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The capital of Normandy is intersected by the Seine which gives it an incomparable industrial character. Rouen and the Seine Valley will charm you with their natural and architectural heritage.

Industrial museums in Rouen

The knowledge breeder in Elbeuf, the Maritime, Fluvial and Harbour Museum on the banks of the Seine or the Corderie Vallois, an industrial museum in Notre-Dame de Bondeville, Expotec 103 in Darnétal, the Christofle factory in Duclair, or the Gros-Horloge Museum are all ideas for excursions during your business trip, your holiday with your children, your romantic weekend or your trip with friends. The diversity of museums enables you to learn about traditional Normandy trades and techniques.

Unusual ideas for visits for the whole family, surveying distilleries and cideries and discovering the art of creating alcohol and other liqueurs whether fabrication methods are often passed down from generation to generation. Relive the majestic era of steam trains or explore the industrial history of the city of Rouen such as drapery and spinning through different trades and activities.