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🖼️ Historic Museum and Porcelain Exhibition

Address
Place du Château, 1260 Nyon
Phone 1
Keyword
2018 Fev
  • Date de Visite
    14.02.2018
  • Création
    1888

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Historic Museum and Porcelain Exhibition


The Historical and Porcelain Museum was created in 1860 and has been housed in the castle of Nyon since 1888. It contains a variety of objects related to the region as well as historical objects and documents. Porcelains joined the museum in 1947. The museum occupies the entire castle and its entrance is through the basement where the crate is located.

The Nyon castle.
The Nyon castle.

Weather


NYON MÉTÉO

Access


Paid parking 200 meters away.

Floors of the museum


The museum contains the following levels of the castle of Nyon:

  • Basement
  • Ground
  • 1st floor
  • 2nd floor
  • 3rd floor
  • Attic

Basement


The entrance to the Historical and Porcelain Museum is in the basement of the castle.

The entrance and the cash register.
The entrance the cash register.

Ground


The ground floor is occupied by a temporary exhibition sponsored by a private company and presenting artistic objects unrelated to the rest of the museum or the Nyon region.

Object on display in a temporary exhibition on the ground floor.
Object on display in a temporary exhibition on the ground floor. Object on display in a temporary exhibition on the ground floor. Object on display in a temporary exhibition on the ground floor.

1st level


The first floor is dedicated to porcelain in memory of the Nyon porcelain factory which operated from 1781 to 1813.

Porcelains on the first floor of the Nyon castle.
Porcelains on the first floor of the Nyon castle. Porcelains on the first floor of the Nyon castle. Porcelains on the first floor of the Nyon castle.

2nd level


The second floor offers rooms for weddings and receptions as well as some porcelain.

The rooms on the second floor.
The rooms on the second floor. The rooms on the second floor.

Des vitrines présentant des objets en porcelaine.
Showcases presenting porcelain objects.

3rd level


The third floor is an old prison as the doors on this floor show. It displays a variety of historical objects from the Nyon region.

Historical objects from the Nyon region in showcases.
Historical objects from the Nyon region in showcases. Historical objects from the Nyon region in showcases.

Attic


The attic under the roof structure presents old tiles and weathervanes.

The attic of the castle of Nyon.
The attic of the castle of Nyon.

Courtyard


Passage over the castle courtyard between the first and second floors of the castle.

Passage over the castle courtyard between the first and second floors of the castle. Passage over the castle courtyard between the first and second floors of the castle.

Passage over the courtyard of the castle between the second and third floor of the castle.

Passage over the courtyard of the castle between the second and third floor of the castle. Passage over the courtyard of the castle between the second and third floor of the castle.

Video


Une vidéo sur l’intérieur du château de Nyon.

Webcam


Webcam dans la ville de Nyon.

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