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1 The Smoking Museum

2 To demonstrate how global attitudes toward smoking have developed and transformed over the years. Impression: Smoking is an archaic practice, long-since vanished from mainstream society. No smoking is permitted. Open: Tuesday – Sunday 2pm – 7pm Cost: 5 euros 10 euros for group tour

3 Location Located off of Rue Pache and Rue de le Roquette Métro Voltaire (line 9), exit 1 Bus 46, 56, 61, 69: station Voltaire - Place Léon Blum Between Bastille and Père Lachaise

4 History After the passage of the Loi Évin, (alcohol policy law), in 1991, the French government curbed tobacco advertising and began progressively restricting smoking in public spaces. 2001: the changing societal views of smoking behind these policy changes inspired Tigrane Hadengue and Mishka Seeliger.

5 Collections of… European pipes 17th-century clay pipes Peace pipes Hookahs Chinese opium pipes Egyptian shishas Snuffboxes Cigars Tobacco samples Hemp clothing Etchings Portraits Photographs Videos Live plants and smoking-themed artwork

6 Famous Faces Georges Sand Publically smoked tobacco at a time when such things were considered improper forles honnêtes femmes. 180 photos of famous figures smoking, among them, Brigitte Bardot, Madonna, Che Guevara, Paul McCartney, Bob Marley, Audrey Hepburn, and Marilyn Monroe

7 Vapormatic Deluxe Allows one to inhale plant essences without creating secondhand smoke *299 euros

8 Bookstore Books on the cultivation of tobacco to proven methods to quit smoking, from essays, poetry, novels, and the most thought-provoking pieces of writing to cartoons

9 Gift Shop Humidors for keeping cigars, pipes carved out of briar, stone or clay, highly colored blown-glass by modern artists, water pipes, vaporizations, oriental hookahs, videos, DVDs, souvenirs etc. Smoking devices of a revolutionary shape, designed to trap tar or to reduce passive smoke Also available posters, postcards and T-shirts from Le Musée du Fumeur. Pamphlets and leaflets on quitting smoking available

10 Sources Maya. Online image. 14 May 2012. Musée du Fumeur, Visite insolite, Devanture. Online image. 08 October 2011. 14 May 2012. Le musée. Online image. 14 May 2012. { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "ImageObject", "contentUrl": "http://images.slideplayer.com/3/1321222/slides/slide_10.jpg", "name": "Sources Maya.Online image. 14 May 2012. Musée du Fumeur, Visite insolite, Devanture.", "description": "Online image. 08 October 2011. 14 May 2012. Le musée. Online image. 14 May 2012.

11 Sources Works Cited Musée du Fumeur. (n.d.). Retrieved May 14, 2012, from ParisInfo: http://en.parisinfo.com/museum-monuments/1583/musee-du- fumeur Museedufumeur. (n.d.). Retrieved May 14, 2012, from http://www.museedufumeur.net/accueil/mdfEN.html Potts, R. (n.d.). Le Musée du Fumeur. Retrieved May 14, 2012, from The Smart Set from Drexel University: http://www.thesmartset.com/article/article0806070115.aspx Waldron, S. (2012, February 16). Le Musée du Fumeur. Retrieved May 14, 2012, from Brunette à Bicyclette: http://brunetteabicyclette.com/2012/02/16/le-musee-du-fumeur/


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