5 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 5 sights are available in Grenoble, France.List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Grenoble
1. Muséum d'histoire naturelle
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.
2. Musée de l'Ancien Évêché
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.
3. Fontaine des trois Ordres
The Fountain of the Three Orders, also called Fontaine du Centenaire, is a commemorative monument to the pre-revolutionary events of the summer of 1788 in Grenoble that are the day of the tiles and the meeting of the Estates General of the Dauphiné. Sculpted by Henri Ding and inaugurated in 1897 in the presence of President Félix Faure, it is located on Notre-Dame Place in Grenoble.
4. Magasin des horizons
Founded in 1986, Le Magasin - Centre National d'Art Contemporain is housed in an industrial hall, built for the 1900 Paris World's Fair by the workshops of Gustave Eiffel. Manufacturers Bouchayer and Viallet, working in the area of hydroelectric equipment, bought the iron structure and reassembled it in Grenoble, France.
5. La Plateforme - Centre d'information sur les projets urbains
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.
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