The Hotel Carnavalet is a rare example of Renaissance architecture in Paris. This 16th century manshion houses the Carnavalet Museum, the museum of the history of Paris. The Museum is closed for renovation until the end of 2019.
In the heart of Le Marais, the fashionable right bank district of Paris, the Carnavalet Museum (Musee Carnavalet) occupies a superb 16th century palace. The museum is fully devoted to Paris history. Its many palace rooms, shop signs and old Paris paintings make Carnavalet Museum a must see for Paris lovers. Its visit can be combined with the moving visit of the near-by Jewish History and Art Museum. The Museum is closed for renovation until the end of 2019. Web site. More top Paris museums.
Hotel Carnavalet was built in 1548. This beautiful city manshion has delicate sculptures by Jean Goujon on its facades and a superb statue of Louis XIV in the courtyard at the entrance.
Closed on Mondays. Open 10am to 5.40pm
The Museum is closed for renovation until the end of 2019.
Carnavalet Museum web site.