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The Le Secq des Tournelles Museum, in Rouen

Located only 10 km from our hotel, the Museum Le Secq des Tournelles, in Rouen, opens its doors to you!

What to do in the Le Secq des Tournelles Museum?

This museum, founded by the painter Jean-Louis-Henri Le Secq Destournelles, in the 19th century, is dedicated to ironwork.

Its location is most surprising... Indeed, this museum is housed in a former Gothic church, which gives it a particular charm.

Moreover, its collection of old ironwork contains more than 16,000 pieces, which makes it the largest exhibition of ironwork in the world!

Stroll through the centuries, from the Gallo-Roman era to the 20th century, while crossing many countries: Germany, England, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Arab countries, India... We assure you: a unique journey awaits you!

You will discover :

  • Railings,
  • Stair railings,
  • Locks and keys,
  • Doorknockers,
  • Scientific instruments,
  • And jewelry, among other things.

Why a museum on iron?

This metal has infinite resources. It can be used to make a greater variety of objects than other metals.

What makes iron different from other metals?

When worked hot, it becomes as malleable as modeling clay, while when cooled, it is remarkably hard and solid.

The advantages of this museum :

  • It welcomes people with disabilities (visual, motor, hearing and intellectual).
  • It is free for all.


The Secq des Tournelles museum
2, rue Jacques Villon
76000 ROUEN

Opening hours :

Open every day, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

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