Centre International Du Vitrail, Chartres

4.0
Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Discover the ancient and contemporary art of stained glass at Centre International Du Vitrail. The colorful small collection has explanations of the methods used as well as the historical background of the pieces. The basement exhibition of modern stained glass contrasts with historic styles found in area cathedrals. Virtually unchanged since the 16th century, this center features eternal manufacturing methods used to create flat panes of glass. Watch artisans to learn how people throughout history, and today, cut, set, and solder glass to make windows. To visit Centre International Du Vitrail on your trip to Chartres, use our Chartres trip builder.
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  • If you like stained windows, you must comme and visit the museum.A large part is dedicated to the cathedrale's windows, but not only.You ll see how they are made, you 'll also enjoy a nice permannet....  more »
  • This some of the best stained glass your are like to view in one place. In normal times they run workshops on how to make the frames  more »
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  • Nice once. Interesting collection
  • Very interesting collection.

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