Paris 1900 exhibition
From 02/04/2014 to 17/08/2014
Relive the Belle Epoque of the French capital through this exhibition tracing Paris during the Universal Exhibition of 1900.
It marked the beginning of the twentieth century and extended over 120 hectares, shared between the two sides of the Seine. Many facilities were built for the occasion as the Metropolitan, Alexandre III Bridge or Invalides train station. It is also on this occasion that were raised to the glory of Fine Arts, the Grand Palais and the Petit Palais. The Universal Exhibition of Paris allowed gathering 51 million tourists in the capital in 1900.
Today, more than 600 works will enable visitors to relive the prosperous days of Paris such as paintings, posters, costumes, artwork, photographs, jewellery, movies...
Paris 1900 exhibition at the Petit Palais will run around 6 pavilions: Paris showcase of the world, Paris Art Nouveau, Paris capital of the arts, The Mythical Parisienne, Paris by night and finally Paris on stage. Each pavilion will immerse visitors into a theme and a different atmosphere.
In addition to the exhibition, the permanent collections of the Petit Palais will be enriched with works from the Belle Epoque.
Paris 1900 the city of entertainment exhibition
Paris Fine Arts Museum
Avenue Winston Churchill
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
Night opening on Thursday until 8pm
Closed on Mondays and public holidays
Full rate: €11
Half rate: €5.50
Free for under 13 years old (included)