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Historical Museum - a museum located in the heart of Lille in the building that used to be a hospital. The museum is generally recognized as the treasure of Lille.
The museum was built in 1237 by the Countess of Flanders Jeanne of Constantinople. Then the building was intended to treat the citizens of Lille. The huge building with many rooms has become an important medical center.
The building was rebuilt and completed, as evidenced by elements of different architectural styles.
several excellent collections. Among the exhibits presented in them are works by Flemish, Dutch, French masters of the 15th-18th centuries, ceramic, silver and gold items made by artisans of Lille, musical instruments, furniture and tapestries.
But above all, the museum presents the history of the city and the neighboring Pas-de-Calle region in a series of iconographies. Here you can also get acquainted with the lifestyle of the monks of the Augustinian order who nursed the sick in the old days.
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Topic: Historical Museum in France, resort of Lille.