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Museums in Paris, France

This is a listing of the most known museums in Paris

 

Remember that:

Museums usually open from 10am to 6pm

Museums in Paris usually closed on Monday or Tuesday

Find our selection of best Museums in Paris in our Best of Paris Guide

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Address : Quai François-Mauriac
Opening hours : Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00 a.m to 8.00 p.m, Sundays from 12 noon to 7.00 p.m
Phone : Tel : 33(0)1 53 79 59 59 (voice server)
Metro/Bus : Lines 6 (Quai de la gare),14 and RER C (Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand) - Bus: 89, 62 and 132

The French National Bibliotheque (Bibliothèque Nationale de France) BNF - is also know as the Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand...

Bourdelle Museum

Address : 18, Rue Antoine Bourdelle
Opening hours : Every day except Monday and holidays, from 10 to 18.
Phone : 01 49 54 73 73
Metro/Bus : Montparnasse - Bienvenüe

Over 500 works of sculpture in marble, plaster, bronze...

Carnavalet Museum

Address : 23 Rue de Sévigné
Opening hours : from 10 am to 6pm closed on Monday
Phone : 01 44 59 58 58
Metro/Bus : Metro : Chemin Vert, Saint-Paul // Bus : 29, 69, 76, 96

In The Marais district of Paris, the Musée Carnavalet offers the visitor a large collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and decorative arts on the history of Paris since its origins to the present time...

CENTQUATRE

Address : 104 rue d'Aubervilliers
Opening hours : From Monday to Sunday, 12:00 am - 7:00pm
Phone : Tel: + 33 (0)1 53 35 50 00
Metro/Bus : Stalingrad

CENTQUATRE is a place of artistic creation and artistic production in Paris...

Centre Georges Pompidou

Address : Place Georges Pompidou
Opening hours : Museum and Exhibitions: 11am to 9pm, (last admissions 8pm), except Tuesdays and May 1.
Phone : Standard : +33 (0)1 44 78 12 33 (recorded message, Sundays and public holidays, and from 7.30pm)
Metro/Bus : M° Rambuteau (lines 11), M° Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 et 11) - RER Châtelet les Halles (lines A et B) - Bus: 21, 29, 38, 47, 58, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75, 76, 81, 85, 96

The Centre Pompidou, called as well Beaubourg, was born in February 1977 to focus on all forms of modern and contemporary creation: sculpture, painting, books, cinema, video, performances, music...

Cité nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration

Address : Palais de la Porte Dorée
293, avenue Daumesnil
Opening hours : 10am to 5-30 pm from tuesday to friday and 10am to 7pm saturday and sunday.
Phone : 01 53 59 58 60
Metro/Bus : By métro : Porte Dorée (ligne 8) - By bus : 46 et PC2

Cité nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration, (National city of the history of immigration) is a public corporation located the Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris...

Fondation Cartier

Address : 261, Boulevard Raspail
Opening hours : Open every day except Monday, from 11h to 20h, 22h on Tuesdays.
Phone : 01 42 18 56 50
Metro/Bus : Raspail

The Cartier Foundation welcomes all forms of contemporary art without restrictions

Gaîté Lyrique

Address : 3 bis rue Papin
Opening hours : open Tuesday to Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Closed on mondays and national holidays.
Metro/Bus : Réaumur-Sébastopol: lines 3, 4 // Arts et Métiers: lines 3, 11 // Strasbourg Saint-Denis: lines 4, 8, 9

Gaîté lyrique is a new museum in Paris dedicated to digital culture: film-making, animation film-making, theatre, dance, music, visual arts, design, graphic design, motion design, musical film, architecture...

Grévin Museum

Address : 10, boulevard Montmartre
Opening hours : Every day from 10.00 a.m to 6:30 p.m (the registers close at 6.00 p.m)
Phone : + 33 1 47 70 85 05
Metro/Bus : M° Grands Boulevards (lignes 8 et 9)

Discover a completely renovated Grévin Museum in Paris. Experience the Spirit of Paris of yesterday and of today with astounding scenes : the major events of the 20th Century, French history and. the latest news

Guimet Museum

Address : 6, place d'Iéna
Opening hours : Every day except Tuesdays, 10am to 6pm
Phone : 33 1 56 52 53 00
Metro/Bus : Métro : Iéna / Trocadéro / Boissière. Bus : n° 63, 82, 32, 22, 30

The Guimet Museum of Asian Arts in Paris is one of the best and most comprehensive in the world in his specialty...

Hotel de Soubise

Address : 60 rue des Francs-Bourgeois
Opening hours : Closed: January 1st, Easter Monday, May 1, 8 May, Whit Monday, Ascension Day, National Day: 14 July, 15 August, 1 November, 11 November and 25 December
Phone : 33 1 40 27 60 97
Metro/Bus : Rambuteau (Line 11) / Métro: St Paul (Line 1)

Within the Hotel de Soubise, the Museum of the History of France was founded by Napoleon III in 1867

Jeu de Paume

Address : 1, place de la Concorde
Opening hours : Tuesday (night): 12h to 21h Wednesday to Friday: 12h to 19h Saturday and Sunday: 10h to 19h Closed Mondays
Phone : 01 47 03 12 50
Metro/Bus : Métro : Concorde (lines 1, 8, 12) Bus : 24, 42, 72, 73, 84, 94

The so called Jeu de Paume in Paris now a days, is a gallery that aims to introduce visitors to the art of the image...

La Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine

Address : 1, PLACE DU TROCADÉRO
Opening hours : From 12am to 8pm from Monday to Sunday. Closed on Tuesday.
Phone : +33 (0)1 58 51 52 00
Metro/Bus : Trocadéro (lignes 9 et 6) and Iéna (ligne 9) - Bus : 63, 32, 82 - RER : Champs de Mars Tour Eiffel (RER C)

The Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine is a new kind of cultural institution and the biggest architectural centre in the world...

Louvre

Address : 4 Place du Louvre
Opening hours : Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Wednesday, Friday: from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. - closed on Tuesday
Phone : (33) 01 40 20 53 17
Metro/Bus : Bus : 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 76, 81, 95 - Metro : Palais Royal Musée du Louvre

Largest museum of France, The Louvre Museum (Le Musée du Louvre in French) presents collections of western art from the Middle Ages to 1850, and the antique civilisations that have preceded and influenced this art..

Maillol Museum

Address : 61, Rue de Grenelle
Opening hours : 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ticket sales until 18.15
Phone : 01 42 22 59 58
Metro/Bus : Sèvres - Babylone - Rue du bac

Fondation Dina Vierny-Maillol Museum presents more than Maillol's work in many other collections of modern art.

Maison Européenne de la Photographie

Address : 5 Rue de Fourcy
Opening hours : Every day except monday and tuesday from 11am to 8pm. Ticket sales close at 7:30pm
Phone : 01 44 78 75 00
Metro/Bus : Métro: Saint Paul ou Pont Marie // Bus: 67, 69, 96 ou 76 // Vélib' : Station n°4010 : 105-109 Terre plein Saint Paul

The Maison Européenne de la Photographie known as MEP, is a major centre for contemporary photogtraphic art. 

Montmartre Museum

Address : 12, Rue Cortot
Opening hours : along the year every day from 10 a.m to 6 p.m
Phone : 01 49 25 89 37
Metro/Bus : Métros : Lamarck-Caulaincourt, Anvers et le funiculaire. Bus : (Montmartrobus), 80.

Montmartre Museum was installed in 1961 in the House Rosimond, 12 rue Cortot, Paris.

Museum of Modern Art

Address : 11, avenue du Président Wilson
Opening hours : Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Late opening on Thursdays until 10pm (exhibitions only).
Phone : 01 53 67 40 00
Metro/Bus : Metro: Alma-Marceau Pont de l'Alma or Iéna RER C - Buses: 32, 42, 63, 72, 80, 92 - Velib: 2, avenue Marceau

Built on the occasion of the International Exhibition of 1937, the Museum of Modern Art (Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris) was officially opened in 1961. Temporary exhibitions form a major part of the museum's activity....

Musée de l'Orangerie

Address : Jardin des Tuileries
Opening hours : Every day except tuesday from 9am to 7pm
Phone : +33 (0)1-44-50-43-00
Metro/Bus : Métro : 1, 8, 12 station Concorde - Bus : 24, 42, 52, 72, 73, 84, 94 at Concorde

Musée de l'Orangerie: The world’s most famous water lilies — the ones painted by Monet — have a refurbished home at this museum, which reopened in May 2006 after six years of renovations...

Your comments : Museums

The Louvre
- Annonymous
(23 Nov 2012 - 08:30)
This art gallery is sooooo awesome I love it
Museums
- Lila
(25 Apr 2012 - 22:45)
L'Orangerie and the d'Orsay closed at 5:00 this week--April 18 and 24. This should be corrected on this site.
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(10 Apr 2011 - 11:45)
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