The Jewels of the Crown of France expose themselves to the Museum of Mineralogy MINES ParisTech

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In 1887, at the time of the sale of the jewels of the crown of France by the republic, some pieces are selected by experts to be preserved. They will be deposited in 3 Parisian museums, the Louvre, the National Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Mineralogy of the Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Starting January 5, the Museum of Mineralogy offers the visitor 3 new windows dedicated to the amethysts, emeralds and royal and imperial pink tops that were entrusted to him over 125 years ago. Most of these pruned gems have never been exposed. It is a great opportunity to come see them and discover this magnificent museum which also contains more than 4500 samples of minerals, rocks, gems and meteorites

Opening time :

From Tuesday to Friday from 1:30 pm to 6 pm
Saturday from 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm
Closure of the boxes 30 mn before the closing of the Museum.

Prices :
Full price 6 €
Reduced price 3 € (schoolchildren, students, jobseekers, disabled, retired)
Free for children under 12 years old
For the organization of guided tours and for any further information, contact the Museum: musee@mines-paristech.fr; 01 40 51 92 90.

5 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Date de début
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Date de fin
Culture - Exposition
Exposition, Minéralogie, Joyeux, Histoire de France
MINES ParisTech
60 boulevard St Michel - 75005 Paris
2016-01-05 14:30 2017-12-31 19:00 Europe/Paris The Jewels of the Crown of France expose themselves to the Museum of Mineralogy MINES ParisTech 60 boulevard St Michel - 75005 Paris

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