Paris tours

Paris museums. The top twelve.
Orsay Museum in Paris

The Louvre Museum, Musee d'Orsay, Picasso Museum and Centre Pompidou are world famous museums of art. We have selected the twelve best Paris museums, first class in their category. Check the many temporary Paris exhibitions. The Paris Museum Pass provides free entry without queuing to fifty museums and monuments in Paris. Sightseeing in Paris.

Best Museums in Paris: Louvre Museum
The Louvre
Best Museums in Paris: Orsay Museum
Musee d'Orsay
Best Museums in Paris: Picasso Museum
Picasso Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Centre Pompidou
Centre Pompidou
Best Museums in Paris: Marmottan Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Paris Modern Art Museum
Art moderne
Best Museums in Paris: Carnavalet Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Natural History Museum
Museum Paris
Best Museums in Paris: Grevin Museum
Grevin Museum
Best Museums in Paris: Paris Science Museum
Cite des Sciences
Best Museums in Paris: Rodin Museum
Musee Rodin
Best Museums in Paris: Paris Air and Space Museum
Air and space

Orsay Paris 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.

Combine your visit to Orsay with a visit to Marmottan Museum and Giverny, making up a Monet pilgrimage.

Musee d'Orsay

Louvre Paris museum

One of the world's top art museum, the Louvre is the most visited with 9.2 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.

The Louvre

Centre Pompidou museum

Lesser known than the outstanding Louvre Museum and Orsay Museum, Le Centre Pompidou is well worth your time as one of the best 20th century art museum in the world: central location, a daring monument, modern art collections, Paris views and a lively district. Centre Pompidou, among many masterpieces, has exceptional collection of paintings by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse.

Centre Pompidou

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
Chagall Museum Nice
Matisse Museum Nice
Picasso Museum Antibes
Leger Museum

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