Mulhouse attractions

Museum in Mulhouse

Ecomusée d’Alsace

Ecomusée d’Alsace is a fascinating excursion into Alsatian country life and time-honoured crafts. Smiths, cartwrights, potters and coopers do their thing in and among 70 historic Alsatian farmhouses – a veritable vi…
Museum in Mulhouse

Musée du Papier Peint

More stimulating than it sounds, this is a treasure trove of wallpaper (some of the scenic stuff is as detailed as an oil painting) and the machines used to produce it since the 18th century. To reach it, take bus 1…
Museum in Mulhouse

Musée de l’Impression sur Étoffes

Once known as the ‘French Manchester’, Mulhouse is fittingly home to this peerless collection of six million textile samples – from brilliant cashmeres to intricate silk screens – which makes it very popular with fa…
Museum in Mulhouse

Cité de l’Automobile

An ode to the automobile, this striking glass-and-steel museum showcases 400 rare and classic motors, from old-timers such as the Bugatti Royale to Formula 1 dream machines. There’s a kids' corner for would-be mecha…
Museum in Mulhouse

Cité du Train

Trainspotters are in their element at Europe’s largest railway museum, displaying SNCF’s prized collection of locomotives and carriages. Take bus 20 from the train station or, if driving, the Mulhouse-Dornach exit o…