Nicéphore-Niépce Museum

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Located in the former Royal Messengers' lodgings, this museum has a fine collection of photographs, 6,000 cameras and related items, that acquaint visitors with the techniques of what is sometimes referred to as the 8th art. Exhibits range from early cameras belonging to Nicéphore Niépce and his associate Daguerre, the first colour photographs, photochromes from 1868 to holographic images, plus early Kodak and Globuloscope panoramic cameras, enabling visitors to see the immense progress made in this field up to the 21C.

Useful information

Address:

28 quai des Messageries, 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône

Phone:

+33 3 85 48 41 98

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-6pm; rest of year: 9.30am-11.45am, 2pm-5.45pm - closed Tue and Bank Hols

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