Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres, Sevres

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Created at the beginning of the 19th century by Alexandre Brogniart, Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres presents ceramics of all types and from dozens of countries. During your tour of this site, you’ll find porcelain from every corner of the world. Islamic ceramics are displayed next to Renaissance pieces on the ground floor. On the first floor, there is China and Dresden porcelain, or soft-paste porcelain, from the 18th century to the 20th century. Lastly, the Industrial Arts service painted by Devely in 1823 is one of the main pieces in the collection.

Altogether, the museum holds more than 50,000 objects, of which about 5,000 were manufactured by Sèvres. Work out when and for how long to visit Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres and other Sevres attractions using our handy Sevres trip itinerary builder.
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  • The permanent exhibit is somewhat stuffy and disorganized. However, there is currently a very nice temporary exhibit entitled A table!  more »
  • When scheduling a visit to this museum, don't forget to plan for a lunch time, as they're closed....We really enjoyed the hour or so in the morning, then went outside to eat a little picnic...  more »
  • A small museum just outside Paris. Great value for money and no queues. Afterwards have a walk along the Seine and the surrounding parks
  • The website offers 3 sorts of visits but we were only offered the exhibiting on arrival. Howe the exhibits were most impressive.

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