Museum of Old Nîmes

The Museum of Old Nîmes is housed in an XVIIIth century bishop’s palace and it recreates the life and traditions of Nîmes starting with late Middle Ages and unveils domestic Nîmes interiors of the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries.

Of main importance for the economic history of the city, the textile industry is highlighted throughout the halls thanks to the famous Nîmes shawls, exported in the entire Europe of the XVIIIth century. A hall is dedicated to the Nîmes canvas, the famous “denim”.
Free admission.
There are workshops organised for children during school hours.
Place Aux Herbes – 30000 Nîmes
Open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm.