Lëtzebuerg City Museum

Luxembourg-City

The Lëtzebuerg City Museum is housed in a complex of historic houses. The permanent exhibition The Luxembourg Story tells the history of the city through a collection of original objects and topographical models, complemented by multimedia presentations and a mobile application. Temporary exhibitions take place regularly on the two upper levels.


Current exhibitions:

- The Luxembourg Story. More than 1000 years of urban history

- Komm, mir grënnen e Veräin! Associative life in Luxembourg City since the 19th century

- Collectionner, une sacrée mission… ! How objects come into the museum: the example of religious cultural heritage

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Programme

Samedi

10h30 - 11h30 (FR): Guided tour “The Luxembourg Story”


11h00 - 13h00 (FR): Thematic walk "Under the Cross of Saint Andrew"

Starting from the Lëtzebuerg City Museum, this guided tour invites you to discover in the city the vehicles of the symbolic policies established by the Burgundian and Habsburg princes in Luxembourg.


11h30 - 12h30 (LU): Guided tour “Komm mir grënnen e Veräin”


13h00 - 14h00 (EN): Guided tour “Collectionner, une sacrée mission”


14h00 – 15h00 (LU) & 16h00 - 17h00 (FR): Sigfried and the origins of the City of Luxembourg

Discover the history of the City of Luxembourg from its origins to the 18th century! During this guided tour, you will have the honour of being welcomed by the legendary Count Sigefroid who built his fortified castle on the Bock rock. To tell you about the history and legends of "Lucilinburhuc", he will show you, among other things, historical documents, models and objects from the museum's collection. Come and discover the history of Luxembourg in the company of Sigefroid, a true medieval count!


14h15 – 15h15 (FR): Guided tour “Les fixés sous verre”

In the context of the exhibition "Collectionner, une sacrée

mission... !" we will focus our interest on some examples of paintings under glass, commonly known as: Fixés sous verre. This difficult and meticulous technique has been known in the Western World since antiquity.


14h30 - 15h30 (LU): Visit to the casemates of the Cité judiciaire

Experience part of the fascinating history of the fortress and

discover the 100-metre long underground network of 10 artillery casemates, 20 metres below the surface.


15h00 - 16h00 (EN): Guided tour “The Luxembourg Story”


15h30 - 16h30 (FR): Guided tour “Komm mir grënnen e Veräin”


16h00 - 17h00 (LU): Guided tour “Collectionner, une sacrée mission”


10h00 - 12h00 & 14h00 - 18h00: Workshop “Mon asso – mon drapeau”

Take part in this creative workshop for the whole family.

Informations pratiques

Contact

T. (+352) 4796 4500

E. visites@2musees.vdl.lu

www.citymuseum.lu


Opening hours

Saturday, 14 May: 10am-6pm

Sunday, 15 May: 10am-6pm


Free entry

Dimanche

10h30 - 11h30 (FR): Guided tour “The Luxembourg Story”


11h00 - 12h00 (FR): Guided tour “Komm mir grënnen e Veräin”


11:30 - 12:30 (FR): Luxembourg as seen by contemporary artists

In the last part of the permanent exhibition "The Luxembourg Story", visitors will discover a selection of works by contemporary artists offering an original perspective on the capital, its urban space and its society. You can discover works by a dozen artists, including some sculptures and installations on the terrace.


14h00 - 15h00 (LU): Guided tour “Collectionner, une sacrée mission”


11h00 - 13h00 (FR): Thematic walk "Under the Cross of Saint Andrew"

Starting from the Lëtzebuerg City Museum, this guided tour invites you to discover in the city the vehicles of the symbolic policies established by the Burgundian and Habsburg princes in Luxembourg.


15h00 - 16h00 (EN): Luxembourg as seen by contemporary artists

In the last part of the permanent exhibition "The Luxembourg Story", visitors will discover a selection of works by contemporary artists offering an original perspective on the capital, its urban space and its society. You can discover works by a dozen artists, including some sculptures and installations on the terrace.


15h00 - 16h00 (LU): Guided tour “The Luxembourg Story”


15h30 - 16h30 (FR): Guided tour “Collectionner, une sacrée mission”


16h00 - 17h00 (EN): Guided tour “Komm mir grënnen e Veräin”


16h00 - 17h00 (EN): Guided tour “The Luxembourg Story”


10h00 - 12h00 & 14h00 - 18h00: Workshop “Mon asso – mon drapeau”

Take part in this creative workshop for the whole family.

Adresse

14 rue du Saint-Esprit, L-1475 Luxembourg