photographic service

rich collection of thousands of images and using the iconographic research.

Shooting in the halls of the Museum © National Maritime Museum / P.Dantec


Centered on the museum's collections but also maritime history, the fund has 30 000 black and white and color digital images (including 6 000 about museum objects and iconographic documents) viewed the Photographic Service.
The Photographic Service offers students, researchers and professionals wishing to illustrate their work the opportunity to acquire digital images (under certain conditions, see terms and rates below).


The requests for iconographic research and the orders are carried out:

  • by email to
  • by mail to: Musée national de la Marine, Photographic Service, Palais de Chaillot, 17, Place du Trocadero, Paris 75116.

See terms and rates 2017

Specific information

Such. 01 53 65 81 35
Fax. 01 53 65 69 42

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