1st September 2022

Reopening of the historic birthplace of the BnF

As from 17 September 2022, the Richelieu site, the historic birthplace of the BnF will be fully opened following a decade of renovation work. A new museum will allow to highlight the full extent of the library’s encyclopaedic collections with a display of nearly 900 pieces.

A dedicated week-end of festivities will take place on 17 and 18 September during the European Heritage Day.

More information:

In French: https://www.bnf.fr/fr/agenda/richelieu-le-reveil-reouverture

Photo: La galerie Mazarin – © Guillaume Murat / BnF

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