Birthplace of Charles de Gaulle

Interesting
Charles de Gaulle was born here on the 22nd of November 1890 in this house where his maternal grandfather had a lace workshop. The studio and the house have been transformed into a museum between them possessing a vast amount of documents and mementoes of the Gaullist cult.

Useful information

Address:

9 rue Princesse, 59000 Lille

Phone:

+33 3 59 73 00 30

Price:

6 € (-18 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

10am-noon, 2pm-5pm, Sun 1.30pm-5pm - closed Mon-Tue, 1 Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec, Sale weekends

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