Le Musée de la Marine: The Navy Museum of Brest is one of the decentralized establishments of the Paris Navy museum (Palais de Chaillot). It was at Brest that the armed fleet of "Grace", which defeated the British fleet at Chesapeake Bay in America on 30 August 1781, allowing the victory of Yorktown the 19 October and the independence of the USA.
Musée de la Marine
Le Chateau de Brest
Phone: 98 22 12 39
Wed-Mon 0915-1200 and 1400-1800
Belle Poule Schooner
Grande Hermine Dundee
Collection of model ship and other memorabilia related to Brest, Brittany and France and the sea. Provicial branch of the Musee de le Marine de Paris.
New objects coming in include a human torpedo and pocket sub S622.