World Peace Centre

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DescriptionThe World Peace Centre of Verdun was built in the Episcopal Palace and was designed in 1723 by Robert De Cotte, who was a favourite architect of Louis XV.
The main courtyard was built in the 18th century. Today, the building houses the World Peace Centre which is used for meetings, conferences, and houses both permanent and temporary exhibitions.
It's a place for reflection to promote Peace and Human Rights.
 
 
What remains of the Great War ?

From mid- May 2014 and until December 2018 , an exhibition of 600 m2 to understand the Great War and its relationship to our present, such is the ambition of this exhibition which aims to present, for families , young people and old.
This exhibition uses contemporary media , 3D cinema , augmented reality to discover the Great War in immersion and place the visitor at the heart of this conflict that affects an entire generation and impact throughout the twentieth century.
Military objects , civil, images ( prints, photographs, posters ) challenge the visitor their privacy , modernity and bring to light the life of a society at war . These lives , boulversées by grief , by economic difficulties , are eaten by this war, which is everywhere in daily life and where children are not spared .
This exhibition is intercative so that everyone can find what they want : culture, pleasure of discovery and want to know more . Animated maps and welcoming spaces offer a unique meeting place with history.

Production Meuse General Council in partnership with the Regional Council of Lorraine , the European Union, the Verdun Memorial , the World Peace Centre , freedoms and human rights .

Exhibition labeled "Centenary of the Great War ."
 

 

Period and opening timesOpen every day :
  •      6 thJanuary to 14th April: 10am to 12.30pm and from 14h to 18h
  •      from April 15 to November 15: from 10 to 18
  •      from 16 October to mid-December: 10am to 12.30pm and from 14h to 18h
You can see5 trail are proposed:
- Course Centenary of the Great War: exhibition "Whether he remains the Great War? "To find out how the first world war has profoundly transformed society: the role of women, military technology, health service of armies, hairy life, cultural effervescence, the first conflict in photos, geostrategic upheavals. specific pricing.
From mid-May 2014 and that until November 2018, an exhibition of 600 m2 to understand the Great War and its connection with our present, such is the ambition of this exhibition which will present, for families, young and old.
This exhibition uses contemporary media, 3D, cinema, augmented reality to discover the Great War in immersion and place the visitor at the heart of this conflict that affects a whole generation and impact the entire twentieth century.
Military objects, civil, images (prints, photographs, posters) challenge the visitor with their privacy, their modernity and bring to life a society at war. These lives, boulversées by grief, by economic difficulties, are eaten away by this war, which is everywhere in daily life and where children are not spared.
This exhibition is intercative so that everyone can find what he wants: culture, pleasure of discovery and want to know more. animated maps and usability of spaces offer a unique meeting place with history.

Production General Council of the Meuse in partnership with the Regional Council of Lorraine, the European Union, the Verdun Memorial, the World Peace Center, freedoms and human rights.

Exhibition labeled "Centenary of the Great War."


- Circuit Franco-German: understanding the special relations between the two countries: Franco-German friendship, couples Franco-German leaders, common history.

- Course freedoms, human rights and contemporary conflicts: rediscover citizenship, issues of human rights, understand contemporary conflicts: a renewed course every 6 months with new exhibitions.

- Courses of regional interest: art or memorial exhibitions to discover the creative wealth lorraine.

- Citizen course (free entry) in the gardens for adults and children, including a piece of the Berlin Wall, citizens thematic panels and a young citizen Course (6-11 years). 18th These gardens offer the most beautiful panorama of the city of Verdun.

Each course consists of an exhibition. Many events enrich our programming throughout the year (testimonies, film club, conferences ...). Find our news on www.cmpaix.eu and https://www.facebook.com/cmp.verdun

For school, coaching ability and educational workshop (on reservation).
Prices
Prices for SchoolchildrenExposure rates "Great War":
  • € 2 per pupil
  • 1 free for 10 paying pupils
  • € 5 per additional adult
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Latitude : 49.15890
Longitude : 5.38141
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