Porte Dauphine (Paris Métro)

The selectable maps and pictures within this page illustrate facts about Porte Dauphine (Paris Métro). Porte Dauphine (Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny) is a station of the Paris Métro. It is the western terminus of Line 2. Nearby, one can transfer to the RER C at Avenue Foch station (with no direct transfer). Paris Dauphine University is nearby.

The station contains one of the only two remaining aedicules originally designed by Hector Guimard (1867–1942), the Art Nouveau architect who was originally commissioned by the Compagnie du Métropolitain de Paris (CMP) in 1899 to design the entrances for the Métro stations. (The other is at Abbesses.)

History

The Porte Dauphine station was inaugurated on 13 December 1900. At the time, Line 2 had only been completed as far as Charles de Gaulle – Étoile. It now runs from Porte Dauphine around the northern part of Paris, through Montmartre, around to its eastern terminus at the Place de la Nation. It is named after Porte Dauphine, a gate in the 19th-century Thiers wall of Paris. Its subtititle honours Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny.

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Station layout

  • Note: The station is on a loop, so the westbound/drop-off and eastbound platforms are slightly offset.
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Close places of interest

Musée de la Contrefaçon (0.11 km)

The Musée de la Contrefaçon is a museum of counterfeiting. It is located at 16, rue de la Faisanderie, in the XVIe arrondissement of Paris, France, and open daily except Monday; an admission fee is charged. The nearest métro and RER stations are Porte Dauphine and Avenue Foch. The museum was established in 1951 by Union des Fabricants (Unifab), an organization of manufacturers. It currently exhibits more than 350 items, pairing each counterfeit with its authentic original. A wide variety of items are displayed, including toys, pens, clothes, tools, toiletries, luxury goods, etc.

Gare de l'Avenue Foch (0.13 km)

Gare de l'Avenue Foch is a station in Paris' express suburban rail system, the RER. It is situated in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It had previous been called Avenue du Bois de Boulogne as part of the Auteuil line but was renamed following the change to the road itself. Lines serving this station Adjacent Station Porte Dauphine on Paris Métro Line 2 is within walking distance.

Musée d'Ennery (0.35 km)

The Musée d'Ennery is a national museum of Asian art located in the XVIe arrondissement at 59, avenue Foch, Paris, France. The museum has grown from a private collection first begun in the second half of the 19th century by Clémence d'Ennery, wife of playwright Adolphe Philippe d'Ennery (1811–1899). In 1875 she built today's mansion in the Second Empire style, and in 1892 she began to transition it to a public museum with the help of Georges Clemenceau and Emile Deshayes, curator of the Guimet Museum. It was inaugurated as a public museum in 1908.

Musée d'Art Dentaire Pierre Fauchard (0.35 km)

The Musée d'Art Dentaire Pierre Fauchard is a museum of dental history located in the 16th arrondissement at the Académie Nationale de Chirurgie Dentaire, 22 Rue Émile Ménier, Paris, France. It is open Wednesday afternoons by appointment. The nearest métro and RER stations are Porte Dauphine, Avenue Foch, and Victor Hugo. The museum dates to 1879 when Parisian dentists began to organize a dental school; with it the Musée d'Art Dentaire was established to display old techniques and tools. By 1892 its collection contained around 300 items.

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