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Brittany Sights

Château (Town History Museum)

  • Quai St-Vincent Map It
  • St-Malo
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

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At the edge of the ramparts sits a 15th-century château, its keep and watchtowers commanding an impressive view of the harbor and coastline. It contains the Musée d'Histoire de la Ville, devoted to great figures who have touched local history (like the founder of French Canada, Jacques Cartier, and Châteaubriand, the "Father of Romanticism"); plus the Galerie Quic-en-Grogne, a tower museum that uses waxworks to conjure up various episodes from St-Malo's past.

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Hôtel de Ville, Quai St-Vincent, St-Malo, 35400, France

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Sight Details:

  • €6
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 10–12:30 and 2–6; Oct.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. 10–noon and 2–6


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