Learn what to expect when visiting the Centre Pompidou museum in Paris

The Pompidou’s permanent collection takes up a relatively small amount of the space when you consider this massive building’s other features: temporary exhibition galleries, with a special wing for design and architecture; a highly regarded free reference library (there’s often a queue of university students on Rue Renard waiting to get in); and the basement, which includes two cinemas, a theater, a dance space, and a small, free exhibition space.

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