Musée de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux
Bordeaux owes its existence and even its fortune to its geographical location, near the Atlantic seaboard and linked to the Mediterranean world, and to the famous personalities and family lines that shaped its history and contributed to its development : poets, philosophers, adventurers, shipowners,navigators, the King’s privateers, merchants,industrialists, etc. The architectural heritage of the town bears witness to its wealth and its international relations. This same heritage has earned Bordeaux Port of the Moon UNESCO World heritage status. Numerous objects, including documents, engravings, paintings, old and rare books, models, drawings of ships and marine maps belonging to private collections. More informations.