Museums/Galleries in Paris

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Museums/Galleries in Paris

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Chocostory: Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat
Considering that a daily dose of chocolate is practically obligatory...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine
The greatest gems of French architecture are represented at the...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Espace Salvador-Dalí
One of several museums dedicated to the Surrealist master, the...
Museums / Galleries Montmartre
 
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
There's no shortage of museums in Paris, but this eye-catching...
Museums / Galleries, Gardens / Arboretums Montparnasse
 
Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
Photography has deep roots in Montparnasse, as great experimenters...
Museums / Galleries Montparnasse
 
Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent
With his business partner, Pierre Bergé, the late fashion designer...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Grand Palais
With its curved-glass roof and gorgeously restored Belle Époque...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Champs-Élysées
 
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
With a parade of taxidermied animals ranging from the tiniest...
Museums / Galleries The Latin Quarter
 
Institut du Monde Arabe
This eye-catching metal-and-glass tower by architect Jean Nouvel...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries The Latin Quarter
 
Jeu de Paume
This Napoleon III-era building at the north entrance of the Jardin...
Museums / Galleries Around the Louvre
 
La Gaîté Lyrique
One of Paris's newest contemporary art venues combines innovative...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
La Maison Rouge
One of the city's premier spaces for contemporary art, La Maison...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Paris
 
Le 104
Le Cent Quatre takes its name from its address in a rough-around-the-edges...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Paris
 
Le Musée de la Préfecture de Police
Crime buffs will enjoy this museum hidden on the second floor...
Museums / Galleries The Latin Quarter
 
Les Arts Décoratifs
Sharing a wing of the Musée du Louvre, but with a separate entrance...
Museums / Galleries Around the Louvre
 
The Louvre
The most recognized symbol of Paris is the Tour Eiffel, but the...
Museums / Galleries Around the Louvre
 
Maison de Baccarat
Designer Philippe Starck brought an irreverent Alice in Wonderland...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Much of the credit for the city's ascendancy as a hub of international...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée Carnavalet
If it has to do with Parisian history, it's here. A fascinating...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée Cernuschi
Wealthy Milanese banker and patriot Enrico (Henri) Cernuschi...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée Cognacq-Jay
One of the loveliest museums in Paris, this 16th-century Rococo-style...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
This excellent museum traces the tempestuous history of French...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Although the city's modern art museum hasn't generated a buzz...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Musée d'Orsay
Opened in 1986, this gorgeously renovated Belle Époque train...
Museums / Galleries St-Germain-des-Prés
 
Musée Dapper
Dedicated to the art of Africa and the African diaspora, the...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Musée de Cluny
Built on the ruins of Roman baths, the Hôtel de Cluny has been...
Museums / Galleries The Latin Quarter
 
Musée de l'Érotisme
What better place for the Museum of Erotic Art than smack in...
Museums / Galleries Montmartre
 
Musée de l'Orangerie
The lines can be long to see Claude Monet's huge, meditative...
Museums / Galleries Around the Louvre
 
Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature
Mark this down as one of Paris's most bizarre—and fascinating—collections...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée de la Monnaie
Louis XVI transferred the royal mint to this imposing mansion...
Museums / Galleries St-Germain-des-Prés
 
Musée de la Poupée
Providing an impressive overview of dolls through the ages, this...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée de la Vie Romantique
A visit to the charming Museum of the Romantic Life, dedicated...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée de Montmartre
In its turn-of-the-20th-century heyday, the building—now home...
Museums / Galleries Montmartre
 
Musée Delacroix
The final home of artist Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) contains...
Museums / Galleries St-Germain-des-Prés
 
Musée des Arts et Métiers
Science buffs should not miss this cavernous museum, Europe's...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée du Parfum
More of a showroom than a museum, the small exhibit run by parfumier...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée du Quai Branly
This eye-catching museum overlooking the Seine was built by star...
Museums / Galleries Around the Eiffel Tower
 
Musée du Vin
Oenophiles with some spare time will enjoy this quirky museum...
Museums / Galleries Western Paris
 
Musée Edith Piaf
Devotees will appreciate the tiny two-room apartment where the...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Paris
 
Musée Grévin
If you like wax museums, this one founded in 1882 ranks among...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée Guimet
The outstanding Musée Guimet boasts the western world's biggest...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Musée Jacquemart-André
Perhaps the city's best small museum, the opulent Musée Jacquemart-André...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée Maillol
Bronzes by Art Deco sculptor Aristide Maillol (1861–1944), whose...
Museums / Galleries St-Germain-des-Prés
 
Musée Marmottan Monet
A few years ago the underrated Marmottan tacked "Monet" onto...
Museums / Galleries Western Paris
 
Musée National de la Légion d'Honneur
A must for military-history buffs, the National Museum of the...
Museums / Galleries St-Germain-des-Prés
 
Musée National de la Marine
Perfect for naval and history buffs, this underrated museum in...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Musée National Gustave-Moreau
Visiting the quirky town house and studio of painter Gustave...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée Nissim de Camondo
The story of the Camondo family is steeped in tragedy, and it's...
Museums / Galleries Les Grands Boulevards
 
Musée Picasso
To the chagrin of Picasso fans everywhere, this immensely popular...
Museums / Galleries The Marais
 
Musée Rodin
Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) briefly made his home and studio in...
Museums / Galleries, Gardens / Arboretums Around the Eiffel Tower
 
Musée Zadkine
The sculptor Ossip Zadkine spent nearly four decades living in...
Museums / Galleries, Gardens / Arboretums Montparnasse
 
Palais de Chaillot
This honey-color Art Deco cultural center on Place du Trocadéro...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues, Gardens / Arboretums Champs-Élysées
 
Palais de la Découverte
The Palace of Discovery, a popular science museum in the rear...
Museums / Galleries, Observatories / Planetariums Champs-Élysées
 
Palais de Tokyo
The go-to address for some of the city's funkiest exhibitions...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode
The city's Museum of Fashion occupies a suitably fashionable...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Champs-Élysées
 
Pavillon de l'Arsenal
If your knowledge of Paris history is nul (nil), stop here for...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Paris
 
Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
The "little" palace has a small, overlooked collection of excellent...
Museums / Galleries Champs-Élysées
 
Pinacothèque de Paris
The Pinacothèque, one of the city's most original art spaces...
Museums / Galleries Around the Louvre
 
Tenniseum
This sprawling museum, sponsored by the French Tennis Federation...
Museums / Galleries Western Paris
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