Musée Mémoire 1939–1945
Burghers of Calais
In front of Calais' ornate city hall stands the first cast of Rodin's famous sculpture Les Bourgeois de Calais (The Burghers of Calais;...
Beffroi de Calais
Gilded statues glint in the sun atop Calais' 78m-high belfry, inaugurated in 1925, which like the adjacent hôtel de ville melds Flemish...
Cité Internationale de la Dentelle et de la Mode
Innovative and surprisingly interesting exhibits trace the history of lace-making – the industry that once made Calais a textile...
Bistro-style French dishes, made with fresh ingredients, are served in a classic dining room that feels like 1930s Paris. Our favourites...
parc St-Pierre · interesting places nearby
Musée Mémoire 1939–1945 information
Housed in a massive concrete bunker built as a German naval headquarters, this WWII museum displays thousands of period artefacts, including weapons, uniforms and proclamations. Situated in the middle of flowery Parc St-Pierre, next to a boules ground and a children's playground.