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Musée Naval Maillé Brézé - Naval Museum

A war ship, now a floating naval museum

Unique warship which is now classed a historic monument

Historical monument since 1991, the Maillé-Brezé is the first naval museum afloat in France. It participates in the enhancement of a heritage that might otherwise be forgotten.

Jewel of the French Navy, the Maillé-Brézé is one of a series of 18 destroyer escort, Surcouf type, built in the 1950'.

With a length of 132.65 meters, a width of 12.70 meters and a draft of 5.80 meters, its moving at full load is 3 900 tons. Served by a crew of 277 men including 17 officers and 100 petty officers, its 63 000 horsepower allowed it to reach the speed of 33 knots with an action range of 4 100 nautical (or 6 600 km)

Starting on July 21st, a EU Digital covid certificate will be required to access cultural venues for visitors 18 and up. Then, as of September 30th, from 12 and up. For more information on acceptable documents, please visit:

Health measure: masks must be worn by all visitors from the age of 7.  


Complete visit : 10 / 8€ / 6€ (Free under 4 years old)

Edge Visit : adult 8€, child 5€, high school student / studying 7€

Rate family : from 3 paying young people (between 4 and 17 years), student rate granted to the parents.
Carriers Pass Nantes : free entrance and free complete visit of the ship


Quai de la Fosse
44200 Nantes
Tramway line 1, stop Gare Maritime Free parking for cars and coaches nearby.


Not accessible

Le Maillé Brézé