With its interesting collections and shipmodels, the Musee de la marine is a good introduction to the maritime world.
Housed in the western wing of Palais de Chaillot, the Musee de la marine (Paris Maritime Museum) displays a great collection of ship scale models from the 17th century to the present time.
The visit also provides splendid views on the Tour Eiffel from the terrace of Palais de Chaillot.
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Palais de Chaillot
17 Place du Trocadéro 75016 Paris
tel: 33 (0)1 53 65 69 69
Paris metro: Trocadero metro station on lines 6 and 9.
Closed on Tuesdays. Open 10am to 6pm
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