Musee des Monuments Francais, Paris

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Today, Musee des Monuments Francais is a museum of plaster casts symbolizing French monuments and forms part of the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. The collection you will view here holds about 6,000 casts of sculptures of all periods, including ancient Greece, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland as well as a strong emphasis on French sculptures of the Romanesque and Gothic periods. You can also see scale models of buildings, copies of architectural elements, sculpture, frescoes, and stained glass from French churches and châteaux.

To top it off, you can enjoy a collection of about 200,000 photographs. Most copies were made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Plan your visit to Musee des Monuments Francais and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Paris trip maker tool .
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  • Extraordinary collection of casts of elements of French architecture from the Middle Ages. A must see ifBous are in Paris
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  • We visited the French Monuments Museum to escape the pouring rain of a sad day and it was a nice surprise. We walk around France to discover the replicas of beautiful famous monuments. Nice when you come across a familiar and interesting place for ideas for future in-situ visits. So much wealth in our beautiful country!!
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