Musee du Louvre
It is housed in the Louvre Palace which was originally built as the Louvre castle. Here you can see the famous painting of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci.
Location:- Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 0-17 Euro
Timings:- Saturday-Monday and on Thursday 9am–6pm, Wednesday and Friday 9am–9:45pm, closed on Tuesday.
Musee Picasso Paris
The museum is furnished with more than 5,000 works of art (drawings, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, prints, engravings and notebooks) and tens of thousands of archived masterpieces from Picasso’s personal repository, including his photographic archive, personal papers, correspondence and manuscripts.
Location:- 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 0-14 Euro
Timings:- 10.30 a.m-6 p.m Tuesday-Friday, 9.30 a.m-6 p.m Saturday and Sunday, closed on Monday
Musee de l’Orangerie
The museum is most famous among the Paris museums as the permanent home of eight large Water Lilies. Every year this famous museum in Paris successfully attracts thousands of art lovers from all over the world.
Location:- Place de la Concorde, 75001 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 6-9 Euro
Timings:- Everyday 9 a.m-6 p.m except Tuesday
Originally it was built as an exhibition hall for the World’s Fair of 1900 but today the Grand Palais hosts legendary fashion shows, theatrical performances, sporting events, food and literary festivals and temporary artistic exhibitions. With its glass dome visible from far across the river, the Grand Palais museum is arguably one of the most iconic Paris museums.
Location:- 3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 10-14 Euro
Timings:- Wednesday 10 a.m-10 p.m, Thursday-Monday 10 a.m-8 p.m
Aside from works by Monet, Renoir, van Gogh and Toulouse you can see an alluring collection of decorative arts from the Art Nouveau era and a wide range of sculpture of 19th-century.
Location:- 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 14 Euro
Timings:- closed on Monday, Thursday 9.30 a.m-9.45 p.m, other days of the week 9.30 a.m-6 p.m
Musee Du Quai Branly
It has rooms specifically dedicated to showcase the art from Asia, America and Africa. This building is wrapped with trees and the mesmerising lush green look of this museum fascinates the visitors without fail.
Location:- 37 Quai Branly, 75007 Paris, France
Entry fee:- 12 Euro
Timings:- Thursday 10.30 a.m-10 p.m, Friday-Tuesday 10.30 a.m-7 p.m, closed on Monday
Musee des Arts Decoratifs
The stunning vaulted central atrium makes it stand out and draws the attention. The foot traffic here is little less as compared to the other famous museums in Paris but it always remains favorite. From extravagant carpets to delicate crystals and French furniture there is almost too much to admire.
Location:- 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- Free
Timings:- Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m- 6 p.m, Thursday 11 a.m-9 p.m, Closed on Monday, December 25, January 1, May 1 each year
Musee de Cluny
The six tapestries of The Lady and the Unicorn (La Dame à la licorne) is one of the principal holdings of this museum. Apart from that, musee de cluny has a vast collection of objects and art from the Middle Age which is why it is one of the most visited museums in Paris.
Location:- 28 Rue du Sommerard, 75005 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 0-9 Euro
Timings:- Wednesday-Monday 9.15 a.m-5.45 p.m, closed on Tuesday
The high ceilings of the intimate rooms helps visitors to see Rodin's sculptures and drawings up close, while the large gardens showcase Rodin’s most famous bronze sculptures, like "The Gates of Hell" and "The Thinker."
Location:- 77 Rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 9-12 Euro
Timings:- Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m-6 :30 p.m, closed on Monday
Paying tribute to the arts and the city of Paris is the purpose behind its architectural grandeur. It’s one of the most admired and a must-visit cultural destination for all the travellers to Paris.
Location:- Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- Free
Timings:- Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m-6 p.m, closed on Monday
Palais De Tokyo
This museum is housed inside the former building of the international Exhibition of arts and technology of 1937. Palais de Tokyo is named for the street previously known as Avenue Tokyo, now known as Avenue de New-York. This building has two galleries, one with a collection of twentieth-century art and another one is dedicated to contemporary art.
Location:- 13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 9-12 Euro
Timings:- Wednesday-Monday 12p.m-12a.m, closed on Tuesday
The collection of this museum is a combination of work by Louis Vuitton and Bernard Arnault. Travellers can find many amazing works by some great artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gilbert & George and Jeff Koons.
Location:- 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 5-16 Euro
Timings:- 12-7 p.m Monday- Thursday(except Tuesday), 11 a.m-9 p.m on Friday, 11 a.m-8 p.m on Saturday and Sunday
It's internationally recognised for its 20th and 21st century art collection. In addition to that, every year internationally renowned exhibitions are organised here. From the top floor of Centre Pompidou visitors can also enjoy the breathtaking view of Paris.
Location:- Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 14 Euro
Timings:- 11 a.m- 10 p.m Everyday except Tuesday and 1st of May
Museum of Modern Art
This museum is furnished with some splendid works by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, Emile Othon Friesz, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Rouault and Raoul Dufy.
Location:- 11 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France
Entry fee:- Free
Timings:- Thursday 10 a.m-10 p.m, Friday-Wednesday 10 a.m-6 p.m, closed on Monday
Before the opening of the Fondation Louis Vuitton; this place was the top destination for contemporary art in Paris. A true contemporary art lover will never leave Paris without stopping here.
Location:- 261 Boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris, France
Entry Fee:- 7-11 Euro, Free for children under the age of 13.
Timings:- Wednesday–Sunday 11 a.m-8 p.m, Tuesday 11 a.m-10 p.m, closed on Monday