Provence Sights

Musée du Vieux Nîmes (Museum of Old Nîmes)

  • Pl. aux Herbes Map It
  • Nîmes

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

Housed in the 17th-century bishop's palace opposite the cathedral, this museum shows off garments embroidered in the exotic and vibrant style for which Nîmes was once famous. Look for the 14th-century jacket made of blue serge de Nîmes—the famous fabric (now simply called denim) from which Levi-Strauss first fashioned blue jeans.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. aux Herbes, Nîmes, 30000, France

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Phone:

/04–66–76–73–70

Website: www.nimes.fr

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–6

Published 06/25/2015

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