Manufacture nationale des Gobelins, Paris

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Manufacture nationale des Gobelins is a tapestry factory located in Paris, where you can learn about the process and trials of creating tapestries. It is best known as a royal factory which supplied the court of Louis XIV and later monarchs. Today, you can take guided tours conducted in French and can even participate in creating a tapestry, which proves to be a more involved task than most visitors believe. Did you know it can take four years to complete a single tapestry?

The site also includes the Galerie des Gobelins, which displays exhibits like extraordinary furniture and art collections of the Mobilier National. To visit Manufacture nationale des Gobelins and other attractions in Paris, use our Paris driving holiday planner .
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  • What Rapture at every show! j "had been enchanted by"Dark of business"exhibition in 2015: magnificent tapestries contemporary (and old) highlighted in this beautiful place is the Manufacture, too unknown and"tour operators", because offset classic places to visit" in Paris it's a shame because the exhibitions follow and are exciting: right now (until oct 22, 2017), the theme is the Mobilier National, the seats of Louis XIV to the present: a treat... very professionally commented and welcoming manner by the personal... really this place worth a visit!
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  • Not what I was expecting but it was ok - there was a display of chairs and some tapestry so not really the focus I expected.  more »
  • The sixth trip to Paris I finally managed to visit the Gobelins tapestry factory, tapestries have always been object of admiration. Unfortunately the visit resulted in a slight disappointment: most of the exhibits are chairs and armchairs. The tapestries on display are very few.
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  • Wonderful place to french heritage. Ancestral multi Hat know-how artists!
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