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Peg's Picks - My Top 11 Museum's of Paris



 Through your travel agent and some websites, you can purchase a pass to visit any Musee in Paris for one price.  Also, find out if the museum offers a 'Free Admission Day', which use to be on Sunday or Monday.

1.  Le Musée du Louvre
    One of the richest museums in the world – paintings, sculptures, works of art…
Address:
    75001 Paris
    Tél : 01 40 20 50 50

2.  Le Château de Versailles
    Wanted by Louis XIV, the Sun King, here is the dazzlingly beautiful residence of the kings of France, from 1682 until the revolution of 1789.
Address:
    78000 Versailles
    Tél : 01 30 38 78 00

3.  Le Musée d’Orsay
    In the ancient Orsay railway station, the Museum features a vast panorama of the French and European art from 1848 through 1914 – paintings, sculptures, furniture…
Address:
    62, rue de Lille
    75007 Paris
    Tél : 01 40 49 48 14

4.  Les Galeries nationales du Grand Palais
    Erected between 1897 and 1900, the Grand Palais welcomes prestigious international exhibitions.
Address:
    3 avenue du Général-Eisenhower
    75008 Paris
    Tél : 01 44 13 17 30

5. Le Petit Palais
    The Paris museum of fine arts and architecture, completely refurbished.
Address:
    Avenue Winston Churchill
    75008 Paris
    Tél : 01 53 43 40 00

6.  Le Musée Rodin
    The Hotel Biron, surrounded by its park, features Rodin’s great talent – sculptures, drawings – and sculptures by Camille Claudel.
Address:
    79, rue de Varenne
    75007 Paris
    Tél : 01 44 18 61 10

7.  Le Musée Carnavalet
    The history of the town of Paris, from prehistory to today – paintings, sculptures, furniture and models.
Address:
    23, rue de Sévigné
    75003 Paris
    Tél : 01 44 59 58 58

8.  Le Musée Picasso
    Set up in the Hotel Salé, in the Marais district, the Museum keeps a unique collection of Picasso’s work – paintings, ceramics, drawings, engravings.
Address:
    Hôtel Salé 5, rue de Thorigny
    75003 PARIS
    Tél : 01 42 71 25 21

9.  Le Musée d’Art Moderne
    The collections of the Museum, displayed in the Palais de Tokyo, built in 1937, illustrate the main trends of the XXth century art.
Address:
    11, avenue du Président Wilson
    75116 Paris
    Tél : 01 53 67 40 00

10. Le Musée du Quai Branly
    The Musée du Quai Branly, dedicated to the “first arts” of Africa, Asia and Oceania, gives back to the non occidental civilisations their whole place in the history of art and humanity.
Address:
    37 Quai Branly. 75007 Paris.
    Tel: 01 56 61 70 00

11. Centre Beaubourg
    At the Centre Pompidou, completely focused on modern and contemporary creation, the visual arts rub shoulders with theatre, music, cinema, literature. In the heart of Paris, a building the architecture of which symbolises the spirit of the 20th century.
Address:
    19 rue Beaubourg. 75004 Paris
    Tel: 01 44 78 12 33

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