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The Bourse

The Brongniart Palace houses a gallery dedicated to the Stock Exchange and its role in the economy. It was built on the demand of Napoléon and kept the name of its architect : Alexandre Théodore Brongniart (1808-1825).

 

The Garnier Opera

Built on the orders of Napoleon III and inaugurated towards the end of the 19th century, the Palais Garnier was named after its architect, Charles Garnier... An architectural masterpiece with a wide selection of lavish sculptures and paintings, the Palais Garnier plays a dual role as a theatre and museum.
Best known for the plethora of ballets, operas and symphony concerts it hosts on a regular basis, the Palais Garnier also has a library and museum detailing the history of opera over three centuries.
This section includes a permanent collection of paintings, drawings and scale models of opera decors as well as temporary themed exhibitions.




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