List of sites to visit

Musée de la bataille de Fromelles

Fromelles

On the 19th and 20th of July 1916, a battle took place in Fromelles. The British 61st Division and the 5th Australian Division faced three Bavarian Regiments. The attack caused almost 8,500 casualties. This Museum mixes archaeological and scientific techniques, History and the fate of soldiers linked to the Battle of Fromelles. Open from 9:30am to 5:30pm. Closed on Tuesdays . The museum is closed from February 4th to March 3rd, 2019 inclusive, on May 1st, 2019, on September 7th and 8th, 2019. Exceptional opening on April 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2019.

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€6.50 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!

Musée de la Résistance

Bondues

On September 3rd, 1944, after the departure of the German troops, 68 shot bodies of members of the resistance were discovered at Bondues Fortress. The site is dedicated to the memory of these people who symbolize the fight for liberty. Through original documents and objects, the museum conjures up the memory of the regional resistance. Bus line 86 or Liane 91 - Stop : Fort de Bondues. Open from September to June: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 4:30 pm, the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 2:30 pm to 6 pm. In July and August: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 6 pm. Annual closure during the Christmas school holidays.

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€6.00 (Child €6.00) Free with the Pass!

Musée de Plein Air

Villeneuve-d'Ascq

In the heart of the Val de Marque, a reconstructed village invites you to discover the rural architecture of the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through its typical thatched cottages of artisans. Welcome to the Open Air Museum! Stop: metro "Hôtel de Ville" + bus line 13, stop "Masséna" + 15 mn walk. April-May: Wednesday to Sunday. June-July-August: every day. September-October: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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€5.00 (Child  ) Free with the Pass!

Musée départemental Matisse

Le Cateau-Cambrésis

Created by the painter in his hometown of Cateau-Cambresis, the departmental museum has been completely renovated. The expanded, modernized buildings make the Palais Fénelon an emblematic cultural center of the North and accessible to all. From the first works painted in Bohain to the Vence Chapel, the visit through the works of Matisse is akin to a journey encompassing colour, sumptuous materials, the beauty of models, a passion for drawings and a love of poetry. The Herbin Collection is a splendid opportunity to discover a chapter in the history of modern art: geometric abstraction. The Museum’s collections have been enhanced thanks to the Donation of Alice Tériade. The general public can now enjoy works by Picasso, Rouault, Giacometti, Léger, Miro, and Chagall including the famous “Dining Room” decorated by Matisse. Train: stop "Le Cateau" + taxi Dambrun 06 83 30 39 70 or Taxi Caudry 06 21 54 32 90. Open every day except Tuesday from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires

Wattrelos

Housed in a former Flemish farmstead dating from the 1890s, the Wattrelos Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions depicts in finest detail the way of life of our forefathers (1850-1950). Among its attractions are reconstructions of places of work such as a weaver’s workshop, an estaminet and a schoolroom. Stop "Eurotéléport" + bus Liane 3, stop "Wattrelos place". Open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 12 o'clock and from 2 pm to 6pm, Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. Closed on public holidays and other exceptional closures during the year.

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Musée des Canonniers Sédentaires de Lille

Lille

This museum traces the evolution of the city of Lille through the history of its defenders. The Hôtel des Canonniers presents a vast collection of weapons, including two unique Gribeauval cannons in the world, maps (Mercator, Brun-Lavainne) and paintings from the 16th century to the present day. Open on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm. Entrance "street of Urbanists" Metro station : "Gare Lille Flandres".

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