Villon, 76000, Rouen, France
+33 2 35 71 28 40
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We came across this museum on a day-trip to Rouen. What a find! It has a wealth of beautiful everyday objects, many dating from the fifteenth or sixteenth centuries. They give a very original insight into life in ages gone by.

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This museum is dedicated to the arts of iron. I explored the exposition and wondered about imagination and creativity of medieval masters. It is sad that nowadays all modern things are identical and no one can be amazed.

Thank Dalmik
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Fabulous exhibition of art, technology and industry in iron. A quick look at the website will show all. Perhaps a pity that the word iron (F fer) isn't in the title as that would attract so much more attention.

Thank Ivor H
Reviewed 16 June 2016

What a great surprise to find this wonderful museum. It's just behind the Museum de Beaux Arts and is well worth the visit.

Thank ORGMemphis_Tennessee
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Located in a now defunct old gothic period church this collection is a true sensation. Much superior to the more well known Musée des Beaux Arts. From Roman era through medieval periods to late 19th century pieces several unusual objects are on display, among them...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The ancient art and craftsmanship in the world of iron fills this former church. The light is captivating. The huge and tiny works of iron, gates, signs, intricate locks on great chests as well as tools for medicine, dentistry, cooking, hunting.........

Thank Mary-Springs C
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Iron ... everything in this converted church (which is only a block from the Fine Arts Museum), is made of iron. Tiny tools, huge iron works, all down through the ages. Absolutely fascienating.

Thank JBelmo
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I was on my way to the Rouen Art Gallery when I passed this really old church. I had a good look around and took a photo or two - for it was closed. However on my way back to my surprise it was opened...More

Thank brian d
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Superb collection of wrought, gilt, silvered and cast iron, housed in 15th century Gothic church

Thank grenierl2015
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This museum is a blast. The Museum of Iron Works is housed in a former Gothic church behind the Musee des Beaux-Arts about halfway between the center of town and the train station. The sign outside (made of metal, of course) is in French (“Musee...More

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