New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde), La Rochelle

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Opened to the public in the year 1982, the New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) is a French museum in the Hotel Fleuriau, and was originally a mansion. Decorated with French furniture as well as American Colonial furniture, the museum is replete with a variety of pictures, paintings, and prints that were collected during conquests made at La Rochelle in the 16th Century. The museum is also equipped with a staircase and a gate that was classified as a historical monument as of 16th December 1950. Put New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) and other La Rochelle attractions into our La Rochelle online trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I had some time to myself while in La Rochelle so I decided to visit this museum. I speak a little French but not fluently so I picked up the audio guide as recommended by other reviewers. The...  more »
  • This museum provides the tourist with a modern take on some of the less admirable aspects of French colonialism, but also explains the country's lasting role and influence internationally over the...  more »
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  • A very interesting museum with history focused on La Rochelle and a perfect way to spend a rainy day.
  • A small but elegant place

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