- A magnificent mansion built in 1706 in the heart of the Marais area, the Hôtel Hénault de Cantobre was transformed during the last century into a vast exhibition space, dedicated to contemporary photography. It contains a collection of 12,000 works that reflect contemporary photography's historical evolution from the 1960's to the present day. Past displays include works of William Klein, Cartier-Besson, Weegee and, Pierre and Gilles. Visitors are free to use the museum's library, video library, research centre and restoration workshop or enjoy a cup of coffee in the café.
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