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Hosting an event at the Cognacq-Jay museum

Set in the heart of the Marais, the Cognacq-Jay museul is home to the art collection of the founder of La Samaritaine department stores.
The museum boasts a rich collection of paintings and sculptures by eighteenth-century masters, along with furniture and other decorative items of exceptional rarity.
The Hôtel Donon, which houses the museum, is a magnificent example of 18th-century upper-class Parisian architecture, an eloquent witness to the refinement of high society in this era. The museum has a number of spaces which are perfectly suited to hosting special events, offering an intimate, elegant setting for your gathering.

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Grand attic: 60 ppl sitting / 80 ppl standing
Wood-panelled rooms: 25 ppl sitting / 50 ppl standing
Garden à la française: 100 ppl
Courtyard: 100 ppl

Access, opening times, facilities

Cognacq-Jay Museum
8, rue Elzevir
75 003 Paris

Phone: +33 (0)1 40 27 07 21
Subway: Saint-Paul (L1), Chemin-Vert (L8), Rambuteau (L11)
Bus: 29, 69, 76, 96

Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm
Closed on Mondays and certain public holidays


For any information, please do not hesistate to call the museum : + 33 1 40 27 07 21

Or to contact us by email here 


Exposition - La Fabrique du luxe
Les marchands merciers parisiens au XVIIIe siècle
Du 29 septembre 2018 au 27 janvier 2019