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Musee des Arts Decoratifs

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Museum with incredible and well laid-out collection of furniture and clothing designs form the Middle Ages all the way through the 21st century. Make sure you leave enough time to see all the floors.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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107 rue de Rivoli, 75058 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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+33 1 44 55 57 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crowds at the Louvre can be a bit overwhelming, so we were happy to find this nearby extension, quiet, untrammeled by the masses, with glorious exhibits, extravagance objects of French history.

Thank James I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smallish museum that costs €11 to get into. Each exhibit room is fairly small and floors 5 and above were closed for renovation. No comparison to the Victoria and Albert museum in London!

Thank Simon R
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Le Musee des Art Decoratifs is sublime. Artfully crafted exhibitions, both modern and anciens, and from fashion to furniture, the museum offers intelligent and elegant presentations of the decorative arts. It is a treat to experience!

2  Thank GEG378
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The museum is best known for its period rooms -- Art Nouveau, Neo-rennaissance, etc -- featuring furniture, jewelry, and objets across centuries in a collection that will make you swoon. But special exhibits are more contemporary and set off the permanent collection well. We saw...More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Empty water bottles not allowed, if you’re a man apparently. To enter, I was forced to throw mine away by a grumpy security guard. This was even after I demonstrated it was clearly empty by unscrewing the cap and holding it upside down. Yes, empty...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Much of the permanent collection is undergoing a renovation so only limited areas were open to the public. I was disappointed in the jewelry but surprisingly really enjoyed the section devoted to clothing produced by Hermes . I think my spouse thought I would want...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

In the vicinity of the Louvre, worth a visit. Was hoping for more fashion and textile but what there was is good. The jewellery is more like art. No queues a plus!

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I went here to see the art deco exhibition which is lovely but could have been bigger. The layout of the museum is quite confusing.

Thank Ankan44
Reviewed February 24, 2018

We visit Paris regularly but for some reason had not been here for many years despite the fact that I love decorative arts. We enjoyed what we saw. I particularly liked the the very interesting but small jewelry exhibit. However, be aware that several floors...More

3  Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Having checked in the guide book, and knowing exactly what we wanted to see, we arrived in mid January looking forward to a pleasurable morning. We paid the entrance fee (€11) and only then did we see a small sign on the desk which said...More

2  Thank SilverSnail
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Nearby
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along
Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of
decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined
with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering
window displays. Every other establishment has someone
to open the door for you or park your car. You can
spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or
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russellbronwyn
December 29, 2017|
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Response from luvroma2 | Reviewed this property |
I just checked the FNAC website and the Dior tickets for online sales are "complet" which means finished. The exhibit is only on until January 7, so I do not know if you plane to be in Paris by then. If so, you could check... More
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hilltop80
December 18, 2017|
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Response from FayeInAmsterdam | Reviewed this property |
Maybe check the site again. It’s in French. This exhibition is very very in demand. Enjoy!
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hmoth
December 2, 2017|
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Response from patricia b | Reviewed this property |
I couldn’t book online either So went there half hour before opening at 10:45 am and there is line for those w out tix Waited about 1/2 hour Worth wait
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