Museum of Fashion and Costume

  • Champs-Elysees, France
  • 10 Ave. Pierre-Ier de Serbie, Paris, France | 16th arrondissement 
  • +33 5652-8600 
    Fashion and Costume Museum of the City of Paris known under another name - the Museum Galliera. His work museum began in 1977.

    Fashion Museum is housed in a palace built in the XIX century for the Duchesse de Galliera. The architecture of the building is made in the style of the Renaissance: the palace is built of hewn stone, reinforced steel frame. Very harmonious look of mosaic floors and majestic domes, facade is decorated with statues and paintings. In front of the museum is a beautiful fountain.

    Galliera Museum reveals the secrets of fashion, which covers the period from the XVIII century and reaches far. The museum presents two exhibitions, thematic and monographic. More than 70 thousand items are grouped in the following way:

    - Suits (with XVIII - present), which belonged to Sony Delane, Christian Dior, Audrey Helbern, Paco Rabanne, Marina Fortune, Empress Josephine, and others;
    - Underwear presented corsets, crinolines;
    - Accessories, such as gloves, umbrellas, scarves, jewelry.

    Monographic exhibition introduces the connoisseurs of fashion photos, trademarks, designs and, of course, advertising.

    Currently muse closed for renovation, but plan to please guests in the fall of 2013.
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