History and visit to Paris Tenniseum
The Tenniseum is also known as the Museum of Tennis, Roland Garros Museum or the Museum of the French Tennis Federation. It is located in Paris, at No. 2 Avenue Gordon Bennett, in the 16th arrondissement. It is a museum dedicated to tennis, erected at Roland Garros where championships are played in the French Open tennis every year.
The Tenniseum is the first multimedia tennis museum in the world and was opened for the first time at the tournament in France in 2003 by Christian Bime, the president of the French Tennis Federation. This unique museum in Paris was designed by architect Bruno Moinard and find the old house with garden of Rolland Garros stadium. It was inaugurated on 25 May 2003 a single purpose: to preserve the heritage of French tennis along with the rich history of the game of tennis and original traditions. However, the tennis museum was completely renovated in 2012 and reopened in the month of June 2013 in order to provide places of permanent exhibitions in a more appropriate environment. It is possible to see the original trophies, pictures of champions, their tennis rackets and more.
It also offers the opportunity to learn more about the five tournaments at the Roland Garros tennis history, the official carrier or french open tennis championships, and a multimedia library with more than 4000 hours audiovisual programs, archives, learn more about the French and international tennis tournaments or watch the tennis players such and such. There are over 3000 documents relating to tennis games and its predecessor, the game of tennis dating back to 1550 years in the library of the museum. In addition, the Tenniseum also provides information on the Roland-Garros and major tennis tournaments that take place as the international of France. A major advantage of the museum is that it allows fans to take a tour of the area reserved for players and short area.
The museum tennis Roland Garros is open from 10:00 am until 6:00 in the evening on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; exceptionally during the holidays, visits are allowed every day except Monday . Note that it is necessary to make reservations in advance for access to the museum, it is even advisable to do two or three days earlier. The museum tours take place daily opening and are given 11 hours and 15 hours for the English language, 14 hours and 17 hours for the French language. Tours in Spanish are available on request.
The Tenniseum tennis museum or museum of the French Tennis Federation is reachable through the Musketeers and the Metro station Porte d'Auteuil on line 10. The museum tennis at Roland Garros has hundreds of items that we would struggle to find anywhere else together in one place, from tennis rackets to the first automatic machines for bullets, which serve the big fans of tennis.
Transfer to Tenniseum in Paris
The Tenniseum is located 19.7 kilometers from Orly Airport, 33 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 88.3 km from the airport of Beauvais.