Musée Baccarat

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Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries The Baccarat Museum is housed in a prestigious mansion on Place des Etats-Unis – once the home of art patron Marie-Laure, Viscountess de Noailles (1920-1970) who held fabulous parties there attended by artists like Man Ray, Cocteau and Dali. The decor is something else; created by trend-setting designer Philippe Starck […]

Musée Grévin: waxworks that live!

Musée Grévin Wax Museum

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries – Musée Grévin Before I visited the Musée Grévin in Paris, I was doubtful about enjoying a wax museum visit. But the Musée Grévin’s 450 or so wax figures soon changed my misconception of wax museums being just rooms full of emotionless wax models of significant individuals or movie stars. […]