Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres, Paris

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Created at the beginning of the 19th century by Alexandre Brogniart, Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres presents ceramics of all types and from dozens of countries. During your tour of this site, you’ll find porcelain from every corner of the world. Islamic ceramics are displayed next to Renaissance pieces on the ground floor. On the first floor, there is China and Dresden porcelain, or soft-paste porcelain, from the 18th century to the 20th century. Lastly, the Industrial Arts service painted by Devely in 1823 is one of the main pieces in the collection.

Altogether, the museum holds more than 50,000 objects, of which about 5,000 were manufactured by Sèvres. See Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres and all Paris has to offer by arranging your trip with our Paris itinerary builder.
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  • Worth a visit; attention to schedules. Parking is a bit difficult: take the tram which is in front.
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  • The Museum is located in 2 place of Manufacture (Sèvres). Getting there: Tram 2 (stop Museum of Sevres) or Metro line 9 (stop Sèvres bridge). You can discover the history of ceramics across continents. So interesting!
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  • A museum outside Paris that is worth a visit. There really works for everyone! Visited on a Monday afternoon with a really low turnout, which made the visit even more enjoyable. The large ceramics on the first floor bathroom is worth has alone the visit! It is a place a not to neglect if you have the chance to spend several days in Paris, and enjoy in to stroll in the Park of Saint-cloud just adjacent.
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