Conservation and Resource Center of the Mucem

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  • Centre Conservation ressources Mucem


Mucem has a conservation and resource centre located in La Belle de Mai' district not far from the train station Saint-Charles.
Designed by the architect Corinne Vezzoni and born from a public-private paternership, the museum s 13 000 m2 of storage space.

The place is open to Heritage professionals researchers and students. The general public can also access on appointment, a part of the reserves.
The first goal of the centre is of course, to carry out the primary tasks of the museum: to store, conserve, study, documents, maintain and develop the collections.The collections will have at their disposal modern storage facilities that meet all the standards of preventive conservative restoration and preparation workshops, a photo room and and anoxia chamber to treat them against the risks of infestation.

Beyond the main mission, the centre is supposed to become a living place, a real tool for development.Also, promoting collection throughout an active lending and deposit policy. It will be a working tool for researchers and students as well making the entire collection available to them.

Several devices and equipment have been created for general public:

- Three rooms where you can access to documentary resources on audiovisual fund.

- A fourth room presents some parts of the collections; new acquisitions on examples of restoration. A reserve room will be available on request.

Spread out over 800 m2, it shows the richness and diversity of the collection and provides a better explanation of the jobs and methods of conservation. At a time when the concept of video on demand. The showroom and consultation room are open to public by reservation only.
Opening period (s)All year round, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
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  • Price :
    • Free
  • Park :
    • Park
Conservation and Resource Center of the Mucem
1 Rue Clovis Hugues
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Centre de Conservation et de Ressources du Mucem
1 Rue Clovis Hugues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.307964
Longitude : 5.387894
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