Paris: Palais du Trocadéro

Country: France
Department, Region: Paris, Île-de-France
City: Paris
Location: Place du Trocadéro

Conference centre, concert hall and museum complex, built 1878 by Davioud and Bourdais for the Paris World Exposition 1878. Concert hall (i. e. the central part of the building) demolished in 1937.

Subsequently, extensive rebuilding of the remaining parts of the building. Re-opened 1937 as "Palais Chaillot", containing a theatre and several museums.

The 1878 Cavaillé-Coll pipe organ was saved and first transferred to the "Palais Chaillot". In 1977, it was again transferred to the Auditorium Maurice Ravel in Lyon.

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