Port Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications

From June 1er to 31 December 2018

Immersion in more than 400 years of history

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Immersion in more than 400 years of history

© National Museum of the Navy / A.Grandener

Port Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications

From the first fort built in 1591 to recent fortifications, this exhibition traces, through models, maps and maps, the history of the defense of the harbor of Lorient through different themes such as, evolution cartography, the engineers of the fortifications and the cartographers of the navy, the defense of the harbor, intelligence and espionage ...

For the occasion, two models, including a tactile one, were realized.

Commissioner:

Anne Belaud de Saulce

Useful information

From June 1er to 31 December 2018

Price:

Full price: 8 € audioguide included.
Reduced price: 6,30 €
Free: - from 26 years of the UEE
* audioguide included, supplement of 2 € for the visitors benefiting from the free entry.
The ticket gives access to the citadel, the museum of the Navy and the museum of the East India Company

Hours :

May-August: daily: 10h-18h30. Closed 01 / 05
September: daily: 10h-18h. Closed on Tuesdays
October-April: every day: 13h30-18h. Closed on Tuesdays,
the 25 / 12 and 01 / 01.

Closed from 01 / 01 to 31 / 01 and 1er May

Exhibition poster
© National Maritime Museum / A.fux

Information and reservations:

Such. 02 97 82 56 72 (the museum's opening hours)

Catalog - Exhibition - Port Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications

In connection with the temporary exhibition "Port-Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications"
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Port Louis - Useful Information

October-April: every day: 13h30-18h. Closed on Tuesdays,
the 25 / 12 and 01 / 01.

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Visits to Port Louis

The visits resume the 24 December.
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Events in Port-louis

Next lecture, Thursday 08 November 17h30
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