«Imperial jewel cases, diplomatic glory of the Second Empire »
Exhibition from 19th January to 29th May 2011 at the Musée de la Légion d’Honneur, just a few steps from the Hotel de Latour-Maubourg
The diplomatic decorations belonging to Emperor Napoleon III, the imperial prince and the Empress Eugénie are exhibited for the first time. Every jewel tells a story, a friendship, a victory, a political or economical agreement. A unique journey in the world of the 19th century, the period of construction of the building of our hotel.
Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 1 PM to 6 PM at the Musee de la Legion d’Honneur
2, rue de la Légion d’honneur
(square of the Musée d’Orsay)