List of sites to visit

Maison Folie Hospice d'Havré

Tourcoing

The former monastery-hospital is a unique 17th and 18th century architectural complex constructed around a cloister. The site receives exhibitions, reading workshops and shows. It includes landscaped gardens on the theme of water, medicinal and dye plants. Stop: Tourcoing centre. Open daily from 1:30 pm to 6 pm, except Tuesdays and bank holidays. Closed in August.

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€0.00 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!

Maison natale Charles de Gaulle

Lille

Now a museum, the "Maison natale Charles de Gaulle" recreates the atmosphere of a typical late 19th century home of the northern French industrial middle classes. The exhibited family keepsakes and personal objects are a reminder of de Gaulle’s younger days. A multimedia centre also looks back over the great statesman’s historic work. Audioguide included. Bus line 14, 50 or 56, stop Les Bateliers - or Shuttle Old Lille (ask the stop in front of the museum). Open Wednesday to Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm, Sunday from 1:30 am to 6 pm. Closed Monday, Tuesday, 01/01, 01/05, 1st weekend of September (Braderie) and 25/12.

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  (Child €6.00) Free with the Pass!

Mémorial' 14-18 Notre-Dame de Lorette

Souchez

Standing at the foot of the hill of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, this museum presents, through a collection of 400 period photographs, the Great War on the soil of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Dynamic maps and archive films immerse the visitor in the First World War. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm (6pm from 01/04 to 31/10). Train Stop : Lens

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€3.00 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!

Mosaïc, le jardin des Cultures

Houplin Ancoisne

Mosaïc covers an area of 33 hectares, and includes a pond, woods and contemporary gardens. Mosaïc is a place of dreams, celebration and exhibitions, a mix of flowers, works of art and rare pets. Come and explore gardens inspired by families from the plains of Flanders, the Iberian Peninsula, Central Europe, Mediterranean Europe, West Africa, South-East Asia, North Africa and the British Isles, not forgetting the first inhabitants of the Neolithic. Discover the different smells and colours of Mosaïc with the changing seasons. April-May: Wednesday to Sunday. June-July-August: every day. September-October: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Metro station "CHR B Calmette" + bus line 229, stop "Houplin Ancoisne Mosaïc".

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€6.00 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!

MUba Eugène Leroy

Tourcoing

Housed in a 20th century mansion, the museum encourages dialogue through the contemporary art and performance or centuries-old pieces. The museum also pays tribute to the artist Eugène Leroy (1910- 2000). Stop: Tourcoing center Open every day from 1 pm to 6 pm except Tuesdays, bank holidays, the last Monday of July and the first Monday of September.

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€5.50 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!

Musée d'Histoire Naturelle

Lille

The museum, modernised and regularly added to, as become an unforgettable place. Regional and exotic mammals and birds, skeletons, insects and arachnids fascinate the visitor in space, whilst the room of endangered and extinct species displays stuffed exhibits in all their beauty. Bus line 14 - stop: "Lebas". Metro: stop "République Beaux-Arts" or "Mairie de Lille". Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9.30am to 5pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 6pm. Closed on Tuesdays and some public holidays (times may change depending on the exhibitions).

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€3.70 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!