Musée National du Moyen-Age: Thermes et Hôtel de Cluny

Courtyard and Tower

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries: Museum of the Middle Ages: Small but eminently important, the Musée National du Moyen-Age (National Museum of the Middle Ages), has a range of medieval sculptures and artifacts dedicated to the everyday life, the art and history of France during the Middle Ages. Located right in the Latin Quarter, the […]

Archives Nationales Paris – Housing the History of France

French National Archives

Archives Nationales – A National Archives Created During the French Revolution: One of the most important sites in Paris, and perhaps one that is relatively unknown to visitors, is the Archives Nationales in the Marais District. Created during the French Revolution under the orders of Napoleon, the French National Archives hold one of the largest and […]

A Fascinating Visit to the Paris Chocolate Museum

Paris chocolate museum

The Musée Gourmand du Chocolat Has 4,000 Years of Cocoa History: We normally wouldn’t have gone to a chocolate museum like the Musée Gourmand du Chocolat as on the surface, it seems like something that’s been created just for tourists.  However, it was one of the free attractions in our Paris Pass and so we called […]

Musée Guimet: Asian Art

Guimet Asian Art Museum

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries – Musée Guimet: Located at 6, place d’Iéna, facing the equestrian statue of George Washington is the Musée Guimet, one of the largest collections of Asian Art, outside of Asia.   The Musée National Guimet has the most important panoramic collection of Indian, Chinese, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Japanese, Nepalese and Tibetan art […]