Museum | An exceptional place

A history that stretches back eight centuries…

1218 Jeanne of Flanders purchased the Castellany
1430 The people of Cassel rise up in revolt against the bailiff and Philip the Good
1630 The Great Fire, which does not spare the Hôtel de la Noble Cour
1677 The Battle of Cassel, after which Cassel was incorporated into the Kingdom of France
1789 The French Revolution and the elimination of the Castellany
1910 The building was added to the Inventory of Historical Monuments
1964 The Art, History, and Folklore Museum was inaugurated in the Hôtel de la Noble Cour
1997 Nord Département purchased the Museum
2010 The Museum of Flanders was opened