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Musée de La Révolution Française

Vizille | Decorative Arts - Fine Arts - History
Free Admission
Located 15 km south of Grenoble on the Route Napoleon, the museum is housed since 1984 in the castle of Vizille, former residence of the Dukes of Lesdiguières (seventeenth century), the family Perier (1782-1895) and the presidents of the Republic (1924-1972). It was in this castle that was held, July 21, 1788, the assembly of the three orders of the Dauphiné. The Assembly of Vizille decisive political event in the beginning of the upheavals of 1789 sealed the fate of the castle.

The Museum of the French Revolution theme for the various aspects of the history of the Revolution, as well as artistic creation and cultural transformations in Europe, the Enlightenment to Romanticism. It presents art and objects of history of the revolutionary period and is interested in everything that refers to or is inspired by two centuries of works.
The originality of the Museum of the French Revolution is to be a history museum based on works of art. These works, far from being mere historical illustrations become plastic by their interest and their evocative power, reading keys to a better understanding of the changes and the context of the time.

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée de La Révolution Française
  • Address: Château de Vizille - Place du château - 38220 - Vizille - France
  • Phone: (33) 04 76 68 07 35


Librairie, Carterie, Parc


Exposition, Visite guidée

Getting there

  • By train : gare de Grenoble

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