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Chateau-Musee

Rue de Chastes, 76200, Dieppe, France
+33 2 35 06 61 99
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Well worth the climb

Intersting museum with some good paintings worth a look. I am not so keen in the work in ivory... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
christel
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Seaford, United Kingdom
A fascinating seaport that is frequently neglected

Just back from a fabulous day in Dieppe. This has most frequently been, for me, just a town where I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomast1940
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The Dieppe museum has been housed in the castle since 1923. The castle was first constructed in the 14th century. The museum offers a pluridisciplinary collection of 2 300 objects exhibited throughout 15 rooms. The collection is an extensive illustration of the wealth created from the town’s maritime history and its port. Discover a unique collection of ivories, impressionist paintings, prints by Georges Braque and souvenirs of Camille Saint-Saens. Free booklet in english avalable at the front desk!
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“great view” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue de Chastes, 76200, Dieppe, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intersting museum with some good paintings worth a look. I am not so keen in the work in ivory however. The building itself is well restored and and therei is a great panorama and of the town and Channel from the top

Thank christel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a fabulous day in Dieppe. This has most frequently been, for me, just a town where I caught the ferry. How wrong I was. This town, although suffering incredible damage in WW2, has been rebuilt. Much remains of its historical past, the...More

Thank Thomast1940
Reviewed 14 June 2017

While walking on the beach below, we were intrigued by the large castle up on the hill above. When we got to the top, we were pleasantly surprised to find that it houses a very interesting museum. All the exhibits look right at home in...More

1  Thank FoxT
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great place with a small museum. Lots of art and antiques. Well worth a look. And goes to the running of an amazing old building.

Thank Will S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Odd opening hours and keenness to get you for their lunch break out hardly mar the experience - this is France, after all ! The superb quality of the works of art was a surprise and delight. There is good and diverse range of historical...More

Thank Humphry E
Reviewed 16 April 2017

When I went to Dieppe, I didn't expect to find this castle very near. It was really nice to see. It would be great the opening hours were longer. The price is not expensive at all. 4,50€. You can walk around the castle.

Thank luis226
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Although we did not visit the part we had to pay for (lack of time), we were able to appreciate the chateau's grounds and architecture. It's worth a stroll, for sure.

Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The museum has an impressive collection of art, paintings, articles from the ivory. There are also old maps, navigational instruments, etc. Unfortunately for me as a person not speaking French, the museum is useless, since 99% of the exhibits is described only in French. Nevertheless,...More

1  Thank artsta
MuseeDieppe, Responsable relations publiques at Chateau-Musee, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Hello, we're sorry that you couldn't find any information in english in the museum. We are aware that this lack of translation is a problem for all of our foreigners visitors. Please be assured that we are trying to improve it. Since 2016 summer's, we...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

The castle is a museum with a good art collection, many 19th century famous artists spent time in Dieppe and the castle owns some great local landscapes by them. Great view of Dieppe and the seafront from the castle which is situated in a very...More

Thank ixou
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Three rooms of delicately carved ivory, a gallery of 19th Century art dipicting local scenes by good painters.. eg Sisley, Pissarro, Coubert. Camilee Sait-Saens's lounge including piano. A dozen cubist works by Braque. Wonderful views from the many windows. And, when I was there an...More

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