Museums

Museums in Paris

There is one activity that is very popular, especially if you are interested in one special subject, or if it is raining, and that is museums. In Paris, you can find many museums, and among them one of the most famous museums in the world, the Louvre. In addition to Louvre, you can also find fashion museums, a Military History Museum, several museums dealing with the history of Paris and France, and many other interesting museums.

We will feature some museums here in our Paris Guide, and hope you will find some museum that sounds interesting as you keep on reading.

Museums in Paris

Grand Palais

Rèunion des musèes nationaux - Grand Palais, better known as Rmn-GP, is a museum in the capital of France. The Grand Palais is located in the centre of Paris nearby to the main attractions in the city. The Grand Palais is one of the most visited museums in Paris and every year it attracts millions...

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National Museum of Modern Art

The National Museum of Modern Art is located within the walls of the Georges Pompidou Centre. On the third and the fourth floor of the centre you can find the exhibitions of the National Museum of Modern Art. On the third floor you can find the temporary exhibitions, while you on the fourth floor can...

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Louvre

Louvre was orignally a Royal Palace, but today it is famous because of the museum found on the inside. The first palace was built here in the 12th century, which rather looked like a fortress. During the reign of Charles V they expanded the building and later several other rulers kept on building more and...

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Musée du Luxembourg

Musée du Luxembourg was between 1750 and 1780 the first painting gallery in Paris displaying works of Titian, Da Vinci and lots of other famous masters. Today many of the famous works once located in Musée du Luxembourg have been moved to other Paris museums. Musée du Luxembourg19 rue de Vaugirard, 75006 ParisMetro: Saint Germain...

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Musée d’Orsay

Musée d'Orsay is located not far away from the Louvre Museum, and many people consider these two museums to be the best of all museums in Paris. In Musée d'Orsay you can find more of modern art, while the focus is more on classical art in Louvre. See paintings and art from Monet, Gaugin, Degas,...

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Carnavalet Museum

Carnavalet Museum is the museum for those interested in or in love with history, and then especially the history of Paris. In the beautiful Carnavalet Museum you can get to know the history of Paris, and all free of charge. The Carnavalet Museum is closed as most other museums on Mondays. Carnavalet MuseumHôtel Carnavalet, 23,...

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Exhibitions in Paris

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