Visiting the Museums and Monuments of Alsace-Lorraine

The tourist offices of the principal towns of the region, Strasbourg and Nancy, sell discount museum passes which allow easy <strong>access</strong> to the city sights. Included in the pass are several discounts...

There are many museums, sites of historical interest and art galleries throughout the Alsace-Lorraine region.

Most tourist offices have comprehensive guides available in English, and English-speaking staff to help.


The Strasbourg Pass "checkbook" is sold at the Strasbourg Tourism Office. It is valid for three days and includes free entry and reductions of 10 to 50 percent on certain activities.

The pass includes the following free benefits:

  • Visit a museum of choice
  • Visit the cathedral spire
  • A boat tour of Strasbourg
  • The use of a bicycle for one day
  • A visit to the astronomical clock of the cathedral

The pass also includes five activities at half price:

  • The visit of a second museum
  • A mini-tram visit
  • A guided-visit on foot
  • An audio-guided visit of the old town
  • A visit to the Naviscope Alsace


City Pass Nancy, valid for three days, allows one audio guide of the town, one free return ticket by bus or tram, one cinema ticket and one free visit to a local museum or monument.

The pass also includes reductions on certain tourist activities (museum visits, boat tours or bicycle rental).