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Cabinet des Médailles – Bibliothèque Richelieu

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Musée du Cabinet des Médailles de la Bibliothèque Nationale Richelieu
58, rue de Richelieu, 2nd
M° Bourse, Quatre Septembre or Pyramides
01 47 03 83 40

Within the historic grounds of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF) – Richelieu, this small museum presents a history of coins and medals with a selection from the East and the West, as well as noteworthy French antique pieces. In its current location since 1720, this former imperial library also boast a collection of specialized antique manuscripts and artifacts.

Opening Hours: Daily Monday through Friday 1pm-5:45pm, Saturday 1pm-4:45pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm. Closed on holidays and during annual closing from September 4- September 17, 2006 .

Tickets: Entry to the Library is €3.30. Entry to museum Temporary Exhibits varies from €10- €3.50.

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