Re-live one of the most historical events of French History: The French Revolution!
The Vizille Estate is first and foremost, a castle that had played a key role in history. Moreover, it has a landscaped park that has been classified as a “Remarkable Garden.” But, this is also the only museum dedicated to the French Revolution that brings together so many valuable works. Set foot in this historic and natural landscape.
Inside the park,you will be able to admire the tremendous ornamental lake which often served as a playground for swans, ducks, and even herons. Along the banks, you will discover the French-style gardens, and magnificent rose gardens.
An animal park is home to stags, deer, and roes roaming together more or less freely. With 100 hectares of protected natural landscapes, the gardens of the Vizille Estate bring together human history and wild nature. It is, for sure, the ideal place to play, stroll, and dream.
The Museum of the French Revolution is housed inside the Castle of Vizille, the formal home of the Dukes of Lesdiguières, the powerful Périer family, and presidents of the 3rd and 4th French Republics. It is in this prestigious setting that the work of arts and historical artifacts from the period of the Revolution and the 19th century are presented.
The Domaine de Vizille offers a program full of events and shows all year long: concerts, guided visits, shows, children’s workshops, and more. Your children are going to love the pony rides that are also possible at certain times of the year.