MUSÉE DU PLÂTRE

The Musée du Plâtre is a leading­­ resource for everything related to gypsum and plaster, from geology and engineering to applications in the arts and industry.

NEWS / PUBLICATIONS

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A forum for everything relating to gypsum and plaster.

 

The museum features two levels of exhibition areas, a workshop, an educational center for school-chidren, and a research library.

 

Click to see the museum's schedule of activities, news about plaster and gypsum, the bookshop, the Plaster of Paris workshop, tours of the gypsum quarry area in Cormeilles, and the museum's publication, La Lettre Blanche.

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COLLECTIONS / LIBRARY

collections

The museum has a unique collection of gypsum and plaster related materials:

- Gypsum specimens from across the world and fossils from the Paris basin;

- Tools and materials from gypsum related arts, crafts, and industry;

- The complete collection of plaster sculptures by noted surrealist artist Georges Boulogne; and

- Historical documentation on the Cormeilles Quarry (Carrière Lambert) which has been in operation since the 1830s.

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RESEARCH ON GYPSUM PLASTER

research

Gypsum has been used for thousands of years; it's a traditional material in the arts and building construction, but there's nothing old-fashioned about it.

 

The museum is a partner in the GRPA, a gypsum plaster research institution, and contributes to research and exhibitions in France and abroad.

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Musée du Plâtre
Aux Musées Réunis

31 rue Thibault-Chabrand

95240 Cormeilles en Parisis 

FR

 

Opening hours

Exhibit rooms

Wednesday 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 18:00

Friday 14:00 - 18:00

Saturday 10:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 18:00

Groups: Tues.-Sat. by appointment 

MUSEUM CLOSED

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the museum is closed to the public until further notice.

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