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Centre Pompidou

Paris museum map helps you discover the 18 best Paris museums. Among them are the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Cité des Sciences, Centre Pompidou, Musée Art Moderne, Picasso Museum, Air and Space Museum, Grevin Museum. Paris maps.


Paris newest museum

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 Eiffel Tower 5 minutes away on Quai Branly (Branly quay). You can combine the two on the scenic Eiffel Tower walking tour.

Quai Branly museum

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Quai Branly Museum

Paris wax museum

Grévin 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 Grévin 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 Grévin Museum also features spectacular wax scenes from French history. You will specially admire the realistic scenes from the dramatic 1789 French revolution. The Grévin Wax Museum also features a mirage room and a magic trick theater. Children will like the museum and be excited by its entertaining deforming mirrors.

Grévin Museum

Marylin Monroe at Grevin Wax Museum, Paris
Marylin Monroe in Paris Wax Museum

Visit Air and Space Museum

The Air and Space Museum is one of the most overlooked museums in the city. 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 want to see old planes in downtown, visit the Musée Arts et Metiers and its historic cars and planes.

Air and Space museum

Monet and Marmottan Museum

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 Musée Marmottan and Musée d'Orsay. Visit the Musée de l'Orangerie and its waterlilies in Tuileries Gardens. Go to Giverny Gardens, the house of Claude Monet in a lovely village near Paris .

Musée d'Art Moderne

Not to be confused with Centre Pompidou, the Musée d'Art Moderne is another extraordinary 20th century modern art museum in the city. 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 Léger, Henri Matisse and Kees Van Dongen.

Musée d'Art Moderne



The top thematic Paris maps

Metro

As driving and parking are quite difficult in the city, the metro is the most heavily used means of transportation. The metro is safe and clean. Locate metro lines and metro stations on the map. Find your itinerary in town. Check our Paris metro map

Bus network

Download printable Paris bus network map.

Arrondissements

The city is divided into 20 arrondissements, its administrative subdivisions with each a separate city hall and a zip code. As example, the zip code of the 1st arrondissement is 75001. Locate most city top sights on the Paris Arrondissement map.

Hotels

There is a wide choice of hotels and apartments in town with very different quality and value for money. Most hotels are small and charming boutique hotels. Locate our favorite hotels in town and our favorite districts for hotels on Paris hotel map.

Restaurants

There is a huge number of restaurant in the city, both French and foreign. In general, the tourist districts offer poor value for money. But, there are exceptions. Locate our favorite restaurants in town on Paris restaurant map.

Shopping venues

From the huge shopping malls to the small specialized shops, there are shopping venues matching your taste. Locate the best shopping venues in the city on Paris shopping map: fashion streets, department stores, shopping malls, flea market.

Paris map pdf

It is quite practical to have and use a printed pdf map when in town. Check and print in town the free printable Paris map pdf with the main streets of the city, the metro stations, the train stations and the top tourist signts.

Monuments

Locate the top monuments on Paris monument map. It includes the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, the Louvre, the Sacré-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe, La Conciergerie, the Sainte Chapelle, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Palais de Chaillot.

Seine river

Discover the fabulous Seine river banks and its many famous sights, islands and bridges on Seine river map: Eiffel Tower, Palais de Chaillot, Musée d'Orsay, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame, Pont Neuf, Ile Saint-Louis, Ile de la Cité.

Gardens and parks

Locate the top gardens and parks on Paris garden map: Luxembourg Gardens, Les Tuileries, Parc de la VIllette, Buttes-Chaumont, Parc Monceau, Bois de Boulogne, Bois de Vincennes.

Sightseeing

Locate and view the top sights on Paris sightseeing map: on one map, monuments, museums, parks and gardens.

Tourist map

Locate top tourist sights on Paris tourist map. It includes monuments, museums, gardens, shopping venues, restaurants

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