Paris Museums

Paris museums Visiting Paris is usually paired with visiting the gorgeous art museums and museums of history and cultural events.

The Louvre museum is likely the most frequented museum in Paris, because of the famous pieces that are available for viewing. There are actually over 70 museums to visit in Paris, and you could quite easily spend over a year touring each one and becoming familiar with all of the historical pieces and galleries.

Millions of visitors flood the Paris museums each year, hoping to catch a glimpse of a famous work of art or view something that is part of world famous history.

Many people wait in line for hours just to see the Mona Lisa! Centre Pompidou is also an important and widely popular museum that features creative architecture and modern design.

Its apparent that art museums are the central focus of all museums in Paris, but some are unique and set themselves apart.

The Cite des Sciences at de l’Industrie is a museum that focuses on instilling hands on scientific activity to its visitors.

Unlike art museums, you actually get to touch almost everything in this museum! Its one of the most popular science museums, especially since it also attracts millions of Paris museum enthusiasts each year!

Parisian museums are no doubt popular, and extremely beautiful. If you are up for the task, then it is possible to visit all of them and give yourself an amazing visual study of the world!

Beaubourg – Georges Pompidou Center
Rue du Renard Paris 4e
Tel : 33 1 44 78 12 33
Carnavalet Museum Paris
23, rue Sévignée, Paris 3e
Tel: (+33) 1 44 59 58 58
Fax: (+33) 1 44 59 58 10
www.carnavalet.paris.fr
Château de Breteuil Breteuil Castle
Le château de Breteuil est 35km au sud-ouest de Paris, entre Versailles et Rambouillet, en Vallée de Chevreuse.
Cité de la Musique Music Museum
221, avenue Jean-Jaurès Paris 19e
Tel : 01 44 84 46 09
Cité des Sciences et de l’industrie
Parc de la Villette,
30 avenue Corentin-Cariou, Paris 19e
Tel : 01 40 05 70 00
Cognacq Jay Museum 18th century art.
8 rue Elzevir, Paris 3e
Tel: 01 40 27 07 21
Delacroix Museum
6, rue de Furstenberg Paris 6e
Tel : 33 1 44 41 86 50
Fax : 33 1 43 54 36 70
Fondation Cartier Modern Art foundation
261, boulevard Raspail – 75014 Paris
Tel: 3314218 56 51
Fax: 3314218 56 52
Grand Palais et Petit Palais
Avenue Winston Churchill
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, Paris 8e
Tel : 33 1 44 13 17 17
Institut du Monde Arabe Arab world institute
1 rue des Fosses-St-Bernard, Paris 5e
Tel : 33 1 40 51 38 38
Telex : 203 832 IMARABE
Fax : 33 1 43 54 76 45
http://www.inarabe.org
Marmottan Museum Renaissance and Napoleonian art & a major Claude Monet collection
2 rue Louis Boilly Paris 16e
Tel : 01 42 24 07 02
Fax : 01 40 50 65 84
Musée Cernushi ancient China
Deuxième musée d’art asiatique en France et cinquième musée d’art chinois en Europe.
7 avenue Vélasquez 75008 Paris
Tél : 01 53 96 21 50,
Fax : 01 53 96 21 96.
Musée Dapper african ethnic art.
35 rue Paul Valéry
75116 Paris
01 45 00 91 75
Musée d’Arts et Traditions Populaires Folk art.
6 avenue du Mahatma Gandhi 75116 Paris
Tel : 01 44 17 60 00
Fax : 01 44 17 60 60
Musée d’art Moderne Modern Art Museum
11 avenue du Président Wilson Paris 16e
Tel: 01 53 67 40 00
Musée des Arts Africains et Océaniens
formerly oversea museum it was a favourite venue among Picasso and Cubist friends.
Today a major african and oceanian art museum worldwide.
293 avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12e
Tel: 01 44 74 85 00
Musée de la Marine history of boats and navigationPalais de Chaillot
17, place du Trocadéro
75116 PARIS
Téléphone : 01 53 65 69 69
Télécopie : 01 53 65 69 65
Musée de la Mode (Fashion Museum) fashion throughout ages.
Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace air & space
Aeroport du Bourget,
BP 173 – 93352 Le Bourget Cedex
tel: 0149927199
Musée de l’Homme mankind and its diversity.
Palais de Chaillot
place du Trocadero Paris 16e
Tel : 01 44 05 72 72
Musée d’Ennery chinese and japanese art of 17th to 19th century.
59 Avenue Foch, Paris 16e
Tel : 01 45 53 57 96
Musée du Jeu de Paume temporary exhibitions of contemporary art.
Jardin des tuileries, place de la Concorde Paris 8e
Tel : 01 47 03 12 50
Musée du Louvre
Palais du Louvre
Cours Napoléon
Paris 1er
Tel : 33 1 40 20 53 17
Tel : 33 1 40 20 51 51
Musée du moyen age middle-age.
6, Place Paul Painlevé, 5e
Tel : 01 53 73 78 00
Fax : 01 43 25 85 27
Musée du Vin (Wine Museum) wine.
Rue des eaux
75016 PARIS
Tél : 33 (0)1 45 25 63 26
Fax : 33 (0)1 40 50 91 22
Musée Grévin wax figures.
10, boulevard Montmartre Paris 9e
Tel : 01 47 70 85 05
Musée Gustave Moreau symbolist painter.
14 rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris 9e
Tel : 01 48 74 38 50
Musée Guimet Orient arts and religions from antiquity.
6 Place d’Iena Paris 16e
Tel : 01 45 05 00 98
Fax : 01 45 05 02 66
Musée Henner 19th century painter.
43 Avenue de Villiers, Paris 17e
Tel : 01 47 63 42 73
Musée Jacquemart André european art 15th to 18th century.
158 Boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8e
Tel : 01 42 89 04 91
Fax : 01 42 25 09 23
Musée national d’histoire naturelle National museum of natural history
17, place du Trocadéro 75116 Paris
Serveur vocal : 01 44 05 72 72
Musée Nissim de Camondo 18th century aristocratic way of life.
63 rue Monceau, Paris 8e
Tel : 01 53 89 06 40
Orangeraie Museum Impressionism to Picasso
Jardin des Tuileries Place de la Concorde, Paris 1e
Tel : 01 42 97 48 16
Fax : 01 42 61 30 82
Orsay Museum
1 rue de Bellechasse, Paris 7e
Quai Anatole france France
Tel :33 1 40 49 48 14
Picasso Museum
Hôtel de Salé
5 rue de Thorigny, Paris 3e
Tel : 01 42 71 25 21
Fax: 01 48 04 75 46
Rodin Museum
Rodin Museum Hôtel Biron
77 rue de Varenne, Paris 7e
Tel : 01 47 05 01 34
Sainte Chapelle gothic royal chapel
Boulevard du Palais, 1er
Tel : 01 53 73 78 50