Denis Diderot House of Enlightenment
|La Maison des Lumières Denis Diderot|
|Established||October 5, 2013|
|Location||1, place Pierre Burelle 52200 Langres|
The House of Enlightenment, Denis Diderot or La Maison des Lumières Denis Diderot (MLDD) is housed in the Hotel du Breuil de Saint Germain located in Langres (Champagne-Ardenne region of France) built in the sixteenth century and rebuilt in the eighteenth century. The museum is dedicated to Denis Diderot the French philosopher, writer, art critic, and his work the Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers.
The house is organized into 10 themed rooms, or salles, including a chronology of the Enlightenment, Denis Diderot in Langres and his later life in Paris, Diderot's journey to Russia, Diderot and art criticism, theater criticism, Diderot and music, the Encyclopedia.
The museum is open all year, Tuesdays–Sundays. The explanations of the exhibits are not multilingual but an audio guide, Diderot et sa ville, is available in Dutch, English, French or German (2013).
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- Official website of the museum in Langres
- Generell informationen about the museum (PDF; 1,2 MB)
- Official poster for the museum, MLDD
- Video documentation of the opening day of Dailymotion