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Palais Galliera, The City of Paris Fashion Museum

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Interesting Expos

This museum of fashion houses some interesting special expos and the permanent collection is worth... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
A Lovely Museum

Set in a beautiful old mansion in an important classy part of town, this museum is devoted to... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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A stone's throw from the city's most prestigious haute couture boutiques, the Musee Galliera is housed in a Renaissance-inspired palace. With its programme of temporary, themed exhibitions - legendary designers, fashion icons, clothing styles...more
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10 avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 56 52 86 00
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

This museum of fashion houses some interesting special expos and the permanent collection is worth a look. The building is impressive.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Being a fashion major, I feel like I died and went to fashion heaven! Sure to find something that blows you away! Such a magical place with treasures like Audrey Hepburn's hat collection and pieces that belonged to Marie Antoinette. Building itself is breathtaking!

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank ninarandall
Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you enjoy architecture, stunning grounds and fashion. This is definitely the place to visit. My wife and I enjoyed the Martin Margiela exhibition and also the experience of the Palais Galleria itself. We would definitely recommend and visit again next time we are in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Set in a beautiful old mansion in an important classy part of town, this museum is devoted to fashion and worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed April 24, 2018

The museum is small but beautiful. Must see the Margiela exhibition. Those that are complaining about the price and not knowing the designers is ridiculous. It's not expensive and people should do their research on what they're paying and seeing. Duh.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank humancobras
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

They deceive the visitors... on the internet site they give informations and pictures about the exposition of 6000 costumes from 18nd 19nd centuries and this exhibition is closed for the public !!! Fake information but the entrance fee is 10 euros only for seeing the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Palais Galliera - beautiful museum and building. For those who love the world of fashion and design, go and spend 2 hours and enjoy the world of high fashion with Martin Margiela's retrospective with interesting innovations of this amazing designer. Martin Margiela - what a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Doron N
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Just love for the work of this amazing designer. Saw the expo Margiela/ Hermès in Antwerp - now in Paris too. And was happy to go to this great exhibition! No queue in the morning for this small museum. The expo was amazing! Stunning, in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This small museum is currently showing an exhibition of the work of Martin Margiela, it gives an interesting insight into the rarified world of high fashion, well displayed with lots of easy to read guidance and information to tell the story. Not for everyday consumption,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank domdejongh
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Palais Galliera isn't large. Neither is the Martin Margiela's retrospective. But you can have a glimpse of all the designer's collections (from Spring-Summer 1989 to Spring-Summer 2009) and see what a talent he's. The exhibits include some of his iconic pieces. Highly recommended, especially for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Egon70
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This is the neighborhood of grand and impressive
Haussmann-designed apartments and buildings. National
museums overlook the Eiffel Tower and embassies fill
the avenues and streets. Locals head to the butcher,
florist, or bakery on their daily rounds amidst luxury
and splendor, all with a view over Paris and its most
famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings
are small art galleries and homes of historical
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Response from ninarandall | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kimberley, I on the contrary found the this museum incredibly lovely! There is a series of period dress along with a collection Audrey Hepburn's hats, and the last thing you come upon is a series of runway pieces from... More