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Grand Palais

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Address: Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France
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+33 1 44 13 17 30
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we...

The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we showcase our biggest exhibitions to best advantage in its vast spaces. We also host events organized by others, such as FIAC, Paris Photo, catwalk shows during Fashion Week, the Saut Hermes equestrian event, etc. Culture is represented here in all its forms, attracting over 2 million people each year.

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Moved by the exhibition 'Mexico 1900-1950'

The building of course is astonishing as is Le Petit Palais on the opposite side of the street. I went to the exhibition Mexico 1900-1950 and it was both moving and aesthetically... read more

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The building of course is astonishing as is Le Petit Palais on the opposite side of the street. I went to the exhibition Mexico 1900-1950 and it was both moving and aesthetically delightful. I loved the information on the Mexican revolution and the European influences. My favourite pieces were mostly from Rivera, what a pleasure to have enjoyed his artworks.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Forgot 130€ in cash in my wallet in one of my closed pockets and it was stolen during my visit. Don't go or don't leave anything there. It's an outrage that a museum like this employs thieves. Goin' back there, no one could do anything for me. My word slightly put in doubt and it seems they won't do anything... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place awesome and majestic. However it is confusing to know exactly where you re supposed to stand in line for the various exhibits. Once you are in and figure your way around it is most enjoyable! Check the website for open days and if tickets are still available for the exhibits.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the exhibit of Mexico 1900-1950. We went specifically to Paris to see that, as we love Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Al the other work was interesting too and the location is splendid. Too bad there were only 6 pieces by Frida Kahlo, but still well worth going

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went on January 2nd, 9PM - 2AM. They'd laid down a MASSIVE ice skating rink, laser lights, disco balls and music literally filled the entire palace and they had food, a bar, and VR rides as well. It was like being in the biggest, most fancy dance club on earth but with ice skates on. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful morning spent at the exquisite Grand Palais in Paris, visiting the Mexican exhibition. Well organised and beautifully presented, a tip would be to buy tickets for any exhibition online first, to avoid the long queues. The Palais has fee wifi inside, so download the app from your App store, take your earphones and follow the exhibition... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really love the Grand Palais. I especially when you go for a specific exhibit. It's less crowded than its neighbor down the road, the Louvre and usually more specific. The Mexican exhibit was really extensive. I would really suggest the audio tour as it was incredibly extensive but helped you move along at a good pace. Often times its... More 

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A fascinating exhibit into the influence and talent of the creator of Tintin. How did the drawings change over time and how did the events of the day dictate what could/should be drawn. An audio guide is a must as it provides the extra information that cannot be displayed on the wall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Grand Palais to check Herge's exposition. I bought the tickets online and all worked it out perfectly. Inside the building there are a lot of signs and it is easy to walk around. Worthed it the visit!! Highly recommended it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grand Palais is a great museum with various exhibitions along the year. This time, I went to "Mexico 1900-1950" which presents the most influent painters of the first half of the 20th century. Unfortunately, these artists are not, in my opinion, the greatest painters among their contemporaries and if you except a few paintings from Diego Rivera, you leave... More 

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