NAPOLÉON AND PARIS
Canadian Museum of History
100, rue Laurier, Gatineau, (Québec), K1A 0M8
Discover the complex relationship between a legendary man and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Paris shaped Napoleon as much as Napoleon transformed Paris. The exhibition highlights Napoleon’s career, the capital’s major political players and the everyday life of Parisians. Over 250 artifacts, including personal objects and furniture, provide an exclusive look at the luxury enjoyed by the Emperor’s inner circle and place the savoir-faire of Parisian artisans in the limelight. Through paintings, models and architectural drawings experience Napoleon’s ambitious dream of turning Paris into the capital of Europe. An exhibition produced by the Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris, Paris Musées and the Canadian Museum of History.