The Tudor Museum, also known as Rosport Castle was built in 1892, it was the home of the Luxembourg inventor Henri Tudor. During the German occupation of Luxembourg in the Second World War, the castle was used to accommodate girls assigned to the Reichsarbeitsdient who performed farming and house-keeping work. Around 1957, it became a guest house and, in 1964, the American firm Monsanto converted it into a hotel. However business was not very successful and in 1970, the Commune of Rosport bought the castle for its own administrative offices while continuing to rent out the first-floor apartments to vacationers. In 1972, these were replaced by a holiday home for old people.

After restoration work was completed in 1999, serious consideration was given to opening a museum on the premises. In 1981, the celebrations for Tudor's 100th anniversary had included an exhibition on the development of the lead–acid battery, his principal success. Although the decision to go ahead with the museum was reached in 1995, many difficulties had to be overcome and it was only in May 2009 that the 'Friends of the Henri Tudor Museum' were finally able to open it to the public.

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Founded: 1892
Category: Museums in Luxembourg

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Тимофей Баранов (5 years ago)
Интересное место
Leon de Borst (5 years ago)
Leuk museum dat interactief is en uitnodigt voor kinderen om overal aan te zitten en dingen over elektriciteit te leren. Uitleg is in duits en frans. Er is wel een nederlandstalige folder, maar die gaat maar over een deel van wat er te zien is. De uitleg is niet volledig en lijkt niet af. Desondanks een heel mooi opgezet en interessante plek. Ook in een mooi gebouw. Er is een speurtocht voor kinderen en een beloning aan het eind.
y ounilou (5 years ago)
C est vrai que que c'est beau mais la propriétaire du musée parle luxembourgeois et que le musée est petit à mon goût mais il y a de tout
Andre Volokhoff (5 years ago)
Excellente présentation de l'électricité et de l'invention de l'accumulateur (batterie) au plomb, tel qu'utilisé aujourd'hui encore pour démarrer les véhicules à moteur thermique.
Christian Damme (6 years ago)
Top museum for kids. You "must" touch everything
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