The 27th edition of this unmissable event, coordinated by the Management of Cultural Affairs of the Prince’s Government, will celebrate this year the lasting heritage of Monaco and the Oceanographic Museum.
The Oceanographic Museum takes this opportunity to offer a unique guided tour and open its doors at very special rates (€9 per adult and €6 for 4-17 year olds).
“During a one-hour tour, in the intimacy of a group of 10 people, visitors will be able to familiarise themselves with some of the joyful heritage of the “Temple of the sea “.
The guided tour takes in the history of the balustrades located on the sea front of the building, the natural history collections exhibited in the largest cabinet of curiosities of the marine world “Oceanomania”, windows made from century-old oak wood, the book The Career of a Navigator, written by Prince Albert I, presented in its original edition and in a reissued version in 2022 (available for sale), and the restoration of “Launching of the kites aboard the Princess-Alice II” (1906), a work by Louis Tinayre, the official painter of the scientific campaigns of Prince Albert I.
Useful information : Opening hours: 10:00 to 19:00. Tours will start at 10:30, 13:30, 15:00 and 16:30, Duration of the visit: 1 hour 15 minutes. More information on the 27th European Heritage Day of Monaco: www.journeepatrimoinemonaco.com
PHOTO: The illustration above the preface to the original edition of The Career of a Navigator