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Huningue Historical and Military Museum

Before the reunion of Alsace with France, Huningue was a village. Louis XIV having entrusted his architect Vauban with the defense of the borders of the northeast, from Belfort to Landau and Phalsbourg. he established plans for a powerful fortress to defend this strategic bridgehead. The museum tells the story of the 3 sieges between 1796 and 1815. The artist Edouard Detaille immortalized the glorious exit of the 50 survivors of the garrison in 1815, then the fortress was dismantled.


Altitude (m):
  • In the town / village center
Duration: 1h
Languages ​​spoken
Accepted animals :
Museum theme (s)
  • History
Type of place to visit
  • Museum and planetarium
  • Military site
Visit formulas
  • Guided tour for groups
Member of :
  • Museums-PASS-MuseumsMuseums-PASS-Museums
  • Alsace Museums SiteAlsace Museums Site


Reception hours:
Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month from 14 p.m. to 30 p.m. Closed in August. Guided tours by appointment.


6 rue des Boulangers
68330 Huningue
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Historical and military museum
6 rue des Boulangers
68330 Huningue
Fax: 03 89 69 20 05
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  • In the town / village center

In images, in pictures

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