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Museums and places to visit

Château-musée de Dieppe

 

the castel

 

A true maritime memory of the town, the Dieppe museum is in the castle commanding a view of the town and the sea. Behind the castle walls is hidden a collection of exceptional wealth : models of ships, maritime maps, paintings, sculptures…..The first few rooms retrace a part of the town’s history and you can admire a collection of marine paintings of a high quality.But you will be astounded in front of this unique sculpted ivory collection. There are pieces from the workshops of sculptors, born as a result of the rife ivory trade between Dieppe and Africa. The visit of the magnificent ivory collection has some pleasant surprises in store for you.

 

 

 

Opening :

In the town centre of Dieppe. From June 1 to September 30: open daily 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm.

From October 1 to May 31: open 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm (6pm on Sunday). Closed Tuesday, January 1, May 1, November 1 and December 25.

Rates : Adults 4€ per person; children, students and handicapped persons : 2€; children below 12 years and job seekers : free.

 

 

Rue de Chastes – 76200 Dieppe
Tél : 02 35 06 61 99 / Fax : 02 32 90 12 79
Mail : château-musee@mairie-dieppe.fr
www.dieppe.fr

 Manoir d'Ango

 

The ‘Manoir d’Ango’

 

Residence of the famous fleet-owner of Dieppe, Jehan Ango, this manor is one of the most remarkable in Normandy. The Renaissance architecture is typical of the region and the circular dovecot is one of the most beautiful in France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening :

April, October and school holidays open week end 10am-12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm

1st May to 30th September open daily 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-6pm.

Rates : Adults: €5/person; children : €3/person. Visit lasts at least 1 hour.

Guided tours (group of 20 minimum: €4 per adult, €3 per child up to 18 years.

 

9, route du Manoir d’Ango – 76200 Dieppe
Tél : 02 35 83 61 56 – Port. : 06 72 09 08 67
Mail : contact@manoirdango.fr
www.manoirdango.fr

 

“L’Estran” – City of the Sea

 

 Over 1650m2 Estranof permanent exhibitions present the coast of Dieppe and the flora and fauna of the region. You will discover the formation of the chalk cliffs and steps undertaken to protect this natural heritage.

The aquarium allows you to discover the numerous species that live in the Channel and are presented in their reconstituted habitat. In the course of your visit you will learn more about the construction of boats and fishing techniques used in the region of Dieppe.

 

 

Opening :

Open daily 10am-12pm, 2pm-6pm. Closed on 25th December and 1st January.

Birthday parties for children, at €8 per child, can be arranged for 2 ½ hours on Wednesdays and school holidays.

 

37, rue de l’Asile Thomas – 76200 Dieppe
Tél : 02 35 06 93 20 / Fax : 02 35 84 68 50
Mail : anim@estrancitedelamer.fr
www.estrancitedelamer.fr

 

The memorial of 19 August 1942

 

Théatre

Located in the 19th century theatre, the memorial retraces the Anglo-Canadian raid of 19th August 1942. Through a collection of documents, objects, photographs, uniforms and arms of the epoch, you can relive the extreme brutality of the event. A 40 minute film, produced with the help of archives and testimony of soldiers who participated in the raid, shows you the course of the events.

 

 

 

Opening :

Open April, May, October-mid-November: weekends and bank holidays 2pm to 6pm; end May to end September, daily (except Tuesday) 2pm to 6pm.

 

Place Camille Saint-Saëns – 76200 Dieppe
Tél : 02 35 84 80 67 / Port. : 06 65 67 90 40
Mail : marceldiologent@orange.fr

 

Villa Perrotte

 

The ‘Villa PerrotteVilla Perrotte’ is an art gallery in the heart of Dieppe. It was a magnificent private hotel in the art deco style, constructed in 1928 and is in itself a work of art. All through the year there are painting, sculpture and photography exhibitions of contemporary artists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ouverture :

Open all year, Thursday – Saturday 3pm to 7pm and Sunday 3pm to 6pm.

Entrance is free.

 

Madame Annie Ouvry
9 rue Jules Ferry
76200 Dieppe
Tél.: 02 35 86 94 18
Mail : villaperrotte@orange.fr
www.villaperrotte.fr

 

 

The Jacques-Emile Blanche museum

The famous portrait artist Jacques-Emile Blanche lived in Offranville until his death. A space dedicated entirely to the painter was o

pened in 1995 and is in the centre of the William Farcy garden. It is in the attic of the old 1773 cart house, now called the Park House.

In keeping with the spirit of a ‘workshop’, it is the first and

only museum dedicated solely to Jacques-Emile Blanche. The museum regroups his paintings, the complete literary work, souvenirs, letters and photographs.

 

 

Opening :

Jacques emile blanche

Open daily in April (except Tuesday): 2pm to 6pm; weekends and bank holidays: 10am to 6pm

May and June daily (except Tuesday): 10am to 6pm; July and August: daily 10am to 6pm; until 15th September daily (except Tuesday): 2pm to 6pm; weekends 10am to 6pm; from 15t to 30th September: weekends 10am to 6pm.

 

Maison du Parc du Colombier
Rue Loucheur
76550 Offranville
Tél. : 02 35 85 40 42 / Fax : 02 35 04 24 54
Mail : mairie-offranville@wanadoo.fr

 

 

The Clock Museum, in Saint-Nicolas d’Aliermont

 

The Clock Museum, in Saint-Nicolas d’Aliermont, is a centre of industrial history of the region. This museum presents this original clock-making know-how which developed from the 18th century to the present day. Plunge into the measure of time through the collections, photographs and testimonies of clock makers. Take advantage of the clock workshop in order to live this moment of precision and technique.

 

 

 

 

 

Opening :

Open from 1st June to 30th September, Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm; from 1st October to 31st December, 16th February to 31st May, Wednesday to Sunday from 2.30pm to 6pm. Annual holiday : 1st January to 14th February inclusive, 1st May, 1st and 11th November, 25th December.

 

Musée de l’Horlogerie
48 rue Edouard Cannevel
76510 Saint-Nicolas d’Aliermont
Tel : 02 35 04 53 98 / Fax : 02 35 85 60 08
Mail : accueilmuseehorlogerie@orange.fr
www.musee-horlogerie-aliermont.fr