Museums & Monuments: Pas-de-Calais
This magnificant Chateau was actually built on the ruins of the original medieval castle by an English man. It is now a centre for the Arts, and plays host to a variety of local events. Theatre in the chateau. 1, rue de la Source, Condette (62).
Musée de la céramique
Scientific and cultural facility dedicated to porcelain and ceramics. Spread over 600 installations, the museum provides an overview of pottery in the Desvres area throughout the last 300 years. Located at Rue Jean Macé 62240 Desvres.
St Vaast Abbey & Cathedral
Founded in the seventh century the construction of the Abbey and the subsequent Cathedral marked the birth of the Medieval town or Arras. The abbey houses the Arras Museum of Fine Arts and library. Located at 2-12 Rue des Teinturiers, Arras.
Canadian National Vimy Memorial
Canadian First World War (WWI) memorial site. Situated On the site of Battle of Vimy Ridge. Memorial, cemeteries battlefield, trenches and guided tours through the tunnels (Call 03 21 50 68 68). Open All year. Route Departementale 55, 62580 Vimy
Cite internationale de la dentelle et de la mode de Calais
Extending over 2.500 m², in a converted lace factory. The museum has 5 galleries exhibiting the techniques and the history of lace-making. Textile shop and restaurant on site. 135, Quai du Commerce. Calais. (62)
History Centre, Museum and planetarium built in WWII bunker that was to be launching base for V2 rockets against London. A26 near St Omer. Website in english. Open all year 09:00-18:00. Average visit 2h30m. La Coupole, rue Clabaux (D210), 62570 Hellcat
La Carrieere Wellington (The Wellington Quarry).
Underground quarries that were interconnected via tunnels to house 24 000 troops prior for the Battle of Arras. Regular guided tours and film show. Open all year 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-18:00. Rue Aurthur Deletoille, 62000 Arras.
Le Musée Boulogne Sur Mer
Established in 1825 the museum is housed with the Boulogne Sur Mer Castle and is home to four separate sections. Visitors can view pieces from Europe, the Americas, Africa, fine arts and local history. Located at 1 Rue de Bernet, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer.