The Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Rouen is located in a former convent built around 1640. It was created in 1828 by Felix-Archimede Pouchet. Within the museum you can follow the history of science, which has collections composed of 800,000 objects. This museum is the most diverse in France after that of París. It's main objectives are scientific and educational.
The 16th century astronomical clock is one of Europe's oldest clocks that is still operational. The interior can be visited and also the curious history of the watch and its guardians. The place offers great views of the city (which is lovely, by the way). And you can also enjoy the best cheeses in the world.
Last week I went with a friend from a cruise and visited several European places. Among them, Rouen, situated in Normandy (Frances). The houses are very peculiar and what is special about this place is that this is where Joan of Arc was burned.
If you go to Rouen in the summer do not miss the show of "Monet aux pixels" that each night is done on the main facade of the cathedral they projected on it, various pixel images (some are paintings by Monet, some not). It's very original and worth seeing in person. I have some photos for you to see it better.
The Musée national de l \ 'education (Rouen) was founded in Paris by Jules Ferry in 1879. It is made to support lower level education. in other words, it is to provide teaching professionals a concrete pedagogical image for a renewal. It has different photographic content and include files, games and toys, children´s literature, school books and teaching material as well as school furniture, paintings and prints.
This is the largest Gothic building in France, and it has a level of ornamentation that is simply amazing; you could spend ages admiring the building and all its spectacular details. Unfortunately, I couldn't go inside, but there are tours that take place.
The Museum of Fine Arts was created by decree on September Chaptal 1801 and the heart of its collection comes from the French Revolution, including the closure of many religious institutions that followed. It can be found on the first on the 1st floor of City Hall, and opened the present building, designed by architect Louis Sauvageot, in February of the year 1880.
Flaubert Bridge is known to be one of the most important European drawbridges. It is particularly impressive to watch it being lifted, sure to inspire a sense of vertigo in you. The size and height of the bridge are amplified by night, when the structure is lit up. Don't miss it!
The House of Pierre Corneille, situated in Rouen, was transformed into a museum and offers visitors the chance to know the life and works of the artist. The museum offers a playground with furniture from its period, where you can see the engravings, sculptures and numerous documents referring to the poet and his family. You can also see some of his first works.
The Jardin des Plantes de Rouen opened its doors in 1840, and is still very popular with young and old alike. There's everything here, from games, ponds for model boats, greenhouses, medicinal plant gardens, birds, a carousel, places to buy food and drinks ... there's even a replica of Monet's Japanese bridge, installed as part of an Impressionist festival, that has never been removed. In recent years, it has become extra popular as the host of the Seed festival.
The wonderful Musée des Tournelles Secq is in the city of Rouen. In a 16th century church, the fascinating Musée des Tournelles Le Secq is dedicated to blacksmithing. It has on display around 12,000 locks, keys and other wrought-iron utensils made Between the 3rd and 19th centuries.
The Musee de la Ceramique (Rouen) is in the beautiful hotel Hocqueville. While presenting the most important earthenware, it focuses on the splendour of the production of Rouen: Abaquesne Masseot boxes, Poterat blue monochrome, polychrome decor, and sparkling chinoiserie from the rock era. It has great service and spectacular ceremonial ceramic sculptures. The collection begins with the 19th century, and contemporary art exhibitions relating to ceramics are regularly organized.