Paris museums (large, small, open on Sundays, children free, ...)


Paris

The main Paris museums

Paris is a leading cultural center, with more than 143 museums in Paris intramural, like the Louvre or the Grand Palais, Paris offers visitors curious can discover many art galleries and museums.

Hall of Paris museums large national museums found belonging to the French state, with biensur the Louvre (the most visited art museum in the world with over 8 million visitors a year), then the museum Orsay (famous for its beautiful French Impressionist collection), Grand Palace, the Picasso Museum and the Contemporary art Center George Pompidou said 'Beaubourg'.
Outside of Paris Versailles, the park and the museum also attracts several million visitors a year.

Pass Parisian museums (passmusée)

A good way to visit several museums in Paris is to take a PassMusée, a prepaid entry card that allows entry to over 70 museums and monuments around Paris.
The Pass is available in 2 days (39 euro), 4 days (54 euro) and 6 days (69 euro), in addition to offering great rates, the Pass allows you to skip queues.
the Museum Pass is available in participating museums, tourist offices, Fnac and all major RER and Metro stations.

Some tips for visiting Paris museums and monuments

To visit the most popular monuments and museums of the capital, some precautions should be taken:

  • If you plan to visit several museums, take a PassMusée, a prepaid entry card that allows entry to over 70 museums and monuments around Paris. The Pass is available in 2 days (39 euro), 4 days (54 euro) and 6 days (69 euro), in addition to offering great rates, the Pass allows you to skip queues.
  • Arrive early in the morning, at least 30 minutes before opening time, to be sure to go without too much waiting in the main monuments and museums, such as:. The Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame
  • Otherwise, expect at least an hour of tail.
  • Check the hours and day openings not to have surprises, the Orsay museum is closed on Monday, for example.
  • Do not forget that all the national museums are open free the first Sunday of the month, some are even free museums throughout the year.

    Museum in Paris for kids

    The city of children in the 19th, a children's museum in the Museum of Science and Industry, interactive and fun. There are two separate sections, one for 35 and another for 512. Metro station Porte de la Villette. (Line 7).

    Free Museums every day, all year, Paris

    Free for permanent exhibitions.

    • Modern Art Museum of the City of Paris 16e
    • Maison de Balzac 16th (free collections except during temporary exhibition)
    • House Bourdelle 15th (free collections except during temporary exhibition)
    • Musée Carnavalet History of Paris 3e
    • Museum Cernuschi 8th
    • CognacqJay Museum 3rd
    • Jean Moulin Museum 15th
    • Petit Palais, Museum of Fine Arts of the City of Paris 8e
    • Victor Hugo House 4
    • The Museum of Romantic Life 9th
    • Museum Zadkine 6th (free collections except during temporary exhibition)
    • National Museum Jean-Jacques Henner 17

      Free:

      • Museum Bible and Holy Land 6th
      • 6th Library Museum Companionship
      • Curie Museum (Radium Institute) 5th
      • ParfumFragonard Museum 9th
      • CapucinesFragonard Museum Theater 2nd
      • Museum of the 5th Police Headquarters
      • Lutece Arenas 5th
      • Atelier Brancusi (National Museum of Modern Art Center Pompidou) 4th
      • The 19th Plateau contemporary Art Center
      • National Legion of Honor Museum and 7th orders of chivalry

        Free museums on the 1st Sunday of each month throughout the year.
        • House of Photography
        • Musée National d'Art Moderne Center Pompidou 4th
        • Museum of Public Assistance Hospitals of Paris 5e
        • National Museum Jean-Jacques Henner 17
        • Louvre 1
        • National Museum of the Middle Ages Cluny Baths 5th
        • 1 Orangerie National Museum
        • 7th Orsay Museum
        • Musée national Picasso 3rd
        • City of Architecture and Heritage 16th
        • National history of immigration City 12th
        • Quai Branly Museum 7th
        • Rodin Museum 7th
        • National Museum of Asian Arts Guimet 16
        • Museum of Hunting and Nature 3rd
        • National Museum Eugène Delacroix 6th
        • Gustave Moreau Museum 9th
        • Musée national Ernest Hebert 6th (closed for renovations)

          Ile-de-France:

          • Saint-Germain-en-Laye National Archeology Museum 78
          • Prefectural Museum AlbertKahn 92
          • House of Auguste Rodin at Meudon 92
          • Museum of the 30 92
          • National Museum of the Château de Compiègne 60
          • National Museum cooperation francoaméricaine Castle of Blérancourt 02
          • PortRoyal National Museum Champs 78
          • National Museum of the Chateau of Fontainebleau 77
          • National Museum of Malmaison and castles Boispreau 92
          • Sèvres National Ceramics Museum 92
          • Renaissance National Museum Castle Ecouen 95

            Museums open on Sunday in Paris

            Most of the national museums in Paris are open on Sundays:

            • Louvre Museum
            • The Grand Palace
            • Quai Branly Museum
            • Middle Ages Museum
            • National Museum Eugene Delacroix
            • Arts Museum asiatiquesGuimet
            • Musée national Gustave Moreau
            • Musée Henner
            • Musée de l'Orangerie des Tuileries
            • Museum JacquemartAndré
            • Art and Culture Center Georges Pompidou
            • Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine
            • Orsay Museum
            • National Museum Auguste Rodin
            • Decorative Arts Museum
            • National history of immigration City
            • Cernuschi Museum
            • Victor Hugo House
            • The Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris
            • Maison de Balzac
            • Musée Jacquemart André

              The main monuments are also open like the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, the Pantheon, the Conciergerie ...