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Visiting the Cité Nationale de l’Histoire de l’Immigration - Palais de la Porte!

  • Jun 3, 2012 · 2:15 PM
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Dear Expats,

Here comes yet another great opportunity for us to go and discover something new in this city of lights. After observing our hosts (French people) debating throughout March and April on different topics including the hottest one of them (immigration) and voting for the new president, I thought it would be a good idea to understand how this country has influenced the world and how it has been influenced through Immigration.

This Sunday, we’re going to the Cité Nationale de l’Histoire de l’Immigration - Palais de la Porte Dorée.

This cultural center traces two centuries of immigration in France. "Compass", the permanent exhibition, talks about the departure, the border, habitat, exclusion, work, mutual enrichment of cultures. The pictures, movies and many objects tell it all.

We’ll meet in front of the museum and get in together. It would be nicer to picnic after our tour in the museum; if the weather gets nice (the weather forecast isn’t very nice on Sunday afternoon so far). For now, let’s just say we’ll have a drink after the visit.

CHANY:[masked]

More details:

Site internet : www.histoire-immigration.fr

E-mail : [masked]

tel : [masked]
fax :[masked]

Quartier : Bercy / Tolbiac / Bois de Vincennes

Metro: Porte Dorée


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  • A former member
    A former member

    I was not so impressed by the exhibition but I'm really glad I got to see the Art Deco furniture and frescoes in this museum. Thanks for thinking of it.

    June 3, 2012

  • Jean M.

    Hi guys,

    Still in the metro now. How I can find you if arrive late?

    June 3, 2012

  • Brit

    the description says 'We’ll meet in front of the museum and get in together.'

    June 3, 2012

  • LeH-LeH

    Hi, can i know the exact meeting point? the Porte Duree metro station???

    June 3, 2012

  • Michael

    Hey Peter, never mind...You can either put on your jeans or Shorts&polo. I think most of us will be dressed up the same way. So see you tomorrow.

    June 2, 2012

  • Frank-ophile

    I just came over from LA and want to make sure LA casual is the OK mode of dress for a Sunday outing (jeans/shorts/polo/t-shirt?

    June 2, 2012

  • Loulou K.

    Oh gosh I'm sorry I forgot Sunday was mother's day! I will have to stay with her to celebrate! I really wished I had come though! I hope another time!

    June 1, 2012

  • Michael

    Hi Loulou, you're most welcome to join. See you on sunday then.

    May 30, 2012

  • Loulou K.

    Is it ok if I'm French?

    1 · May 30, 2012

  • Wilma M.

    Again and again so sorry since I'm still here back home...and can only imagine the sunny Paris for you all. Have a blessed nice sunny day again today. Warm regards from Jakarta, WL-

    1 · May 30, 2012

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