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Ile-de-France - Museums

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Ranked #1 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Category: Art Museums; Museums

Musee d'Orsay is not to be missed, even if you "know nothing" about art.  The museum boasts the best collection of Impressionist paintings in the world.   In room after room, some... more »

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Musee Rodin (Paris)
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Ranked #2 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Category: ; Art Museums; Gardens; Museums

You can easily enjoy the wonderful offerings of Musee Rodin in 1-2 hours.  It is covered by the Museum Pass, closed Mondays; you can opt for entry to the grounds only or pay a few... more »

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Ranked #3 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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The Louvre is a huge art gallery housed in an old Parisian palace. It holds a collection of nearly 400,000 items of art and historical objects in its permenant collection. This... more »

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Ranked #4 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Built by Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, both avid art collectors, in the new Paris being laid out by Baron... more » Owner description: Built by Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, both avid art collectors, in the new Paris being laid out by Baron Haussmann towards the end of the 19th century, this private mansion offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore a wealthy 19th century home.The museum presents a wonderful collection of masterpieces: Fragonard, Rembrant, Botticelli… This is the only museum open seven days a week in Paris, from 10am to 6pm. « less
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Ranked #5 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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beautiful art. I wasn't expecting the magnificent display of Monet's Nympheaus.  Absolutely stunning. I thought it would be a series of rectangular pictures.  Instead, we found... more »

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Ranked #6 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #7 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Musee Marmottan Claude Monet is nestled in on the east side of the Bois de Boulogne, by Ranelagh Park.  Housed in a 19th century townhouse, you will find approximately 65... more »

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Ranked #8 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
This museum has nearly 1,000 different instruments on display, complete with audio commentary.
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Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins (Boulogne-Billancourt)
Ranked #9 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
Category: Educational Sites; Art Museums; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Gardens; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Mundolingua (Paris)
Ranked #10 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
Owner description: Language is one of the fundamental abilities that makes us human. It has also played a key role in the evolution of people... more » Owner description: Language is one of the fundamental abilities that makes us human. It has also played a key role in the evolution of people and modern society. To reveal the secrets of language, Mundolingua gives you the opportunity to discover language, languages and linguistics. A real little "discovery area", Mundolingua invites you on a voyage in an unusual, fun and cozy setting, in the heart of the Latin Quarter: between the Luxembourg Gardens and Saint Sulpice. The different themes and services of Mundolingua: - Language Continent - Languages Continent - "Fun with language" Continent / Relaxation Space - New Technology & Linguistics Continent - Micro-Cinema, Shop. Mundolingua is open to everyone! Whether you are a beginner or an expert linguist, our exhibition has 3 levels of difficulty, so that you can go into more detail at every step. You are welcome to follow our news to hear about our events (conferences, panels, workshops...). Enjoy your visit! « less
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Ranked #11 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: This museum, located in a spacious former hotel, houses a collection of medieval art, including jewelry, tapestries and... more » Owner description: This museum, located in a spacious former hotel, houses a collection of medieval art, including jewelry, tapestries and sculptures. « less
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Ranked #12 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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This unique museum displays the personal collection of 19th-century East Asian art compiled by Émile Guimet.
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Army Museum (Paris)
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Ranked #13 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Military Museums; Museums
Nearly every weapon and instrument of war imaginable can be found in this comprehensive collection of military equipment.
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Ranked #14 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: Located close to the Eiffel Tower, the musée du quai Branly exhibits 3 500 works of art from Africa, the Americas, Asia and... more » Owner description: Located close to the Eiffel Tower, the musée du quai Branly exhibits 3 500 works of art from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. This important collection makes the musée du quai Branly an unmissable place for discovering the art culture of the non-European world. The museum’s original and imposing architecture designed by Jean Nouvel and its wild garden created by the landscaper Gilles Clément combine to make it a pleasant and unique place. The museum is the fourth largest museum in Paris. « less
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Ranked #15 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition and completely renovated in 2005, the Petit Palais offers an artistic panorama from... more » Owner description: Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition and completely renovated in 2005, the Petit Palais offers an artistic panorama from antiquity through the 20th century: ancient and medieval collections, precious art objects from the French and Italian Renaissance, Flemish and Dutch paintings (Dutuit bequest), icons (Cabal bequest), 18th century work (Tuck donation), French paintings and sculptures from the 19th century - Courbet, Carpeaux, Cezanne, Vuillard - and Art Nouveau creations. « less
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Ranked #16 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #17 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: Discover the different world of the Musee des Arts Forains through friendly and lively guided tours!Experience the fair as... more » Owner description: Discover the different world of the Musee des Arts Forains through friendly and lively guided tours!Experience the fair as it was in the 19th century, during La Belle Epoque. A few carousels, attractions and shows are accessible during the tour. Count about 2 hours for a tour.This museum is private but can be visited anytime in the year on appointment.Tours are mostly in french but ask for a description of the place in english.Book your tickets directly on the website or call directly (english spoken) and the dates of the next tours will be given to you. All the venues can also be rented for private events. A Festival is organised every year during the Christmas holidays. « less
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Ranked #18 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #19 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Jeu de Paume (Paris)
Ranked #20 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: A leading pole for the exhibition of photographic and other images, from the 19th to the 21st century (cinema, video,... more » Owner description: A leading pole for the exhibition of photographic and other images, from the 19th to the 21st century (cinema, video, installation, etc.). Jeu de Paume produces, coproduces and hosts exhibitions as well as film programmes, symposiums, and public activities « less
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Ranked #21 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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This museum features the work of 19th century artist Gustave Moreau.
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Ranked #22 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #23 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #24 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: The Carnavalet Museum is dedicated to the history of Paris and its inhabitants and has collections illustrating the evolution... more » Owner description: The Carnavalet Museum is dedicated to the history of Paris and its inhabitants and has collections illustrating the evolution of the city from prehistory through to the present day. A vast array of works of art, relics and models are displayed in 100 or so rooms, showing the capital at various periods in history and evoking intellectual and everyday life. Magnificent restored historical scenery creates an evocative setting for a stroll through the centuries in an enriching, delightful visitor experience. « less
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Ranked #25 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #26 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #27 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: In the oldest house on the hill of Montmartre lived fourteen personalities, among whom Renoir, Valadon, Dufy and Poulbot.... more » Owner description: In the oldest house on the hill of Montmartre lived fourteen personalities, among whom Renoir, Valadon, Dufy and Poulbot. Take a step back in time to the glory days of this independent and bohemian quarter through original works by Utrillo, Toulouse-Lautrec and Willette at the Montmartre Museum. The gardens and the atmosphere have a rustic feel to them, making this is a very special site in the heart of Paris. « less
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Ranked #28 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Owner description: Located in the East wing of the Palais de Tokyo, built for the 1937 international exposition, the museum was inaugurated in... more » Owner description: Located in the East wing of the Palais de Tokyo, built for the 1937 international exposition, the museum was inaugurated in 1961. Its rich collections, with over 9,000 works, illustrate the major artistic themes of the 20th and 21st century: Fauvism, Cubism, the School of Paris, Abstract Art, New Realism, Narrative Representation, Conceptual Art, Supports/Surfaces... Its programming addresses national and international issues through monographic or historic thematic exhibits. The ARC (Animation-Recherche- Confrontation, Activities-Research-Debate) presents the latest artistic research. « less
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Ranked #29 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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Ranked #30 of 197 Museums in Ile-de-France
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This museum has an extremely diverse collection of European art but much shorter lines than the Louvre.
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