Book Fair Reports
Bibliothèque Nationale de France - The Globes of Louis XIV - Permanent Exhibition (FRANCE)
From: 01 Feb 2017 - To: 30 Apr 2018
|Venue:||Bibliotheque Nationale de France|
|Address:||Access through the East entrance facing the 25, rue Emile Durkheim (climbing the stairs) or via the avenue de France (on the same level as the esplanade), near the entrance of the MK2-Bibliothèque cinema, 75013|
|Opening hours:||Tues to Sat 10am to 7pm and Sun 1pm to 7pm|
|Cost of entry:||9 €|
The Bibliothèque nationale de France presents the most spectacular items of its collection. An original setting has been chosen to enhance the beauty of the paintings adorning the spheres. Furthermore, the exhibition sets the Globes in their historical context, with a focus on the progress made in geographical sciences and world representation. A specific area is dedicated to the incredible story of the spheres that were made made for King Louis XIV. In addition, the Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES) has made it possible to admire representations of the universe today .