Discovery tour for children of everyday life in an 18th century residence

Take advantage of a visit for a family audience to discover how a family close to the ducal court of the eighteenth century lived in a private mansion in the center of Nancy.

Nancy, Hôtel Ferraris. © Région Grand Est - Inventaire général - Bertrand Drapier

The group will follow the path of a visitor received by the family of Ferraris.
Registration strongly recommended (please indicate the age of the children - from 6 years).

About the venue

29 rue du Haut Bourgeois, 54000 Nancy
  • Château, hôtel urbain, palais, manoir
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  • Monument historique

Close friend(relation) of the old city and of the ducal palace, at the middle - route(course) of the street of the Top - Middle-class person, raises itself(draws itself up) the Ferraris hotel, the particularly significant example of the big(great) private residences established in Nancy in the course of the reign of the duke Leopold (1698-1729). Attributed(Awarded) to German Boffrand (1667-1754), it kept(preserved) the decoration(set) painted by the ceiling of its monumental staircase due to the brush of Giacomo Barilli (1685-1739), collaborator of the famous Italian decorator Francesco Bibiena. Since 1976, the building shelters the General registry of the cultural heritage.

Hôtel Ferraris ©Bertrand Drapier, Nancy, Hôtel Ferraris - Région Grand Est - Inventaire général