The National Marine Museum in Rochefort

Discover the world of the naval dockyard and live your own maritime adventure !

Welcome to the National Marine Museum

Set course for the Hôtel de Cheusses, the first residence of Rochefort's naval commanders, which today houses the collections of the National Marine Museum.
During your visit, you will discover the extraordinary history of the royal arsenal of Louis XIV and Colbert from the 17th to the 20th century.

Enter into the maritime history of Rochefort

Audioguide in hand, browse the collections of the Marine Museum: models of instruction, models of warships, paintings, tools, weapons ... but also a model of the Fort Boyard, which will reveal to you all the secrets of the famous fort !

All the keys to the dockyard are right there, it's up to you to take them ! 

Rochefort, the secrets of the Arsenal

In addition to the permanent tour, the National Marine Museum offers guided tours, activities, workshops, temporary exhibitions and conferences throughout the year. These events and mediation offers are aimed at adults, children and families and can be adapted for people with disabilities.

The National Marine Museum also presents reproductions of documents from the archives of the Service Historique de la Défense, in connection with the collections.

The National Marine Museum is part of the Carte Privilège scheme. Ask us for the Carte Privilège to benefit from reduced rates!