Brest - Marine Museum

unique heritage testifying to the great naval adventure Arsenal Brest and the French Navy.

Brest Castle Hall © National Maritime Museum / A.monot

 

17 travel through centuries of history

In the exceptional setting of the Castle of Brest, the National Marine Museum houses a unique heritage testifying to the great naval adventure Arsenal Brest and the French Navy.

In the recently renovated rooms, visitors can discover the masterpieces of naval decoration, the expedition Laperouse, life convicts or iconic ships of contemporary Navy.

The tour combines interior and exterior, to assess the richness of the collections, the views of the harbor and city and architectur of the castle: the Gallo-Roman foundations to the Vauban fortifications through the curtains, and the bastion walkway, is a journey through centuries of history 17 which offers the visitor.

Audioguide available in French, English, Spanish, Italian, German

The museum's collections

The Department of Conservation has to manage mission, study and enrichment of the Navy National Museum collections.

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Brest - History Museum

How the ancient Gallo-Roman Castellum became a walled city before ducal castle?

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Brest - Practical Information

Open daily from 10 / 02 to 31 / 03: 13 h 30 - 18 h 30, except Tuesdays (except school holidays zone B)

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