Enjoy artifacts and documents amidst Baroque murals of allegorical scenes at Musee Dauphinois. A labor of love by ethnographer Hipollyte Muller, the museum showcases the region's history in a 17th-century monastery. Take a look at our Grenoble trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Musee Dauphinois and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Musee Dauphinois reviews
We were disappointed to see that there was no material in English at all. In an internationally touristic town like Grenoble one expects to have at least some brochures in English. The exhibitions... more »
I liked the chapel of former monastery as well as gardens. There are plenty of permanent and temporary exhibitions about life and culture of this region. Visit is free! more »
A free to enter museum on the base of the hill with Bastille at the top. A short climb from the riverside brings you to the museum. It has many sections inside with the winter Olympics section being the major one. The displays take you through the winter Olympic event hosted by Grenoble with the help of artifacts and short movies. There was also a Japanese art exhibition in the other section. There is a nice courtyard in the centre of the building.
What an interesting and diverse place! We had a wonderful time seeing the exhibitions and enjoying the garden. Just mind the weekday and time of your visit - it can get somewhat crowded.
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