The Musée national des Monuments Français is a museum filled with plaster casts of French monuments. The museum contains about 6,000 casts of sculptures of all periods including ancient Greece, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland, but with a strong emphasis on French sculptures of the Romanesque and Gothic periods. It also contains scale models of buildings, copies of architectural elements, sculpture, frescoes, and stained glass from French churches and châteaux, as well as a collection of about 200,000 photographs. Today the upper gallery serves as an exhibition space for modern and contemporary architectural models.
Les Fils de la Ferme, or Sons of the Farm, is on a small, car-lined side street not far from the... Read more