New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde), La Rochelle

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Opened to the public in the year 1982, the New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) is a French museum in the Hotel Fleuriau, and was originally a mansion. Decorated with French furniture as well as American Colonial furniture, the museum is replete with a variety of pictures, paintings, and prints that were collected during conquests made at La Rochelle in the 16th Century. The museum is also equipped with a staircase and a gate that was classified as a historical monument as of 16th December 1950. Put New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) and other La Rochelle attractions into our La Rochelle online trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I liked this un petite musée. With its stinky stairs (do not drink before coming) and it’s choice of cliche. Interesting and a little fun 
    I liked this un petite musée. With its stinky stairs (do not drink before coming) and it’s choice of cliche. Interesting and a little fun  more »
  • This is a small museum with friendly knowledgeable staff that offers a different insight into European - New World realtions. 
    This is a small museum with friendly knowledgeable staff that offers a different insight into European - New World realtions.  more »
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  • A very intersting museum about the French lives and influences in the Americas. A must for history and fact lovers.
  • Very interesting museum with a reasonable and honest start to addressing the horrendous European impact on the Americas. The building itself is well worth looking round too.

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