Le radeau de la Méduse

Visit : The sinking of the Meduse

Cultural ,  Guided tour ,  Historic in Rochefort
  • On 17 June 1816, in the harbour of Aix, the frigate La Méduse, accompanied by three other ships, weighed anchor for Senegal. On 17 July 1816, the brig l'Argus found the last 15 occupants of the Argus July 1816, the brig l'
    raft on which some of the shipwrecked Méduse had taken refuge.
    Follow the sequence of events between these two dates and the repercussions of this shipwreck, which was a source of inspiration for the painter Théodore Géricault, whose Musée Hèbre holds an old copy of the...
    On 17 June 1816, in the harbour of Aix, the frigate La Méduse, accompanied by three other ships, weighed anchor for Senegal. On 17 July 1816, the brig l'Argus found the last 15 occupants of the Argus July 1816, the brig l'
    raft on which some of the shipwrecked Méduse had taken refuge.
    Follow the sequence of events between these two dates and the repercussions of this shipwreck, which was a source of inspiration for the painter Théodore Géricault, whose Musée Hèbre holds an old copy of the famous painting, produced in 1868 by Etienne Ronjat.
  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates 2024
  • Full price
    6.50 €
  • Reduced price
    5.50 €
Schedules
Schedules
  • On April 16, 2024 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM