Best Museums in Paris

Paris has many world class museums. The Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, the Paris Picasso Museum and the Centre Pompidou are specially well known museums of art. We have selected the twelve best Museums in Paris, all of them first class in their own category. When you come to Paris, check ongoing Paris art exhibitions, a specialty of Paris. Prepare your Paris museum visit in advance. Don't stay in the line. Save money. Buy a Paris Museum Pass.

Best Museums in Paris: Louvre Museum
Louvre Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Orsay Museum
Orsay Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Centre Pompidou
Centre Pompidou
Best Museums in Paris: Marmottan Museum
Marmottan Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Picasso Museum
Picasso Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Paris Modern Art Museum
Paris Modern Art
Best Museums in Paris: Carnavalet Museum
Paris History
Best Museums in Paris: Natural History Museum
Natural History
Best Museums in Paris: Grevin Museum
Paris Wax Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Paris Science Museum
Science Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Rodin Museum
Rodin Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Paris Air and Space Museum
Air and space

Best Museums in Paris: Orsay Museum

Housed in spectacular 1900 Orsay train station, Orsay is the 19th century art Museum of Paris.

Orsay Museum is a must. Its impressionist painting collections are alone worth the trip to Paris.

Your visit to Orsay Museum can be combined with a visit to Marmottan Museum and Giverny, a fantastic pilgrimage on the footsteps of Monet. See details.

Orsay Museum, the impressionist museum in Paris
Orsay Museum, the impressionist museum in Paris
Mona Lisa in Louvre Museum
Mona Lisa in Louvre Museum

Best Museums in Paris: Louvre Museum

One of the world's top art museum, the Louvre is the most visited with 8 million visitors every year.

Housed in the former Palace of the French Kings, the Louvre displays the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci and many other first class paintings from Italy, France, Flanders, Netherlands and England.

It also displays superb collections of Arabic, Egyptian, Greek and Roman art. See details.

Best Museums in Paris: Centre Pompidou

Lesser known than the Louvre Museum and Orsay Museum, Le Centre Pompidou is well worth your time: central location, a daring monument, modern art collections, Paris views and a lively district.

You can visit Centre Pompidou as part of the 4 hours Paris walking tour we have prepared for you.

Centre Pompidou daring architecture
Centre Pompidou daring architecture
Nice Chagall Museum
Nice Chagall Museum

Best Museums in France

Paris has some of the best museums in the world. Other french cities have world class museums of art:

Louvre Lens in Lens
Chagall Museum in Nice
Matisse Museum in Nice
Picasso Museum in Antibes
Leger Museum in Biot

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