Set in the heart of the Marais, the Musée Cognacq-Jay 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 Hotel 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.
Grand attic : 60 persons sitting / 80 persons standing
Wood panelled rooms (first floor) : 25 persons sitting / 50 persons standing
Garden "à la française": 50 persons sitting / 100 persons standing
Courtyard : 50 persons sitting / 100 persons standing