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Cabinet of Coins, Medals and Antiquities

58 rue de Richelieu, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 53 79 83 40
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Small, but lots to see

Very much in the style of a "Gentleman's Cabinet of Curiosities", this eclectic array of sculpture... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2015
david1949
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Adelaide, Australia
Unassuming but very good - entry RUE VIVIENNE

this is a small museum in the beautiful national library. The address is Rue Richelieu but in fact... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2013
Jacksob3
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Sydney, Australia
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12 Feb 2015
“Small, but lots to see”
27 Nov 2013
“Unassuming but very good - entry RUE VIVIENNE”
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58 rue de Richelieu, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

Very much in the style of a "Gentleman's Cabinet of Curiosities", this eclectic array of sculpture, jewellery, coins and other curios from pre-BC to the post-revolutionary era doesn't really tell a story, just reflects the taste and wealth of a cross-section of French royals and...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2013

this is a small museum in the beautiful national library. The address is Rue Richelieu but in fact the entry will be over in Rue Vivienne (on the back) for the next year while they are doing a renovation. It has Charlemagnes chess set, numerous...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2013

The Cabinet des Médailles, Paris, is in a wing at the back of the Bibliothèque Nationale. The entrance is in rue Vivienne, which runs parallel to the rue de Richelieu, (by the rear exit from the Louvre). You can walk from the Louvre through the...More

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
...More
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