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Musée Cognacq-Jay

Musée Cognacq Jay, Paris © OTCP - Didier Messina

In the heart of the Marais area, between a courtyard and a garden, a fine private mansion presents an exceptional 18th...

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8 rue Elzévir

75003 Paris

District : Le Marais

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Description
In the heart of the Marais area, between a courtyard and a garden, a fine private mansion presents an exceptional 18th century art collection: paintings by Boucher, Chardin and Fragonard, drawings by Watteau, sculptures and furniture, precious items (jewellery, snuff boxes, Dresden china, etc.). Atmosphere of a Parisian house of the 18th century.
Collections bequeathed to the City of Paris by Ernest Cognacq and his wife, Louise Jay, founders of the Samaritaine department store.
Musée Cognacq Jay, Paris © OTCP - Didier Messina

Musée Cognacq Jay

© OTCP - Didier Messina

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Architectural style

Classical

Collections

Graphic arts, History, Jewellery, Furniture, Objets d'art, Painting, Porcelain, Private reception rooms, Sculpture,

Garden

Garden accessible from May to September.

Statute

Municipal

Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Educational activities, Audioguide, Photos allowed

Audioguide

€5

Educational activities

Call the Museum for more information.

Photos allowed

No flash photography or tripods in permanent collections. No photography allowed in temporary exhibitions.

Other

Cloakroom, Bookshop

Business area
Number of meeting rooms

2

Number of private rooms

2

Room rental

Yes

Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

Temporary exhibitions: extra charge.

Free

Permanent collections free for everyone.

Free for young people and children

Under 14s

Opening times
Closing times

Monday

Opening times

10am - 6pm

Opening of ticket desks

Last entrance: 5.30pm

Musée Cognacq-Jay

8 rue Elzévir, 75003 Paris

Events
Tea, Coffee and Chocolate. The boom of exotic drinks in 18th century Paris, exhibition

Tea,

from Tuesday 26 May 2015 to Sunday 27 September 2015

New flavours.Praised for their medical and therapeutic virtues, the "exotic" beverages,...


Carte blanche to Christian Lacroix, exhibition

Carte

from Wednesday 19 November 2014 to Sunday 19 April 2015

Haute couture in the spotlight.The Cognac-Jay Museum has given carte blanche to Christian Lacroix for this...


Address details
Musée Cognacq-Jay

8 rue Elzévir
75003 Paris
GPS : 48.858216 / 2.361419999999953

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 40 27 07 21 - Fax : +33 (0) 1 40 27 89 44

Website : www.paris.fr/loisirs/musees-expos/musee-cognacq-jay/p6466

Access

District : Le Marais

  • Subway Saint-Paul
  • Bus 29, 69, 76, 96
  • RER Châtelet - Les Halles
More information on accessibility

Visitors with hearing impairments: visits in French Sign Language
Visitors with sight impairments: Introduction to 18th century furniture making


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