Jul 16, 2010

Maison de Radio France is located at 116, Avenue du Président Kennedy, near the Pont de Grenelle (Grenelle Bridge), 16 th arrondissement. Built between 1953 and 1963, it’s a home of Radio France in Paris. The cylindrical building of 500 metres in circumference and tower 68 metres high make it beautiful.

In Musée de Radio France

There is a Museum of the History of Radio and Television (Musée de Radio France) inside the building. Established in 1966, it traces the history of those media from its very origins, including the 1793 Chappe telegraph, and crystal receivers. There are 2000 objects include prototypes and commercial devices, archival documents, photographs, and manuscripts, replicas of early radio laboratories and studios, and exhibits.

Station on Paris metro: Ranelagh, Mirabeau