Exhibition: Summer 1914, the Last Days of the Old World
This exhibition is presented in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of World War I, in partnership with the French Ministry of Defence. It recounts the days before the war was declared, from July 23rd to August 4th 1914, as well as the first consequences of the war.
Exhibition: "Summer 1914, the Last Days of the Old World", from March 25th to August 3rd 2014.
Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am to 7pm, and on Sunday from 1pm to 7pm.
Closed on Monday and public holidays.
Full rate: €9 / Concession: €7.
August 2nd 1914, mobilization: the crowd reading posters. Photograph by Agence Rol
BnF, dpt des Estampes et de la photographie
Quai François Mauriac
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 79 59 59
Metro: Quai de la gare (line 6) and Bibliothèque François Mitterrand (line 14 and RER C).