A museum of local art based in a number of former private residences in Strasbourg, the Alsatian Museum presents a fascinating snapshot of traditional Alsatian life including painted furniture, costumes, local ceramics, toys, and religious or nonreligious images. A number of rooms feature reconstructions of the interiors of buildings typical of the various regions of Alsace (including the farms on the plains, the vineyards or the valleys of the Vosges), or craftsmen’s workshops (such as the forge and the carpentry shop, etc).
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The Musée alsacien (Folk Art Museum) is housed in three contiguous Renaissance houses. The displays capture country life in Alsace in the 18th and 19th centuries: furniture, farming and wine-growing implements, potteries, costumes, popular images (old certificates), Catholic, Protestant and Jewish religious art. Craftsmen's workshops have been re-created, such as the artificial flower maker's, the ropemaker's or the blacksmith's.
Due to the health situation, the visitor centre of the Strasbourg Tourist Office is closed until further notice.
All tourism activities are suspended.
However, you can still reach our staff by email: [email protected] from Monday to Friday.
Strasbourg, Capital of Christmas
Due to worsening health conditions, the chalets of the Christmas markets will not take place in the city this year.
The magic and spirit of Christmas will still reign supreme with illuminations and our great Christmas Tree.
More information coming soon…
In Strasbourg, you must wear a face covering throughtout the city, even outside.