Le Havre : entrée principale du MuMa

House-Museum of the Ship-Owner

LE HAVRE

Description

Paul-Michel Thibault (1735-1799) was the architect in charge of the constructions of Le Havre fortifications and was also the hydrant man of the town. In 1790, he dediced to build his own house in the upper-class area of Le Havre In 1800, Martin Pierre Foache (1728 - 1816) who was a wealthy merchant, bought the house and would live there in winters with his family. Assisted by Pierre Adrien who formerly designed the King's cabinet, he turned some rooms into commercial premises. The façade is based on what Louis XVI architecture style was. Parquet flooring made from exotic wood can be found alongside stone flooring featuring geometric patterns. There are 5 floors with rooms displayed around a wide skylight. Museum rewarded with quality labels : Normandie Qualité Tourisme, Qualité Tourisme, Famille Plus, Monuments historiques, Musées de France.


Practical information

Spoken languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Dutch

Openings and schedules

  • From 01/11/2018 to 31/03/2019 - From 10:30 to 12:30 - From 13:45 to 17:30
    Closing : Tuesday
  • From 01/04/2019 to 31/10/2019 - From 10:00 to 12:30 - From 13:45 to 18:00
    Closing : Tuesday

Services and facilities

Amenities

  • Baby changing area

Sercices

  • Shop

Prices and booking

Prices

  • Base rate - full rate adult : 7,00€
  • Reduced rate : 4,00€
  • Rate for large families : 4,00€
  • 20,00€
  • Gratuities :
    26
  • Rate for adult group : 4,00€
  • Professional group rate : 4,00€
  • Supplement for guide : 30,00€
  • Gratuities :

Payment methods

  • Vouchers
  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash

Contact and location

House-Museum of the Ship-Owner

3 quai de l'Ile - 76600 LE HAVRE

Phone : 02 35 19 09 85 - 02 35 42 27 90

Fax : 02 35 19 09 70

Website : https://maisonarmateur.lehavre.fr

Latitude : 49.486893 - : 0.112718