The Canal du Rhône au Rhin: Mulhouse, Day Trips

Across the canal from Wanderlust’s place in Mulhouse’s port de plaisance is the city’s international train station. Aside from allowing us easy access to rail transport and the city’s tram system the location also makes renting a car convenient. Car … Continue reading

The Canal du Rhône au Rhin: Mulhouse, Cité de l’Automobile

On the outskirts of Mulhouse is Cité de l’Automobile, also referred to as the “Musée national de l’automobile” or the “Collection Schlumpf”. The museum claims the largest displayed collection of automobiles in the world. Notable is the number of cars … Continue reading

The Canal du Rhône au Rhin: Mulhouse, the Art of the City

Mulhouse is full of art. Like most medium-sized cities in France, Mulhouse has numerous private galleries and a decent musée des beaux-arts or fine arts museum. But city’s artworks are not only contained merely within the walls of its museums … Continue reading

The Canal du Rhône au Rhin: Mulhouse, Cité du Train

Some say that Mulhouse is the “European capital of Technical Museums”. Undoubtedly “European capital” of anything is a debatable assertion. With that there is no question that the city is home to a cluster of large and interesting technical museums.

The Canal du Rhône au Rhin: Mulhouse, le Musée Electropolis

For an urban area with a population less than 300,000 Mulhouse has more than its share of high quality technical museums. Among these is the Musée Electropolis « l’aventure de l’électricité », a museum about electrical power.