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Musée Maison de l'Armateur

Le Havre | Arts décoratifs - Beaux-Arts - Histoire
€3 - €5
The shipowner's House is an 18th century mansion located in le Havre which was the property of several dealers before be turned into a museum. It is located at 3 Wharf Island, in the Saint-François area, opposite the fishing port. It was classified a historical monument by Decree of April 26, 1950.

The House of the shipowner was built on plans by the architect of the city of le Havre, Paul - Michel Thibault (1735-1799), from 1790. Paul-Michel Thibault was the architect of the fortifications and standpipe of the city of le Havre. Martin-Pierre Foache, a merchant of the city, acquired the House in 1800. he installed his offices and his winter residence. In the middle of the 19th century, the residence is occupied by the Helvetie hotel. In 1880, it is transformed into apartment building. In 1950, it is inscribed on the list of Historic Monuments and bought five years later by the city of the Havre.C' is the only witness of the time House.

This museum House presents various objects of the Ancien Régime and the 19th century: furniture, old maps, statues, paintings, old books. The pieces are decorated with old books, paintings by the Malraux Museum and the museum of natural history objects.

11:00 - 12:30 / 13:30 - 18:00

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée Maison de l'Armateur
  • Address: 3 quai de l'Ile - 76600 - Le Havre - France
  • Phone: (33) 02 35 19 09 85 ou 02 35 42 27 90


Librairie, Carterie

Getting there

  • By bus : ligne n°7 (Notre-Dame), 3 (Saint-François)
  • By train : gare du Havre