Musée Carnavalet is housed in Hotel Carnavalet, a rare example of Renaissance architecture in Paris. This rich museum is dedicated to the history of Paris. The Museum is closed for renovation until later in 2020. Paris museums.
In the heart of Le Marais, the fashionable right bank district of Paris, the Musée Carnavalet (Carnavalet Museum) 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 later in 2020.
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.
The Carnavalet Museum, trendy rue des Francs-Bourgeois near-by with its fashion shops and Place des Vosges (Vosges square) make up a great one day program out of the beaten track.
The Museum is closed for renovation until later in 2020. But the beautiful manshion can be seen from rue des Francs-Bourgeois.