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The permanent exhibition extends from the ground floor to the first floor of the House, via the conference room and the park.

Table interactive de l'exposition permanente de la Maison Jean Monnet

The ‘Summary’ room

In this room you will be able to view a 12-minute documentary based on a rare collection of videos, and discover how Jean Monnet met leading political figures from all over the world, working tirelessly for his vision of a united Europe.

The ‘Retrospective’ room

Through text, photo and video windows, the ‘Retrospective’ table will teach you more about every major step on Jean Monnet’s unique journey around the world, throughout the turbulent history of the 20th century.

The ‘Perspective’ room

In this room you can learn about Jean Monnet’s contribution to the launch and progression of the European project.

The ‘Vision’ room

The visit ends with this small reflection and research room, where visitors can stop a while to read or reflect. A collection of dozens of reference works on European history and Europe’s key figures is available for consultation. It is also possible to connect to the European Parliament’s online data tools and databases.

The Hans-Gert Pöttering room in the conference centre

Opened in 2008 by the then President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, in the presence of Jean Monnet’s family and the former European Parliament President and Italian Prime Minister Emilio Colombo, the conference room can host training courses and working sessions organised by the European institutions, as well as around 300 conferences a year for groups of visitors.