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Petit Palais

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenue Winston-Churchill, 75008 Paris, France
8th Arr. - Elysee
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Petit Palais was built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. Renovated in 2005 and display 20th century and medieval collections together with temporary exhibits from time to time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

My husband and I were enticed into this museum by the ads for the Impressionists in London exhibit that we saw in the Metro stations. That exhibit was very good, well curated, and with signs in both English and French. The rest of the museum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We were there for the Recent Art Extravaganza! So many beautiful pieces/works on Display. It was free to enter. There is a marvelous cafe on the lower level, surrounded by gardens. A Must Stop on you Walk-about in Paris.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Beautiful building across the way from its bigger sibling. The temporary exhibit was forgettable but the permanent collection has some genuinely cool pieces that you want to spend some time with. A kind of eclectic collection you can get through in less than an hour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a great place to visit for an hour or two. The building is stunning and the courtyard garden with the frescoed verandah surrounding it just beautiful. Lots of artworks, statues and antique furniture. I loved seeing the boiserie panelled rooms - gorgeous. Well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Breathtakingly beautiful. Amazing art. Wonderful garden. Would go again. A recommendation would be to have a cup of coffee in the garden.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

barred from entry and harassed as disabled person and aggressively asked to leave although had authorised mobility devise with disability tag and letter from my orthopaedist allowing its use harassed and abused by aggressive museum security and asked to leave no accommodation for disabled person...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

We went here for a special exhibit, Impressionists in London. It's a lovely building and the exhibit was very well done.Included a lot of education on the theme and interactive bits. Excellent accompanying art.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

It was a fantastic experience to visit this place. To start, it is a free attraction. Also there were no lines at the entrance which made our visit even more pleasant. Even though its name means "small, it is a big place that contains different...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Petit Palais, City of Paris Fine Art Museum is a really nice place to visit, always there a great exibition all over the world

Date of experience: September 2018
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Martha36222
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The cafe was self-service when I was there and the line was long and slow even for a beverage so I did not eat there. The outdoor part was not set up for outdoor seating in winter. I would think it would be more enjoyable to... More
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