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Musée de Pontarlier

Pontarlier | Archéologie - Beaux-Arts - Ethnologie
€2 - €4
On 3 levels you can see various collections:
- History of Pontarlier: repeatedly destroyed over the centuries, Pontarlier n ' could keep only few significant parts of its heritage and its history that trace engravings, sculptures, paintings, photographs, and miscellaneous documents
- Absinthe: with a score of distilleries in the early 20th century, Pontarlier remained the world economic capital of l ' absinthe from 1805-1915, date of deleting official and legal l ' absinthe in France. Posters, prints, photographs, reconstructions, various objects evoke the years d ' absinthe
- Archaeological collections: prehistoric, proto, and Merovingian collections from excavations and local discoveries. L ' prehistoric lithic tools, proto-historic furniture, construction Gallo-Roman and Merovingian adornment elements remind us that this region has been occupied without discontinuity from 13,000 front.J.C
- Faience: the bulk of the collection was formed in the 19th century by a bequest of more than 200 pieces of earthenware French and foreign
- Comtoises paintings: painters claiming to be the example of Courbet
- Library Xavier Marnier: writer, poet, academician and flyer, he left his hometown all of its library, or about 5 800 volumes much of which is presented at the Museum. Novels, historical books, encyclopedias, books of poetry, tales of travels... from around the world underline the insatiable curiosity of Marmier

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Other information

Contact details

  • Name: Musée de Pontarlier
  • Address: 2 place d'Arçon - 25300 - Pontarlier - France
  • Phone: (33) 03 81 38 82 16


Librairie, Carterie


Exposition, Visite guidée

Getting there

  • By train : gare de Pontarlier

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