Tourists visiting Bordeaux should pay the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, or the Musée des Arts décoratifs et du design a visit, as it home to an exceptional collection of fine porcelain and elegant furnishing. In addition, the museum is housed in the beautiful town house which was once Hotel de Lalande. Considered to be a monument on its own, this impressive townhouse is a remarkable example of Bordeaux houses at the end of ancient regime. Visitors to the museum will be amazed by the display of antique furniture and modern Bordeaux art deco side by side in each room. One of the best places to visit in order to discover the old Bordeaux, the museum should be on every visitors list of must-visit museums when in the city.
Open all year from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm (closed on Tuesdays)
Around an hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families
The elegant furnishing and the fine porcelain
The Museum of Decorative Arts does not offer prayer facilities for Muslim visitors, but they will be able to find prayer facilities in the city of Bordeaux, as it is home to a number of mosques. Muslim tourists could therefore ask the museum staff or the locals to direct them to the closest mosque when necessary.
Muslim tourists looking for Halal food should be able to find a couple of Halal restaurants in the city of Bordeaux. Although they will not find Halal food at the museum, visitors could ask the museum staff for directions to a nearby Halal restaurant. If unable to find one, they can dine on vegetarian or seafood dishes at one of the local restaurants.