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Le Musée Les Sources d'Hercule

History and tradition
Deneuvre
France
The village of Deneuvre is over 2,000 years old, and traces of its eventful past are now being revealed bit by bit. The originally Celtic village flourished during Roman times due to the establishment of a prosperous vicus which combined sacral sites with a market. After the destruction of the

Roman village in the fifth century this era faded into oblivion. It was not until 1974, when a farmer found a Roman column in Deneuvre near Baccarat while digging a well, that it was rediscovered. Twelve years of excavation work followed and resulted in the finding of the most important sacral site

dedicated to Hercules. The Museum Les Sources d'Hercules has been showcasing a replica of the original, based on authentic statues of the sacral site in Deneuvre. Over an area of 400 square metres visitors are invited to follow the path of the pilgrims who begged Hercules to fulfil their wishes. We do
not know exactly what they were asking for yet the great number of retrieved votive pictures testifies to the generosity of Hercules in Deneuvre.
Le Musée Les Sources d'Hercule
Le Musée Les Sources d'Hercule
Le Musée Les Sources d'Hercule
Opening hours

MAR-APR, OCT
Friday, saturday and sunday : 14.00-17.00

MAY-JUNE, SEPTEMBER
Friday, saturday and sunday : 10.00-12.30 and 14.00-18.00

JULY-AUGUST
Everyday 10.00 - 12.30 and 13;30 - 18.00

closed NOV-FEB
Address
Le Musée Les Sources d'Hercule
1, place Jean Marie Keyser
54120
Deneuvre
France
+33 3 83 75 22 82

48.446299, 6.734779