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Breguet at the Louvre


An Apogee of European Watchmaking

Exhibition: 25 June – 7 September 2009
Sully Wing salle de la Chapelle

Through this retrospective of the works of Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823), visitors to the Louvre will discover the art of watchmaking at its apogee, evidenced by these unique precision timepieces, combining genius, virtuoso techniques and avant-garde aesthetics. Assembled in the exhibition are exceptional loans – watches, clocks and measuring instruments – alongside portraits, archival documents and patents that span the entire production of the House of Breguet.

Opening times: daily except Tuesdays, 9am-6pm. Late-night opening until 10 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Admission: access to the exhibition is included in the admission to the permanent collections of the museum: €9; €6 after 6pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Free admission for under-26s from the European Union, under-18s, the unemployed, card-holders (Louvre jeunes, Louvre professionnels, Louvre enseignants and Louvre étudiants partenaires) and Friends of the Louvre. Free admission for everybody on the first Sunday of the month.
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