Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine


The Ducal Palace of Nancy is a former princely residence in Nancy, France, which was home to the Dukes of Lorraine. It houses the Musée Lorrain, one of Nancy’s principal museums, dedicated to the art, history and popular traditions of Lorraine until the early 20th century. It has been listed since 1840 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

The palace has a rather demure tone, until you get to the extravagant gatehouse (porterie), which has delicate sculptures extending to the roof, including a frieze of the ducal coat of arms.


Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine - Lorraine Museum
64, Grande rue, 54 000 Nancy
03 83 85 30 01