If you want to explore the museums and historical spots of Bordeaux, you should get one of the Bordeaux accommodations close to the heart of the city. This way, it will be easier for you reach the important museums on food or through the public transportation system. Below are some of the important museums you should see while vacationing in this lovely French town.
The Natural Museum of History
Opened during the early part of the 19th century, this museum is one of the oldest in France. Housed inside a grand mansion close to the Jardin Publique, this museum boasts of an extensive collection of wildlife and fossils from different parts of the world.
The Bordeaux Museum of Contemporary Arts
Housed inside an old colonial warehouse, the Bordeaux Museum of Contemporary Arts has an impressive collection of contemporary art works from the 1960s and up to the present. Throughout the year, the museum offers different types of activities revolving around the theme of contemporary music and art history.
This museum brings to life the maritime, commercial and local history of the town of Bordeaux. Highlights of the museum's collection include 18th century manuscripts about the life in the city including its wine trade.
Vinorama de Bordeaux
Your tour to the local museums in the city will not be complete without visiting the Vinorama de Bordeaux. This wine museum traces the history of wine making and wine trade in the area. It also offers visitors a taste of some of the most famous wines of Bordeaux.
A couple of days stay at one of those charming Bordeaux vacation homes is not enough if you want to explore the many treasures of this place. To get to know this town better, you should book your Bordeaux vacation homes for at least a week. To find an affordable place to stay around town, visit Vamoose.com. You can search by location, amenities and price.