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Museum of religious art and the Museum of Burgundian life: photos, description (Musee d'art sacré de Dijon et Musee de la vie bourguignonne)

Two Dijon Museum of sacred (or religious) art and Burgundy life next door, the monastery of Bernardine. The first is located in the former monastery Church of St. Anna, and the second occupies three floors in one of the buildings of the monastery.

Museum of sacred art was opened in 1979 in the building of the Church, built in the early XVIII century. St Anne's Church is a historical monument of France since 1945. Many of the items included in the Museum's collection, was brought to this Church in the days of the French revolution, when the Church building was used as storage seized from the Church and nobility of the valuable works of art. Today the Museum collection includes paintings, sculptures, tapestries, furniture, Church furnishings, which date back to the period from the XII to XIX century. Part of the exhibition dedicated to the life of the nuns.

Museum of the Burgundian life talks about the culture and traditions of the people of this historic province. Exhibits his collection date back to the XIX-XX centuries and contain a wealth of ethnographic material. The "Foundation" of the Museum was the collection assembled by Maurice Perrin de Pucusana, he acted as the founder of this cultural institution. In 1938, the Museum was housed in an old mansion, which in 1970 was closed due to poor condition. In 1984 the Museum was moved to the monastery of Bernardine.

In the Museum of Burgundy life, you can see the reconstruction of the street with the workshops of craftsmen, plant layout, traditional costumes of the Burgundians, and the items of their life. One of the three floors of the Museum dedicated to the life of artisans, farmers and masons of Burgundy, as well as the life of the region before the Second World war. A visit to the Museum can be completed with a film about the life of Burgundians in the nineteenth century.