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Manufacture des Gobelins

Manufacture des Gobelins Manufacture des Gobelins

The Manufacture des Gobelins was founded as a dye works in the mid-15th century by Jean Gobelin. In 1662, Louis XIV purchased the Gobelins manufactory and there Colbert united all the royal artisans, creating a royal tapestry and furniture works. Charles Le Brun was director and chief designer from 1663 to 1690. The Gobelins was temporarily closed from 1694 to 1697, after which the works specialized in tapestry.

Practical Information

Access M° Gobelins (ligne 7) Bus 27, 47, 83, 91
Address 42, avenue des Gobelins, 75013
City Paris (France)
Phone Réservations 33(0)1 44 54 19 33
33(0)1 44 08 52 00
AdmissionGuided tours Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2.00 p.m and 2.45 p.m
Full rate8 ?
Reduced rate6 ?

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