History and visit the Pavillon de l’Arsenal in Paris
Located at 21, Moria in Paris, in the 4th district, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal is a historic monument spanning nearly 1,600 square meters. Its inauguration in 1988. Since its construction, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal is full of information about the city of Paris. From time to time exhibitions are organized on urbanism and architecture in the capital. This lodge is close to the Place de la Bastille and the Paris workshop planning and Arsenal Library.
The first buildings began in 1879. The project was led by the famous architect Clément. It was decided that the Pavillon de l’Arsenal would take the place of a former gunpowder factory. It seems that the name derives from the flag up. At that time, construction was commissioned by a wealthy dealer wood called Laurent Louis Borniche. The building would serve as the venue of staff tables of the rich merchant. After he died, the building became a warehouse to be at the end of Annex Samaritan. It was not until 1954 that the city of Paris becomes the owner. The city was going to serve as a repository for the archives. Before use, the building had received considerable improvement in its interior. They were the architects Reichen and Robert who ran the operations. During the move-in, a special place dedicated to various exhibitions had been built.
Currently, following "association loi 1901" the Pavillon de l’Arsenal became an independent association whose Dominique Alba was the director. The latter got up this month but since 2003. Dominique Alba is not new in the field, as it was formerly the Associate Director of the Paris workshop planning. Since 1 February 2012 until now, Alexandre Labasse who is now the head of the Pavillon de l’Arsenal.
According to its current form, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal is divided into three parts. On the ground floor an area of 800 square meters, we can find a permanent exhibition. She was especially dedicated to the history of the formation and evolution of the city of Paris. Each exhibition is a new theme. It is in this area that different projections are made and where there is a huge model of the capital which has a around 40 square meters. On the first floor, we can discover all the temporary exhibitions that span more than 600 square meters.
Visitors will not find a better place to document the city of Paris. Architects and historians and other scientists involved in the preparation of exhibitions. Since its construction until now, more than forty exhibitions followed one another. On the second floor, subjects focus more on the news. Everything is spread over an area of 200 square meters. Apart from the exhibition, many books are born in this house. They include the subject of the architecture of the city of Paris. Every day, many people interested in architecture, photography and planning come to visit the Pavillon de l’Arsenal. This building contains virtually the entire history of the infrastructure Paris.
Shared shuttle transfer to the House of the Arsenal in Paris
The Pavillon de l’Arsenal is 17 km from Orly Airport, 32 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 91 km from the airport of Beauvais.