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Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits, Paris
(3.8/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Portraying a bit of history, Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits is a museum with an impressive collection of historical letters and manuscripts. Here, you can view nearly 250 original manuscripts and letters, including the ceasefire order signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 7, 1945, poems of Paul Éluard, and a love letter by Théodore Géricault. Other items of interest include documents written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franklin D. Roosevelt, René Descartes, La Rochefoucauld, Voltaire, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

The museum was established in 2004 in a townhouse dating to 1608, then reopened at its current location in 2010. To visit Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits on your trip to Paris, use our Paris vacation planner.
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  • I was really disappointed when I got there but there was no evidence of any museum at that address. It appears it is now law firm. I guess I should've done a little more research but the book I was us...  more »
  • There is no evidence of a museum at this address anymore. Quite disappointed but I should have checked google BEFORE I started walking !! :) Visit d'Orsay instead. Close by. 
  • Museum of calligraphy is quite cute. As many pieces of paper with different handwritings and caricatures on the walls behind the glass, and the stands I haven't seen. An interesting subject.
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  • Closed
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  • Genial and very informative workshop Museum
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  • Closed permanently as of April 9, 2015
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