6 Sights in Grenoble, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Grenoble, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Grenoble, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Grenoble

1. Muséum d'histoire naturelle

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The Natural History Museum of Grenoble is a municipal museum founded in 1851, in Grenoble, France. Since the opening of the building in 1855, it presents to the public a rich natural heritage, in particular alpine heritage. The museum houses a collection of one and a half million objects and specimens in the disciplines of botany, zoology, geology and even ethnology. Facades and roofs on the edge of the Jardin des Plantes have been listed as historical monuments since January 24, 1944.

Wikipedia: Natural History Museum, Grenoble (EN), Website

2. Tour Perret

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The Perret tower, originally called La tour pour regarder les montagnes, is an observation tower located in Grenoble, in the Paul Mistral public park. It is the first tower built in reinforced concrete in Europe. In 1998, it was officially declared to be a national heritage site. It was built for the International Exhibition of Hydropower and Tourism where it was the orientation tower and the symbol of the exhibition. Nowadays, it is the last vestige of this exhibition.

Wikipedia: Perret tower (Grenoble) (EN)

3. Musée de l'Ancien Évêché

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The Musée de l'Ancien Évêché is a departmental museum located in Grenoble, France and dedicated to the Isère heritage through the history of its Bishop's palace. Inaugurated in 1998, it is settled in the former Bishop's palace, near Grenoble Cathedral. The museum gives access to the remains of an early Christian baptistry and to a section of the vestiges of the Gallo-Roman wall in the basement of the building.

Wikipedia: Musée de l'Ancien Évêché (EN), Website

4. Magasin des horizons

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The Magasin-CNAC, is a national center of art and culture located near the Cours Berriat in Grenoble. Initially named "Le Magasin, centre national d'art contemporain", it was inaugurated on 26 April 1986 by François Léotard, Minister of Culture, as part of the Major Works carried out under the presidency of François Mitterrand with the assistance of the city and the State.

Wikipedia: Magasin des horizons (FR), Website

5. La Plateforme - Centre d'information sur les projets urbains

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The museum-library of Grenoble is a cultural building of the nineteenth century located place de Verdun in Grenoble. Completed and opened to the public in 1870, it housed until 1970 the municipal library of Grenoble and until 1992 the collections of the Museum of Grenoble.

Wikipedia: Musée-bibliothèque de Grenoble (FR), Website

6. Fontaine des trois Ordres

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The fountain of the three orders, also called the fountain of the centenary, is a monument commemorating the pre-revolutionary events of the summer of 1788 in Grenoble that are the day of the Tiles and the Meeting of the States General of the Dauphiné.

Wikipedia: Fontaine des trois ordres (FR), Website


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