The Martainville Castle - Museum of traditions and arts of Normandy
The castle was built in the 15th and 16th centuries, it's one of the rare examples of the first Renaissance architecture in Normandy. The visit of the castle can be completed with a visit of the dovecot, the bread oven and other outside annexes.
The museum of traditions and arts of Normandy installed in the castle shows a beautiful collection of everyday's life items in Normandy from the Renaissance and the 19th century. Furniture, crockery, kitchen ustensils, dairy implements are all displayed according to their geographic origin- from Pays de Bray, Pays de Caux, and the coast. The top floor of the castle is devoted to Norman costumes.
Every year, the museum has temporary exhibitions.
Open everyday but Tuesday and Sunday morning from 10am to 5.30pm and from 2pm to 5pm and on Sunday from 2.30pm to 5.30pm (5 from the 1st October to 31st March).
|Free||Children under 18, students and unemployed people|