Musée de la Marine in Paris: the reopening of the museum scheduled for October 2023

By Cécile D. Photos by Cécile D. Published on November 22, 2022 at 2:56 p.m.

After a long closure, the National Maritime Museum is reopening its doors soon! See you in mid-October 2023 to rediscover this completely redesigned and renovated museum.

Located on the Place du Trocadero, between the Musée de l’Homme and the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, is an often overlooked museum. And for good reason: it has been closed since 2017, for renovation. But this museum is about to reopen its doors, becoming one of the new favorite cultural places of Parisians.

the National Navy Museum waiting for us at mid-October 2023 for his big reopening, after six years of work. Installed in the heart of Chaillot’s Palacethis museum is a place ofart and D’Storybut also a place of science, recounting traditions and adventures maritimes of France and of the world. The National Maritime Museum is one of the two oldest marine museums in the world!

And in October 2023, this museum is like new again. Visitor trail, scenography, collections, graphic identity, themes covered: everything has been redesigned, brought up to date, modernized to attract curious young and old alike.

the navy museum offers us a travel unique in the discovery of the sea, the seabed like places, the fauna and flora, the boats that cross it and explore it, the men and women who live there, its role in our environment.. .

More 900 pieces and works have been restored and highlighted in this new exhibition route: you can discover and admire scientific and technical objects, models and models, paintings, decorative objects, photographs, sculptures, furniture… marine world has fascinated and inspired many artists and engineers.

The museum is also very immersive, to immerse ourselves completely under the waves: at the start of the visit, we enter the bow of a ship, and we set off to explore the different universes highlighted.

The tour is divided into various spaces: models and shapes of boats, art of navigation, naval sculpture, ports of France or maritime economy. Of the temporary exhibitions also allow you to explore certain themes or artists related to the sea.

A fascinating museum, which we look forward to rediscovering! Hoist high, sailors: the National Navy Museum waiting for you.

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