Museums

Paris’s museums showcase all the arts: painting, sculpture, photography, etc.
The top 20 most visited museums in Paris
Paintings, sculptures, photos … culture galore in art collections in Paris
Painting, videos, installations, performances, street art … in Parisian museums.
Selection of cultural sites with original themes.
Suggestions for cultural outings with children.
Artists’ houses, history museums, collections of non-Western art … in Parisian museums
List of cultural sites with free admission for the public.
This winter, discover the last queen of France at 4 places in the Paris region with the Marie Antoinette Pass

Visit more than 50 museums and monuments in Paris and the surrounding area!

A quick guide to the cultural podcasts – short and long – being produced by the Paris museums
Several museums in Paris stay open late so that the public can visit at night.
The permanent collections of this museum are devoted to the art of the Western world
The Musée de l'Orangerie houses the most beautiful collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.
Major exhibitions scheduled by the Centre Pompidou - Musée national d'art moderne
12,000 m² devoted to art, showcased in a spectacular glass building, designed by architect Franck Gehry.
A journey through French heritage and the history of architecture and town planning
A science discovery centre offering multiple ‘hands-on’ exhibitions where children and adults alike can have fun learning about science and technology
A museum and a factory where you can find out how coins are minted and admire the skill of the craftsmen.
On the exhibitions programme at the museum: modernity in the 20th century, women artists, and photography
A permanent exhibition that helps us understand the history of immigration and its role in the France of the past and the present day
Sculptures, drawings and antiques – the world’s largest collection of works by Auguste Rodin.
The Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris offers an insight into dress codes and fashion in France from the 18th century to the present day.
The world’s biggest collection of works by Pablo Picasso.
A unique museum that takes you on a journey through non-Western civilizations.
The rich cultural programme of the Grand Palais is offered outside the building, when it is closed.
Spotlight on the richness and vitality of modern and contemporary artistic creation
A palaeontology gallery, a wildlife park, tropical greenhouse and more; explore the Muséum’s unexpected riches.
An exceptional collection devoted to French military history