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Appartement Témoin Perret


This show flat gives the opportunity to understand how the Perret working group aimed at rehousing the locals after the town was 80% destroyed as a result of second world war bombing operations. This fully-furnished apartment provides the visitor with a great chance to see what modernity looked like in the early "post-war boom" years.

The show flat is designed to help visitors visualize where families were rehoused after almost ten years of living in rudimentary shelters. Perret's heartfelt vision was to give them the optimum confort with large and bright living spaces in a quiet neighbourhood. The furniture in the different rooms was designed by various architects such as René Gabriel, André Beaudoin and Marcel Gascouin. Ths was the first time that mass-produced furniture was used for middle-class families.

The rooms were fully equipped : a ktichen with a fridge, a gas stove, a pressure cooker and a rubbish-chute ; a record player and a writing machine in the living-room ; and a hoover and a washing machine in the bathroom.

Contact for Groups : Le Havre Tourist Office

Schedules of guided tours (from 1st November 2016)
- Wednesday : 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
- Friday: 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
- Saturday: 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday: 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Guided tours are in French except on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. (bilingual English).

Visit limited to 19 people - Adviced reservation with the Tourist Boards of the Urban area of Le Havre

Departure from Maison du Patrimoine (181, rue de Paris)

Closed on february 2017
Open on 14th July and 15th August

Maison du Patrimoine 181 rue de Paris 
76600 LE HAVRE

Tél. 1 : 02 35 22 31 22
Fax : 02 35 22 55 30 
E-mail : maison-patrimoine-info@lehavretourisme.com villeart@lehavre.fr 
Gratuit :   (moins de 26 ans)
Adulte : 5 €

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