Major Paris Museums and Galleries (1)

Paris: Museums and Galleries Centre Georges Pompidou Maison Européenne de la Photographie Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Musée d'Orsay Musée du Cinema Musée du Louvre … [Read more...]

Musée du Romantisme ( Museum of Romantic Life)

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries Le Musée du Romantisme, the Museum of Romantic Life, in a rather romantic garden off the street, recreates the atmosphere of the times of the famous novelist Georges Sand and her circle. Aurore Dupin, baronne Dudevant (1804-1876), was a … [Read more...]

Palais de Tokyo, Site de Création Contemporaine

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries The Palais de Tokyo is the first art institution in the world to remain open from noon to midnight, everyday except Monday. You can drop by after seeing a movie or dining out! The most avant-garde art museum in Western Europe, it makes a point of … [Read more...]

Musée de la Musique

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries The Musée de la Musique is the "jewel in the crown" of the Cité de la Musique, in the Parc de la Villette; it houses one of the richest collections of musical instruments in the world - over 4500 pieces from the 200 year old … [Read more...]

The Musée de la Monnaie (The French Mint)

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries The Musée de la Monnaie (The French Mint) is conveniently located in the suitably impressive neo-classic Hôtel de la Monnaie facing the Louvre, and offers tours and activities that are especially orientated toward a young audience. It … [Read more...]

Musée des Arts Décoratifs – Musée de la Mode et du Textile

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries There's also another fashion museum in Paris at the Louvre: the Musée des Arts Décoratifs was created after the success of the historic Expositions Universelles, and the Musée de la Mode et du Textile opened in the Marsan wing of the … [Read more...]

Musée de la Mode et du Costume de la Ville de Paris

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries The museum is closed for renovations and is due to be re-opened in Autumn 2013. The Museum of Fashion in Paris is housed in the Palais Galliéra, which was built in Renaissance style at the end of the 19th century. It contains clothing … [Read more...]