The Palais Galliera is a genuine place of pilgrimage for all fashion addicts. This Parisian museum has undergone a two-year makeover to unveil new exhibition areas now enabling Paris ans and tourists to discover permanent collections.
In two years' work, the fashion museum has doubled up its exhibition surface: the new refurbishments include some extra 670sqm of galleries devoted to the upcoming exhibitions of the Palais Galliera. The new areas are named after Gabrielle Chanel to which the museum devotes its first exhibition after its reopening.
At the end of the renovations, the Palais Galliera enjoys enough space to provide temporary exhibitions and display permanent collections counting up to 200,000 pieces from the 18th century to nowadays. The museum becomes the first fashion museum in France to display its permanent collections. They will open from October 2, 2021 especially with a retrospective about the story of Paris in costumes: Une histoire de la Mode. Collectionner, exposer au Palais Galliera.
Other alterations are to be noticed during this reopening: the Palais Galliera now features a bookstore-store, a teaching workshop and a seasonal outdoor tearoom. We can’t wait to discover all these novelties that promise to make of our visit a very pleasant one. Let’s meet in a few months over a cup of tea to talk about the works we would have (re)discovered at the fashion museum!
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 2 October 2021
Palais Galliera - Musée de la Mode
10 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie
75116 Paris 16
M°9 - Iéna
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