10 Most Astonishing Museums in Paris


Paris Visit can’t be completed without exploring the famous and amazing Museums in Paris. House of the world’s most impressive museums, one of the marvelous museum is the Louvre which contains around 35,000 priceless objects. Paris is not only a romantic city or a fashion capital. It is also a historical and cultural center where many museums and galleries of many kinds are situated to share the country’s story with the visitors. Here is the list of 10 most astonishing Museums in Paris which is handpicked by our editor for you to make your visit a memorable one.

List of Best Museums in Paris-

Galleries, Museums and other cultural events are frequent and endless in the capital, which why it has established itself as one of Europe’s largest cultural cities and is favorite place for many art lovers . We have brought together an exhaustive list of the most renowned museums in the City of Light.

1. Musée du Louvre

French and Italian sculpture, Greek and Roman antiquities and paintings from the 12th to the 19th centuries are only a number of the highlights of this world’s largest museum. Editor’s Choice in Astonishing Museums in Paris.

Musée du Louvre, museums in Paris
Musée du Louvre

2. Musée Carnavalet

Located in a grand Marais mansion, this museum exhibits the history of Paris. The collection includes painting, sculpture as well as antique furniture, re-creating private houses of the 16th as well as 17th centuries. You can also find a collection of mementoes from the Revolution. Classical music concerts are often held here.

Musée Carnavalet
Musée Carnavalet/Oliver Mallich

3. Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Set over 9 levels, next to the west end of the Louvre’s Richelieu Wing, this attractive arts museum displays furniture and tableware from the 12th century to the present. The spectacular anthology of pieces consists of Gothic panelling as well as Renaissance porcelain, to 1970s carpets and also chairs by Philippe Starck. Also in the museum is the Musée de la Mode et du Textile, that mounts fashion exhibitions as well as the Musée de la Publicité, which includes exhibitions on advertising.

Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Musée des Arts Décoratifs/Telemaque MySon

4. Musée National du Moyen Age

This magnificent museum dedicated to the art of the Middle Ages is popular by several names, such as the Musée de Cluny after the gorgeous mansion in which it is located, and the Thermes de Cluny after the Roman baths next to the museum. Famous Attractions include the famous “Lady and the Unicorn” tapestries, medieval stained glass and exquisite gold crowns as well as jewellery.

Musée National du Moyen Age
Musée National du Moyen Age/Tijmen Stam

5. Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle

Paris’s Natural History Museum in the Jardin des Plantes contains an amazing collection of animal skeletons, plant fossils, minerals and also gemstones. Its spotlight is the splendid Grande Galerie de l’Evolution, which portrays the transforming interaction between man as well as nature throughout the evolution of life on the planet.

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle
Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle/Knowtex

6. Musée du Quai Branly

In a city which ruled by Western art, this amazing museum housing 300,000 artifacts (of which 3,500 are on exhibit at any one time) tips the balance in favour of arts from Africa, Asia, Oceania and also the Americas. Highlights include the African instruments. The impressive Jean Nouvel-designed building is an attraction in itself.

Musée du Quai Branly
Musée du Quai Branly

7. Musée de l’Armée

France’s proud military history is on exhibit in this museum, located in a wing of the Hôtel des Invalides. Exhibits consist of military art as well as artifacts from historical times until the 20th century, with {a big|a sizable} modern exhibit dedicated to World War II. Napoleon’s campaign tent, his stuffed dog, and suits of armour and also weapons from medieval times are one of many highlights.

Musée de l’Armée
Musée de l’Armée/Michael McCarthy

8. Musée Cognacq-Jay

The Hôtel Donon is a superb location for this excellent collection of 18th-century furniture, art, porcelain and also some other decorative arts, gathered by the prosperous founders of this Samaritaine department store. Paintings by Rembrandt, Reynolds and other masters are the highlights of the visit.

Musée Cognacq-Jay
Musée Cognacq-Jay/Siren-Com

9. Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine

Situated in the eastern wing of the Palais Chaillot, the Cité de l’Architecture and also the Musée des Monuments Français exhibit French architect-ural heritage and it has become certainly one of the world’s excellent architectural centres. The Galeries des Moulages contains models of great French cathedrals.

Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine
Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine/Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

10. Musée de Montmartre

Montmartre is definitely home to the artists of Paris and many of those who have lived in this old house, including Renoir, Dufy and Utrillo. Artifacts from the 19th century are on show, to simply help to raise up the era, along with posters, maps and also the documents regarding the house’s history. The garden also offers great views of the nearby district.

Musée de Montmartre
Musée de Montmartre

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