Musée du papier - Le Nil
134, rue de Bordeaux
16000 Angoulême
Tél. : 05 45 92 73 43
Fax : 05 45 95 98 26
 

This page is taken and adapted from the Museums page at http://www.mairie-angouleme.fr/Musees/Musee.html

"Le Nil" Paper Museum
The museum was created in 1988 on an special site - in the former cigarette paper factory "Joseph Bardou - Le Nil",  a short distance from the Ecole de l'Image and the Centre National de la Bande Dessinée et de l'Image.

It houses collections concerning the paper industry of France and of Angouleme.  Temporary exhibitions are regularly dedicated to historical, economic, social and artistic aspects of the Charante "Papeterie"

It is open from Monday to Sunday, from 14.00 to 16.00, except public holidays

Free admission,  groups on appointment

It is also a documentation centre, accessible upon request.


Programme of exhibitions 1997/1998
LES TRES RICHES HEURES DU PAPIER A ROULER 
Until  1998 
L'IMPRIMERIE CHARENTAISE A L'AGE DE LA PIERRE 
until 5 January 98 
LE NIL - St CYBARD HISTOIRE D'UN SITE 
November 1997 
L'EGYPTE DANS LA PUBLICITE 
20 May to 20 September 1998