Research and documentation center
The museum houses a center for research and documentation. The reading room is open Monday to Friday during museum opening hours. The research center can be accessed via 51 bis boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg, 75007 Paris, by appointment only.
A comprehensive inventory check was performed following renovation works at the museum.
6,000 publications can be consulted, further completed by new acquisitions and donations from all or part of the collections belonging to Companions of the Liberation Fred Moore, Hubert Germain and Pierre-Henri Clostermann, Marie-Claire Hettier de Boislambert, Stéphane Inbona, Christine Levisse-Touzé and the Fondation de la Résistance.
The Museum of the Order of Liberation possesses photographic collections (approximately 30,000 photographs) on the following themes:
- Companions of the Liberation
- General de Gaulle (most notably between 1940 and 1945)
- The Free French journey
- Internal Resistance
The museum keeps individual records on the Companions of the Liberation and French Resistance medal holders, as well as thematic records forming extensive archival collections.
These collections are enriched each year by donations from families of the Companions, private individuals, and also by research in connection with other archive centers