The Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra National de Paris is a library and museum of the Paris Opera and is located in the 9th arrondissement at 8 rue Scribe, Paris, France. It is no longer managed by the Opera, but instead is part of the Music Department of the National Library of France (Bibliothèque nationale de France or BnF). The Paris Opera Library-Museum is open daily; an admission fee is charged.Use our Paris trip itinerary builder tool to add Bibliotheque-musee de l'Opera and other attractions to your Paris vacation plans.
The Library-Museum is housed in the Palais Garnier in the Rotonde de l'Empereur, a pavilion on the west side of the theatre, which was originally designed to be the private entrance for Emperor Napoleon III. Thus, the Emperor's could directly enter in the building and avoid any assassination attempt. The library is located near the intersection of the rue Scribe with the rue Auber, streets which are named after the librettist Eugène Scribe and the composer Daniel Auber, both of whom had works performed by the Paris Opera.
After the Emperor's death in 1873 and the proclamation of the French Third Republicin 1870, President Mac-Mahon refused to use this Pavilion as a private space for the head of state. Charles Nutters succeeded in compelling Charles Garnier in transforming the pavilion into a space for the conservation of the Opera's books and archives.
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Estivemos conhecendo em uma visita guiada toda a parte interna do Palais Garnier e posso recomendar para todos que é uma excelente visita. Invista em pelo menos 2 horas para apreciar, contemplar e... more »We've been getting to know on a guided tour of the entire inside of the Palais Garnier and I can recommend it to everyone that it's an excellent visit. Invest in at least 2 hours to enjoy, contemplate and...
여행을 많이 다니지는 않았지만, 이렇게 화려한 오페라는 처음 봅니다. 여권으로도 청소년 할인이 가능합니다. 일반 26세 이상 성인은 16유로 청소년은 7유로입니다. 5유로를 더 내면 음성 가이드를 지원받을 수 있습니다. 저는 총 12유로 냈고, 충분히 값어치를 한다고 생각합니다. 이런저런 설명을 많이 해줬어요. 내부 생각보다 넓고 굉장히... more »I didn't travel much, I've seen opera like this for the first time. You can also get discounts on youth with a passport. Adults over the age of 26 are 16 euros Teenagers are 7 euros. For an extra 5 euros, you can get voice guidance. I paid a total of 12 euros, and I think it's worth it. I've given you a lot of explanations. The room was very spacious and comfortable.
it’s a great place and beautiful architectural design building inside. In the top ! Really very pretty, many rooms, nice staff and very beautiful decorations. There are lots of things behind the scenes of opera! And as a bonus a small shop and a small restaurant very nice! I recommend this restaurant.
A beautiful building, fantastic architecture and stunning sights. Did spend a long time trying to get in and didn’t get to spend a long time there either. But definitely worth the visit.
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