Museums of Metz

Metz, France

The Museums of Metz were founded in 1839. They are also known as the Golden Courtyard Museums, in reference to the palace of Austrasia's kings in Metz, whose buildings they occupy. The collections in this museum(s) are distributed through a 3,500 m² labyrinthal organization of rooms, incorporating the ancient Petites Carmes Abbey, the Chèvremont granary, and the Trinitaires church. The institution is organized into four broad sections: the history and archeological museum, the medieval department, the museum of architecture and the museum of fine arts. The archeological museum contains rich collections of Gallo-Roman finds — extension works to the museums in the 1930s revealed the vestiges of Gallo-Roman baths.



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Founded: 1839
Category: Museums in France

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Alex Litt (11 months ago)
Wonderful collection of historic artefacts, worth visiting! The staff is friendly and helpful. The museum is free and not crowded during weekdays.
Claudia (11 months ago)
A very interesting place, it's nice that it's free, it's a pity that most of the places have descriptions only in French.
Viva Waratah (11 months ago)
The Museum of La Cour d'Or in Metz offers a captivating journey through the history of the city, particularly during the medieval period. The museum showcases a fascinating collection that highlights the rich heritage and significance of Metz. It provides a unique insight into the city's past, allowing visitors to delve into its remarkable history. If you're interested in learning about Metz's medieval roots, this museum is a must-visit.
Jolijn Essink (12 months ago)
Stunning place, but so much art and stuff that you just want to leave after 3/4 of the tour. All the stuff inside is stunning! Really worth it!
Taphthartharath Scharthathan (14 months ago)
Great place to learn about the rich history of Metz and see paintings, statues, artefacts etc through the centuries! From ancient Rome to modern Metz. Entry for free!
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