List of sites to visit

History and tradition

Musée de la bataille de Fromelles


On 19 and 20 July 1916, the Battle of Fromelles took place on a 4 kilometre front. The British 61st Division and the Australian 5th Division were pitted against three Bavarian regiments. The attack resulted in the disabling of almost 8,500 men. Th...

History and tradition

Musée de la Résistance


The Resistance is evoked here through the history that marked the site: on 3 September 1944, after the departure of the German troops, the bodies of 68 Resistance fighters were shot at the Fort of Bondues. The site is dedicated to the memory of th...

Natural spaces

Musée de Plein Air


In the heart of the Val de Marque, a bucolic environment of gardens, pastures and domestic animals surrounds a group of reconstructed thatched cottages typical of the rural architecture of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Welcome to the Musée de...

Fine Arts

Musée départemental Matisse

Le Cateau-Cambrésis

In this museum created by Henri Matisse himself, you will follow the path of his life devoted to creation, colour and light. From his first works, marked in particular by the decorative dimension of the textile motifs made in the region, through t...

History and tradition

Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires


Housed in the old Dubrulle farm dating from the end of the 19th century, the museum invites you to immerse yourself in the past. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the last two centuries through the many objects displayed in the form of themati...

History and tradition

Musée des Canonniers Sédentaires de Lille


This museum traces the evolution of the city of Lille through the history of its defenders. The Hôtel des Canonniers presents a vast collection of weapons, including 2 Gribeauval cannons unique in the world, maps (Mercator, Brun-Lavainne) and pain...