Museum of Norman Traditions and Arts – Martainville castle
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The castle is classified as National Heritage. It is made of pink bricks and is surrounded by ditches and gardens « à la française ». The castle, built in 1485 by Jacques the first of Martainville, is one of the rare examples of the first Renaissance architecture in Normandy. It has been keeping its original inside arrangement. The visit of the castle can be completed with a visit of the dovecot, the bread oven and other outside annexes. It currently hosts the Traditions and Art of Normandy museum. The museum of Traditions and Arts of Normandy was created in 1961 by the department council of Seine-Maritime. It shows a notable collection of regional furniture from the 15th century to the 19th century. The ethnographic section for Normandy is a reconstitution of farms made with objects and testimonies of the daily-life in the 18th and 19th centuries. The last floor presents the large collection of Norman clothes and costumes through paintings, headdresses and jewels from the 19th cen

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Shop, Bicycle parking, Free WIFI


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French, English

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