Museums and exhibition venues
Located in Altkirch and near Switzerland (Basel) and Germany (Friborg), the CRAC Alsace is a contemporary art center dedicated to research and creation which, through the design of exhibitions, d editions and specific actions of mediation, endeavors to support artistic production by promoting encounters between the public, artists and works.
COMMON VISITS TO EXHIBITIONS
The public service offers guided tours of the exhibitions throughout the year.
Every Saturday and Sunday at 15 p.m., mediations are organized.
Mediators accompany you in the exhibition and give you keys to understanding the works on display.
Guided tours of the exhibitions are also offered all week by appointment.
The museum space will be closed to the public from June 27 to July 13 to allow the installation of a new temporary exhibition, dedicated to the Strasbourg artist Raymond E. Waydelich*
This museum space is located on the ground floor of the town hall of Ferrette, a building dating from 1572 listed in the inventory of historical monuments. It offers a permanent exhibition which retraces in three languages (French, German, English) the history of the city and the county. The opportunity to get to know the Habsburgs, the Mazarin and the Grimaldi, who marked local history, through chronological panels and an audiovisual montage around the model of Ferrette. A touch screen allows you to view several videos on personalities who have marked Ferrette, such as Léon Lehmann, or to discover some reports on Ferrette.
The first temporary exhibition in this space is dedicated to the Mazarin dynasty, covering the period from 1648 to the Revolution: you will learn why the Prince of Monaco bears the title of Count of Ferrette ...
These exhibitions were produced by history buffs: Roland Vogel and Jean-Jacques Kielwasser, of Trésors de Ferrette, Paul-Bernard Munch and Philippe Lacourt, vice-presidents of the Société d'Histoire du Sundgau. Béatrice Kielwasser coordinated this exhibition set up by all the members of the association.
*Raymond E. Waydelich Expo
About forty works by this prolific creator will be presented from July 14 to October 2, Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as public holidays (July 14 and August 15) from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.
Guided tours on request for groups and schools: tel. 03 89 68 23 20.
Come and discover a universe between real and imaginary! Dream scenery: a gigantic tree spreads its branches, sheltering a mountain town which comes alive on all sides, with cavities, tunnels from which miniature trains emerge ... While another space welcomes a world vintage toys, elves and fairies ...
A little paradise for model-making enthusiasts!
The Memorial of Haute Alsace is a project which follows on from the exhibition Les Tranchées Oubliés. Personalities and local facts such as the Zero Kilometer, Corporal Jules-André Peugeot, Second Lieutenant Mayer or the unique character of this piece of Alsace occupied by the French army will make it possible to enhance the unique past of the region. Sundgau region in the Great War of 14-18. The Memorial allows visitors to discover the daily life of both soldiers and civilians during this conflict and to understand their different points of view.
This museum, the smallest in the world and specialist in postcards, preserves a collection of more than 20.000 postcards in a thousand binders from the surrounding villages, some of which date back over a hundred years. Come and discover local customs, religious festivals, work in the fields, trades ... as well as the history of the postcard.
One of the largest firefighter museums in France.
It takes over, completes, modernizes and above all presents in its own premises the prestigious collection which has so far constituted the museum of the firefighter of Mulhouse and which was presented within the framework of the Musée du Chemin de Fer à Mulhouse from 1978 to 2003.
Two halls (1100 and 1200 m2), showcases, an audio-visual room, a shop, a library ... Machines on wheels, a hundred equipment (equipment, clothing, unusual objects ...), a central full telephone, public fire alarms ...
This museum has an original history, a true fairy tale: it is an annex of the historical museum of Mulhouse created by a priest in love with his land and eager to save the witnesses and customs of yesteryear.
It is housed in a beautiful restored peasant house.
The collections revolve around several themes: trades, domestic life, agricultural life, religious life, and retrace the life of peasants in the Sundgau in the 19th and early 20th centuries, a world that seems far away ...