Châlons-en-Champagne Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology

In 1794, Châlons' library took in items confiscated by the revolutionary courts and, thus, the Muséum Départemental came into being, one of the oldest museums in France. In the gallery of paintings (15C-20C), note, in particular, Winter Landscape by Joos de Momper (16C) and Portrait of Cazotte by Perronneau (18C). You will also find here objets d'art, sculptures by Rodin and an ornithology cabinet, with almost 2 000 stuffed birds from all over the world.

Useful information

Address:

Place Alexandre-Godart, 51000 Châlons-en-Champagne

Phone:

+33 3 26 69 38 53

Price:

3.50 € (-26 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

2pm-6pm, weekends 10am-noon, 2pm-6pm - closed Tue, 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 and 11 Nov, 25 Dec

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