Nimy was once famous for its exquisite china skills. A page of history you can explore fully in the town's museum, home to a fascinating collection of potteries as well as other crafts mastered in the region.
Faience, ceramic and porcelain
The museum galleries feature masterpieces from the 18th, 19th and 20th century: all made in local china factories, Mons, Borinage and a few other internationally known names.
Visitors can also admire ceramics manufactured in Hauts-de-France and clay pipes designed in Nimy, Maisières, ...
The Nimy Museum also has:
- a room presenting didactic material on china crafts
- another dedicated to WW1
- objects retracing the region's history
- Library or document centre