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Amiral de Grasse Memorial


Marine Museum
Amiral de Grasse Memorial
The "Villa Musée Fragonard" houses this museum on the life and career of that great Provencal seaman François-Joseph Paul, Count of Grasse (1722-1788), and his companions.
 
Thirty model ships are on display here, along with other interesting artefacts. 
 
Lieutenant General de Grasse’s naval victory in Chesapeake Bay on September 5, 1781, during the siege of Yorktown was decisive in bringing the American War of Independence to an end.
 
 
 


 

Hours: Please contact us.
Annual closing in November.


 

 
Admission is free
 


 


Musée de la Marine - Mémorial Amiral de Grasse
23 Boulevard Fragonard
06130 Grasse
Phone: +33 (0)4 97 05 50 45