The National Monuments Centre

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As part of the French Touch event, the National Monuments Centre and Galeries Lafayette are joining forces to showcase the value of French heritage.

Leading public, cultural and tourist operator with almost 10 million visitors per year, the National Monuments Centre preserves and provides access to exceptional monuments. By their diversity, they illustrate the wealth of French heritage, including archeological sites like Glanum and Camac, the abbeys of Montmajour and Mont-Saint-Michel, Châteaux d’If and d’Azay-le-Rideau, the Saint-Cloud national estate, the Arc de Triomphe as well as the Savoye and Cavrois villas, all just a few examples of its 100 national monuments..

The ephemeral space at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann

Located on the third floor of the Coupole store, a series of photographs by artist Ambroise Tézenas, who followed the incredible restoration works taking place at the Hôtel de la Marine in Paris up until its opening in June 2021, are on display.

Coupole store – 3rd floor

Roundup donations at the checkout

You can make a roundup donation at the checkout at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann via the “Arrondi en Caisse” scheme throughout the French Touch period. As a continuation of its partnership, the scheme allows store customers to make a donation towards the preservation of French heritage sites, managed by the National Monuments Centre.

Passion Monuments: unlimited national monuments!

For just €45 per year, you can enjoy access to over 80 national monuments across the country, including the Abbey of Mont Saint Michel, Château d’Azay le Rideau, Cité de Carcassonne, Arc de Triomphe and many more!

As well as the exclusive benefits of being a loyalty programme member, the National Monuments Centre also provides a monthly newsletter, exclusive offers on site tours, 3 VIP days a year to celebrate heritage as well as entry fee discounts at our cultural partners!

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