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Suite aux dernières annonces du gouvernement et en raison des restrictions en vigueur à compter du 21 juillet 2021, la majorité des visites sont soumises à présentation d’un pass sanitaire valide. Nous vous invitons à vérifier les informations sur la fiche descriptive de visite sur www.cultival.fr /// Due to the last announcements made by the Government about new sanitary restrictions from July 21, almost all the visits are subject to the submission of a valid sanitary pass. All required information are mentioned on the description sheet of the visit : www.cultival.fr

Secret reserves of the National Manufactory, an exclusive guided tour

Mobilier national
From July 21st for visitors over 17 y.o. and from August 30th for visitors aged between 12 and 17 y.o., your mandatory and valid Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire) will be required to access the National Manufactory.
Find all the health measures implemented in "Essential Information" lower left on this page.

Cultival offers you a unique guided tour of the Mobilier National reserves. Accompanied by a tour guide, you'll have the opportunity to explore in small groups behind the scenes of this more than four-hundred-year-old institution.

Since 1604, this organization has been supporting the government, the Garde-Meuble de la Couronne, the Mobilier Impérial and Mobilier National, with one of its main missions being to take care of the furnishings of government buildings and royal residences under the Ancient Regime and the Elysée today. Throughout the decades, the Mobilier National's collection has grown steadily, and now contains more than 130,000 furniture and textile objects, which are carefully preserved and maintained in the reserves you'll have the privilege of visiting.

During the evening or on weekends, your tour guide will welcome you at the entrance of this imposing building, constructed of reinforced concrete and designed by the architect Perret. In the courtyard, you'll hear all about the history of the place, which was built specifically to house the Mobilier National's collections. Its architecture was, in fact, specifically designed to provide the space and climatic conditions necessary for the conservation of the Mobilier National's most valuable pieces.

From the entry hall, your guide will tell you about the Mobilier National's mission and especially that of the research and production workshop, which promotes creation and contemporary design.

Your visit will continue along the second floor to the reserve's largest hall: the Perret room. This rectangular room, with its imposing size, will transport you immediately into the world of the reserves. Its understated style in reinforced concrete provides a stark contrast to the richness of its contents. It houses hundreds of prestigious furnishings from various eras and styles, arranged on shelves or placed on the floor, covered up or available for viewing.

In this room, you'll see objects that were used by France's highest-ranking officials, kings, emperors and presidents. Your guide will specifically show you the desks of several of France's presidents (Auriol, D'Estaing, Mitterand, etc.).

You will then descend to the 1st floor in the active reserve where the raw materials are kept. You will have the privilege of opening various cupboards filled with collection fabrics, trimmings, velvet and active fabrics, still used today for the restoration of the furniture.
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€29.00
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Min. billing : 1 per person - Max per group : 20 per person

For preferential rates related to age, proof of identity will be required. Access may be refused in case of non compliance with the age limits.

Essential information

Health and safety measures related to COVID 19
From July 21st for visitors over 17 y.o. and from August 30th for visitors aged between 12 and 17 y.o. your mandatory and valid Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire) will be required :
• Completion of a full vaccination scheme (1 week after second injection)
• A negative RT-PCR or antigenic test from less than 48 hours
• A positive RT-PCR test result demonstrating recovery from Covid-19, at least 11 days old and less than 6 months old
The Health Pass can be printed or showed on the tousanticovid app. The measure doesn't apply to visitors under 12 y.o.

The National Manufactory and the Cultival teams wish to offer you a safe, warm welcome and guarantee respect for physical distancing and protective measures to ensure your peace of mind.
For everyone's safety, our guides and the Manufacture des Gobelins staff will be wearing masks.
Wearing a mask (not provided) is compulsory for visitors over 11 years old,.
Do not touch anything during the visit.

Additional information
This tour includes stairs (4 floors), with no systematic access to elevators.
Furnishings and objects on view in the reserves may vary from one visit to another.
The tour is not recommended for children less than 12 years old.
As the Mobilier National reserves are a place of work, the visit itinerary may vary depending on the news.
Entrance to the Mobilier National - 1, rue Berbier du Mets - 75013 PARIS 13.

Additional informations

  • Address
    • Mobilier national
    • 1, rue Berbier du Mets
    • 75013 Paris
  • Access
    • Métro : Gobelins (L7)
Secret reserves of the National Manufactory

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