Revolutionized exhibition The Conciergerie and the Sainte-Chapelle are all that remains of the Palais de la Cité, the seat of the Capetian dynasty built in the Middle Ages. As the first Parisian residence of the kings of France, the palace was abandoned when the kings moved to the Louvre and the Château de Vincennes in the late 14th century. During the French Revolution, the Conciergerie was used as a court and a prison, where Marie-Antoinette, Danton and Robespierre were held. A new exhibition now offers visitors an augmented reality experience with a journey through the history of France, thanks to an interactive tablet, the HistoPad. It incorporates digital technology to create an immersive experience, including the virtual reconstructions of the medieval and revolutionary rooms. The Conciergerie is run by the Centre des Monuments Nationaux.
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