French Museums in Paris France - Page 1
You will definitely be spoilt for choice when it comes to the amount of different French museums in Paris that you can visit, not just famous museums like The Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, the Hotel National des Invalides and its incredible unique museums or castles like the Chateau Versailles and Chantilly, but there are some rather unusual ones you could visit whilst on holiday in Paris that include humble homes of writers and artists, through to the Paris Sewers museum or the Argonaute decommissioned submarine.
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The Musee du Louvre is the most well known museum throughout the world and although it is often thought of as just the museum in Paris that holds the Mona Lisa painting, there is so much more to be discovered.
- Photos Of The Musee du Louvre
- History Of The Musee du Louvre
- History Of The Louvre From Fortress To Palace
- Access To The Musee du Louvre
Located within the Hotel National des Invalides, the Musee de l'Armee was created back in 1905, when two separated museums called the Army museum and the Artillery museum merged, which has made this one of the most renowned and comprehensive military museums in the world.
Located on the Left Bank of the River Seine, the Musee d’Orsay is one of the museums in Paris that has a diverse collection and starts where the famous Musee du Louvre Museum finish, as its collections dated from 1848 through to 1914.
- History Of The Musee d’Orsay Museum
- Cafes At Musee d’Orsay
- Restaurant At Musee d’Orsay
The Musee de l'Ordre de la Liberation, basically translates to the Museum of the Order of the Liberation and is a museum in Paris that is located in the famous Hotel National des Invalides, within the Pavillion Robert de Cotte that houses the Chancellery of the Order.
The Cite des Sciences is the largest science museum in Europe and the fifth most visited museum in Paris, and can be found in the Parc de la Villette.
- Photos Of Cite des Sciences et de l’Industrie
- Exhibitions at the Cite des Sciences
- History and Facts about the Cite des Sciences
This French museum in Paris is dedicated to Marie Curie, who was a scientist, along with her husband, that discovered Radium back in 1898, as well as becoming famous for her determination in the fight against cancer.
The Musee de Notre Dame de Paris or Musee Notre-Dame, is a small museum in Paris that provides exhibits including old drawings, plans and engravings that reveal some of the mysteries and development stages of Notre Dame Cathedral.
Located under the square at the foot of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral you will be able to visit an archaeological crypt that provides a display of remains found during excavations and an overview of urban and architectural development of the historical city of Paris.
This Paris museum is located within Jardin du Luxembourg and has temporary exhibitions on specific themes each year, along with workshops.
- History of Musee du Luxembourg
The Musee du Vin is the wine museum in Paris that is situated within the vaulted wine cellars and old limestone quarry tunnels in an unusual yet very historical setting, where you can get to learn more about French wines.
- History Of Musee du Vin Wine Museum
- The Musee du Vin Restaurant Les Echansons
The Maison Victor Hugo is one of the state owned museums in Paris that is dedicated to the life and works of this famous author that produced works such as the Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables, and this museum is located in the very place that he resided for several years.
This museum in Paris is dedicated to the history of the Montmartre area and located within one of the oldest houses in Montmartre and it depicts different times and places including some of the famous cabaret shows in Paris.
Located in the heart of the Saint Germain des Pres area of Paris, the Musee Eugene Delacroix is a museum in Paris dedicated to this renowned painter and it is situated within the apartment where Eugene Delacroix once lived along with the studio where he would work.
- History Of The Musee Eugene Delacroix
The Musee Hebert Museum is dedicated to the renowned painter Antoine Auguste Ernest Hebert and is housed within the Hotel de Montmorency, which was built in 1743 by the Comte de Montmorency and was once the home of Ernest Hebert.
The Maison de Balzac in Paris is also known as the Musee Balzac museum, which is dedicated to the renowned author Honore de Balzac. And it is one of only three literary museums in Paris that are dedicated to this type of work.
This Paris museum is housed within a contemporary high tech building and has over 3,500 exhibits that focus on Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania.
- The building of Musee du Quai Branly and its Gardens
The Musee Picasso is located in the historical Marais area of Paris within an old building that dates from around the middle of the 1600s, and it is dedicated to the works of the famous artist Pablo Picasso, and with its vast collection, it has become the main study centre for the life of Picasso throughout the world.
This particular museum in Paris is actually dedicated to three different people, the first is the artist Ary Scheffer, then you have the romantic writer George Sand and the philosopher and writer Ernest Renan.
A unique museum in Paris all about counterfeit items that allows visitors to discover a wide range of fake merchandise in comparison to the real thing.
The Musee des Egouts literally translates to museum of sewers and is an unusual type of museum to visit whilst you are on holiday in Paris, but provides a fascinating look at how the sewage system in Paris developed from its very humble beginnings through to present day.
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