A new look for the Musée Carnavalet

From the October 2021 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. In 1866, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, prefect of the Seine, ordered the purchase of the Hôtel Carnavalet, a 17th-century mansion in the heart of the Marais district in central Paris that was intended to house a new museum of Parisian history. It may seem surprising that … Read more