Musée de France. A living, historical and public space – discover the multifaceted identity of a monument like the National center for theatrical costume and design and learn more about its past, future and current missions. The mission of the CNCS is to preserve, study and promote a heritage of over 10,000 performing arts costumes from theater, opera and ballet.
The National center for theatrical costume and design is part of a pilot scheme for the conservation of a unique cultural heritage. With collections of more than 10,000 costumes, comprising some 23,000 objects, the CNCS is one of the world’s biggest museums specializing in stage costume.