Musée des Canonniers Sédentaires

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28 rue des Urbanistes 59800 Lille
Housed in the former convent of the Urbanistes, this museum traces the development of Lille from the year 1000 to 1835. It features a collection of 3,000 objects, some of them linked to the Confrérie de Sainte-Barbe, whose members took an oath in 1483 to defend the city and train regularly for this purpose. Although the brotherhood was disbanded, the gunners proved particularly valiant during the Austrian siege of 1792. In recognition of this resistance, Napoleon Bonaparte presented them...

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Musée des Canonniers Sédentaires
28 rue des Urbanistes 59800 Lille
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