The National Museum of History and Art of Luxembourg is located in the historic district of the City of Luxembourg in the Collart-de Scherff house at the “Marché-aux-poissons”. Opened after World War II in 1946, the idea of a public museum dates back to the end of the 18th century. Thanks to its structure, the museum is much appreciated by visitors of all ages.
The visit of this museum starts with the underground levels dug directly into the limestone rock and discover a very special atmosphere in line with the period represented (prehistory, protohistory and gallo-roman period). Then, you’ll visit the other floors, brighter and brighter, dedicated to Middle Ages, Ancient art.
You can also visit a collection of coins and medals, decorative and popular arts, fine arts with with a collection of paintings, sculptures and photographs, as well as temporary exhibitions. You can also admire works made by Luxembourg painters as Joseph Kutter (1894-1941) or Luxembourg sculptors.
Museum’s visit in 3D is available on the MNHA website.
Archéothème, Arthème and holiday workshops organized for children.
Both alternating every 2 years:
- Research night (beginning November) organised by the the Natural History Museum and Traffo (Les Rotondes): numerous workshops for every age
- Science Festival (after All Saints): meetings and experiments with researchers, lab visits, …
Tue.-Sun., 10 am-6 pm
Thu., night opening from 5 pm to 8 pm (free entrance)
Closed on Monday
The Fortress 3 Eechelen Museum in Luxembourg, the Museum of the Villa d’Echternach and the Gallo-Roman site of Dalheim are an integral part of the National Museum of History and Art.
The National Museum of History and Art is also in charge of archaeological excavations carried out in Luxembourg.