Brittany Sights

Musée de Bretagne (Museum of Brittany)

  • 10 cours des Allies Map It
  • Rennes

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

Designed by superstar architect Christian de Portzamparc, this museum occupies a vast three-part space that it shares with the Rennes municipal library and Espaces des Sciences. Portzamparc's layout harmonizes nicely with the organization of the museum's extensive ethnographic and archaeological collection, which depicts the everyday life of Bretons from prehistoric times to the present. There's also a space devoted to the famous Dreyfus Affair; Alfred Dreyfus, an army captain who was wrongly accused of espionage and whose case was championed by Émile Zola, was tried a second time in Rennes in 1899.

Sight Information


10 cours des Allies, Rennes, 35000, France

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Sight Details:

  • €5 museum, €9 with exhibitions and planetarium
  • Tues. noon–9, Wed.–Fri. noon–7, weekends 2–7

Published 06/25/2015


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