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Paris, France

Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits

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Today: 10:00am-7:00pm
This Week
Sunday:10:00am-7:00pm
Monday:Closed
Tuesday:10:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday:10:00am-7:00pm
Thursday:10:00am-9:30pm
Friday:10:00am-7:00pm
Saturday:10:00am-7:00pm
Cost: $8.19 USD (7.00 EUR)

The World's Written Documents

The Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits is a museum of letters and manuscripts located in the 7th arrondissement. The museum was established in 2004 in a townhouse dating to 1608 at 8 Rue de Nesle; it reopened at the Boulevard Saint-Germain location in 2010. It contains nearly 250 original manuscripts and letters, including the cease-fire order signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 7, 1945, poems of Paul Éluard, and a love letter by Théodore Géricault. The museum contains documents from authors like Voltaire and Tolstoy, musicians and composers like Mozart and Chopin, and royalty like Charles VI and Henri IV.

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