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Notre-Dame de Paris: the cathedral museum is still looking for a place

2023-12-07T21:08:10.666Z

Highlights: Notre-Dame de Paris museum still looking for a place. Several million tourists are expected after the reopening. No place has been found to host a museum worthy of the name. The president will give perspectives on this project during his visit to the cathedral site on December 8. He believes that a large museum of history, fine arts and heritage around the cathedral would be a good idea. The Society of Friends of Notre-DAME has been dreaming of this for years. It has just received a presentation note commissioned from Charles Personnaz, senior civil servant and director of the National Heritage Institute.


STORY - One of the working options is to open it in the disused courthouse.


A museum about Notre-Dame de Paris? The Society of Friends of Notre-Dame has been dreaming of this for years, and the President of the Republic has shown himself on several occasions to be in favor of a project. But a year before the cathedral reopens, there is still a long way to go.

While several million tourists are expected after the reopening, no place has been found to host a museum worthy of the name. As for talking about funding... "The president will give perspectives on this project during his visit to the cathedral site on December 8," said a source close to Emmanuel Macron.

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The latter has just received the presentation note commissioned from Charles Personnaz, senior civil servant and director of the National Heritage Institute (INP). After hearing all the stakeholders, the Church, architects, historians, the city of Paris... Charles Personnaz advocated for a large museum of history, fine arts and heritage around the cathedral. He believes...

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Source: lefigaro

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