Discover the 18 best Paris museums with Paris museum map. Among them are the Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, Cite des Sciences, Centre Pompidou, Musee Art Moderne, Picasso Museum, Air and Space Museum, Grevin Museum. Paris maps.
Quai Branly Museum (Musee du quai Branly) is Paris' newest museum. It is set in a beautiful architectured building along the Seine river designed by Pritzker prize winner Jean Nouvel. Its rich collections feature indigenous art from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas.
Combine the visit to Quai Branly Museum with a visit to the Tour Eiffel 5 minutes away on Quai Branly (Branly quay). You can combine the two on the scenic Eiffel Tower walking tour.
Grevin Wax Museum was founded in 1882 on the model of Madame Tussauds. The museum brings back in front of you great people and events of history in realistic wax copies.
In Grevin Museum, you find political leaders such as Charles de Gaulle of France and Barak Obama of the USA, actors as Marylin Monroe and Charlie Chaplin. Many other well known people from the past and today will welcome you as if they were real, sometimes even confusing you.
Located on the animated Paris right bank boulevards, the Grevin Museum also features spectacular wax scenes from French history. You will specially admire the realistic scenes from the dramatic 1789 French revolution.
The Grevin Wax Museum also features a mirage room and a magic trick theater. Children will like the museum and be excited by its deforming mirrors.
The Paris Air and Space Museum is one of the most overlooked museums in Paris. It pays tribute to the early 20th century air pioneers, many of them Frenc, with 175 historic airplanes. Based at Le Bourget Airport, north from the City of Lights, the museum is great for adults, children and families. If you can't go to Le Bourget and want to see old planes, visit Musee Arts et Metiers and its historic cars and planes.
The intimate Marmottan Museum on the western edge of the city is little known although it hosts 65 Monet paintings. Impression Soleil Levant is a 1872 painting that gave its name to the impressionist movement of late 19th century.
You like impressionism. Paris is the place. Visit Musee Marmottan and Musee d'Orsay. Visit the Orangerie and its waterlilies in Tuileries Gardens. Go to Giverny Gardens, the house of Claude Monet in a lovely village near Paris .
Not to be confused with Centre Pompidou, the Musee d'Art Moderne is the second extraordinary 20th century modern art museum in the City of Lights. It has some 6000 pieces of art, many of them first class. Its bright and spacious interior is a perfect setting for the permanent collections and the remarkable temporary exhibitions. The museum is famous for its paintings by Giorgio de Chirico, Robert Delaunay, Raoul Dufy, Fernand Leger, Henri Matisse and Kees Van Dongen.
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