The Hirson Museum focuses on local and regional history. It features collections from prehistory to the present day. The emphasis is on the history Hirson from 1870, especially the "Belle Epoque".
Part of Hirson museum is dedicated to the works and life of Augustus Labouret, one of the most famous master Verrier and Master Mosaïste twentieth century.
100 years of local railway history from 1869 to 1969, the town of Hirson owes its prosperity to the development of railways. In 1869, the town of Hirson had become an obligatory point of passage between the North and East of France. The museum has three Hirson entirely devoted to the "Belle Aventure du Rail" rooms.