From April 16, 2022, come on the date of your choice to discover the exhibition-event Machu Picchu and the treasures of Peru at the Cité de l’Architecture & du patrimoine – Palais de Chaillot in Paris.
Masterpieces and symbolic objects, it is more than 190 original pieces from one of the greatest Peruvian museums, brought together for the first time, some of which have never left Peru which will be to be discovered : frontal headdress, funerary mask, imperial trousseau , silver crown, one of the most impressive gold collections ever exhibited.One of the most impressive gold collections ever exhibited. From a surprising and immersive staging, immerse yourself in the enchanting environment of the Incas, heirs to the ecological, technological and artistic successes of the civilizations of ancient Peru.
An immersive experience
Beyond the traditional exhibition of remarkable archaeological objects, the « Machu Picchu and the treasures of Peru » exhibition is a real immersive experience in the universe of the societies of ancient Peru which, for more than 3000 years, shaped the great history of Andean civilization. In line with the desire to create emotions and meaning, the exhibition offers innovative solutions to better exhibit and communicate the tangible and intangible heritage that Peru and its museums preserve.
Augmented reality, which integrates visual and audible digital content (texts, images, videos, 3D animated objects), makes it possible to combine virtual and real objects; while reality literally allows the visitor to enter a virtual monumental environment. You can’t travel to Peru, Machu Picchu comes to you! The Experience, with a VR headset, thus offers the very first Machu Picchu expedition in virtual reality. An Escape Game, included with the exhibition, will also be offered. This survey will allow you to extend the experience by discovering the Galleries of the City of Architecture & Heritage.
1 Place du Trocadéro and 11 November