Exhibition and Trade Show venue

Bibliothèque Nationale de France - Site François Mitterrand

Quai François Mauriac - 75706 Paris

Gare d'Austerlitz - Bibliothèque nationale de France F. Mitterrand

  1. Number of meeting rooms 3
  2. Video-conference room
  3. Combined service
  4. Private-hire days Monday lunchtime, Monday evening, Tuesday lunchtime, Tuesday evening, Wednesday lunchtime, Wednesday evening, Thursday lunchtime, Thursday evening, Friday lunchtime, Friday evening, Saturday lunchtime, Saturday evening
  5. Temporary structure
  6. Evening with dancing

Description

The Bibliothèque nationale de France offers you all the spaces at the François Mitterrand and Richelieu sites for your private events or events open to the public. Our team is available to help you in the organization of your event.

Architectural style

  • Contemporain

Collections

  • Affiches
  • Antiquités
  • Arts graphiques
  • Auditorium
  • Bibliothèque
  • Camées
  • Cinéma
  • Costumes
  • Dessins
  • Enluminures
  • Estampes
  • Films
  • Gravures
  • Histoire
  • Iconographie
  • Illustrations
  • Journaux
  • Lettres autographes
  • Lithographies
  • Littérature

Epoque des collections

  • Grèce antique (800 av JC au Ier ap JC)
  • Rome antique (VIIe av JC au Ve ap JC)
  • Paléochrétien (Ier - IVe)
  • Byzance (IVe - XVe)
  • Moyen Age (Ve - XVe)
  • Islam (VIIe)
  • Roman (Xe - XIIe)
  • Gothique (XIIe - XVe)
  • Renaissance (XVe - XVIe)
  • Maniérisme (XVIe)
  • Baroque (XVIe - XVIIe)
  • Rococo (XVIIIe)
  • Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Réalisme (XIXe)
  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Symbolisme (XIXe)
  • Fauvisme (XXe)
  • Cubisme (XXe)
  • Modernisme (XXe)
  • Mésopotamie (3000 av JC)

Garden

The garden is situated in between the 4 towers: it can be seen from all over the Library, but entry is not permitted.

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Room Layouts

Room capacity
Room capacity
Surface area
Surface area
Theater
Theater
Meeting room
Meeting room
In U shape
In U shape
In classroom
In classroom
Cocktail
Cocktail
Banquet
Banquet
Cabaret / Show
Cabaret / Show
Petit auditorium 200m2 picto
Surface area
200m2
Theater
200
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
0
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Grand auditorium 350m2 picto
Surface area
350m2
Theater
344
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
0
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Foyer du Grand auditorium 300m2 picto
Surface area
300m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
350
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Foyer du petit auditorium 200m2 picto
Surface area
200m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
200
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Belvedère * 600m2 picto
Surface area
600m2
Theater
180
Meeting room
30
In U shape
30
In classroom
180
Cocktail
400
Banquet
220
Cabaret / Show
220
Hall Est * 1200m2 picto
Surface area
1200m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
600
Banquet
300
Cabaret / Show
300
Hall des Globes * 1200m2 picto
Surface area
1200m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
300
Cocktail
600
Banquet
300
Cabaret / Show
300
Esplanade * 30000m2 picto
Surface area
30000m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
8000
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0

*With daylight

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Coach park
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools
  • Free Wifi
  • Cloakroom

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French sign language

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Visitor tools

Activity booklet and booklet to accompany the visit to the temporary exhibitions; Mediation resources on the building and the library for the public or for people with disabilities; Audiophone and magnetic loop

Educational activities

Guided tours of sites (François Mitterrand, Richelieu, Arsenal); Workshops relating to the programme of exhibitions; Workshops related to the collections of the BnF (Book workshops, Pop Up…); Workshops and visits adapted to people with disabilities in groups and individuals (adults, children, families)

Restaurant

The Café des Globes in the Bibliothèque nationale de France welcomes you for coffee break or a snack.

Coach park

Stop for drop-off and pick-up of passengers: free of charge, without authorization, limited to the time necessary for the drop-off and pick-up of passengers; Parking (paying)24 / 24 and 7 / 7 with obligatory PASS Autocar; period of time 4 / 6 / 12 / 24 hours; Nearest parking: the biggest coach parking areas (80 places); The PASS Autocar: The PASS Autocar is a parking ticket that must be used by any coach parked in Paris. More information: (information available in French, English, Spanish, German and Italian); A municipal decree of 5 January 2017 regulates traffic, stopping and parking in tourist areas.

Business area

Number of meeting rooms:3

Number of private rooms:3

Room hire:

The rental spaces are open every day of the year except on public holidays and during the annual closing period of the Bibliothèque nationale de France;

Two auditoriums: 200 and 350 seats. Adjacent foyers that can be used for coffee receptions or cocktail parties;
The Belvedere: a vast 600 m² space on the 18th floor of the Tour des Lois offers an incomparable view of Paris.
You can plan a lunch or dinner for up to 280 people and a cocktail reception for up to 400 people. The Belvédère is suited to meetings, symposiums and seminars.

The Hall des Globes or the Hall est: with a surface area of 1,200 m², these areas welcome cocktail parties for up to 600 people and dinners for up to 300 people. The Halls have an adjoining terrace;

The Esplanade: with a total surface area of 60,000m² , half of which may be hired for a private event. Possibility of installing temporary structures and organizing daytime private events over several days.

Voir la carte

Bibliothèque Nationale de France - Site François Mitterrand

Quai François Mauriac
75706 Paris cedex Cedex 13
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 53 79 59 59
www.bnf.fr

  • Subway - Bibliothèque François Mitterrand
  • RER - Bibliothèque François Mitterrand
  • SNCF - Gare d'Austerlitz
  • Bus - 62, 64, 89, 132, 325
  • Vélib' (rue Pau Casals, quai François Mauriac, quai de la gare)

Sustainable development approach

The National Library of France has been committed to a sustainable development policy since 2007: green spaces are treated ecologically and favour the development of biodiversity, waste can be sorted in public spaces, works have allowed for a reduction in energy consumption.

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person
  • Priority admission

Accessibility information

Motor disability:
- Parking on request and presentation of a disability badge 48 hours in advance (accueil.handicap@bnf.fr), access to staff parking area from Monday to Saturday for arrival before 2.30pm and on Sundays for arrival between 11.45am and 1.45pm (please specify the names of all people attending and the registration number of the vehicle, due to the Vigipirate security plan)
- Floor-level entrance on Avenue de France and access by lift
- Lowered and adapted reception desk, access gate allowing for autonomy
- Adapted communal toilets with grab rail and adapted sink
- Restaurant with wide aisles and adapted tables for wheelchair users.
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Visual impairment:
- Secure guiding path with tactile floor and sound terminals from the edge of the site to the welcome desk
- transparent glass walls/doors marked with contrasting elements
- no head-level obstacles in the corridors
- stairs with tactile and visual contrast before first step down with continuous hand rail and contrasting step edges
- lift with speakers to announce floor numbers, portable electronic magnifying glasses, video enlargers, reading machines, Vocale Presse software, braille and large font
- adapted exhibitions.
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Hearing impairment:
- Magnetic induction loop, subscription to a French Sign Language interpreting service and real-time subtitles at all information points (this subscription also allows deaf and hard-of-hearing visitors to contact the Library online before arrival)
- auditoriums and certain public telephones equipped with induction loops
- tours and conferences interpreted in French Sign Language, audio headsets with induction loop available
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Mental disability:
- Trained/educated staff
- easy to understand and legible signs with pictograms
- entrance monitored by CCTV and visible from reception.

More details on accessibility

Private-hire spaces accessible to persons with reduced mobility

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