France’s annual National Heritage Days : Renault will open the Ile Seguin Pavilion
To mark France’s annual National Heritage Days, Renault will open the Ile Seguin Pavilion in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, to the public this Saturday and Sunday (September 14-15). Guided tours will be available, along with a ‘Return to the 1930s’ exhibition featuring the Renault Monasix.
The the Ile Seguin Pavilion, which was officially opened in 2012, relates the history of this River Seine landmark from medieval days through to 2018, with a special emphasis on Renault’s activities on the island. The French carmaker will take advantage of the National Heritage Days weekend to provide guided tours of the site, with contributions from former staff thanks to the inputs of ATRIS, AMETIS and Renault Histoire:
- Saturday, September 14, and Sunday, September 15: visits at 11am and 3pm.
- Sunday, September 15 (4:30pm): ‘Le Travail en Perruque’… a presentation of objects made from the materials employed for the company’s products.
These visits are free of charge. Interested parties can book by e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or by telephone (+33 1 47 61 91 70). A 1930 Monasix will also be on display. It was the first mid-range Renault to be powered by a six-cylinder engine and was noted for its interior space which made it the roomiest saloon car in its class. Not only was it economical and strong, but it also built up an enviable record in motorsport. Five different versions were available.
The the Ile Seguin Pavilion opening hours:Saturday, September 14, and Sunday, September 15 (National Heritage days): 10am to 6pm