The Coach Gallery

  • Museum
  • Transport
  • Sciences and technology
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Genuine masterpieces created by the best artists of this time, here is Europe's largest collection of royal and imperial coaches !

Real masterpieces made by the best artists of that time, these carriages are also a manifest of an extraordinary technological advance of the time with the evolution of techniques : traction, suspension, first coupés, convertibles, but also evolution of comfort.

This re-opening allows you to admire gala berlins ordered for the marriage of Napoleon the 1st, Louis XVIII's funeral coach, the one from Charles X's coronation, Marie-Antoinette's kids carriages, others from the Third Republic, and even lovely sleighs and Eighteenth Century sedan chairs.

Completely restored, the Coach Museum spans on nearly 1000m². The museography and the new lighting enhance these wood and golden bronze masterpieces while respecting the architecture and the spirit of the place.

Health and safety measures

Following governmental guidelines, the Coaches gallery is closed until further notice.

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year. Closed on Monday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th. April to October from 12:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

November to March from 12:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Rates

Free entry.

Reception

Types of customers

  • Children

Animals

  • Animals accepted

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Guided inividual tours obligatory
  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours obligatory
  • Unguided group tours available permanently

Average length of visit

  • 30 minutes (individual)
  • 40 minutes (groups)

Services and facilities

Services

  • Pets welcome

Languages

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French

Visit languages

  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • French

Accessibility

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Site, building totally accessible
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
  • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

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