Paris is undoubtedly one of world’s cities with the most important museums of historical and contemporary art and architecture. Not only the recently opened, eye-catching feats of modern architecture in the world, the Louis Vuitton art museum, but dozens of outstanding, world-wide known places enchant locals and visitors alike.
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Free Entry to The Louvre Museum with the Paris Pass. Normal Entry Price: Adult: €12.00
Home to hundreds of thousands of classic and modern masterpieces, the Louvre is the icing on the cake of French culture and a testament to European art history – it’s not surprising that it’s also the most visited art gallery in the world!
The National Museum of Modern Art at the Centre Pompidou houses one of Europe's most important collections of contemporary art.
The Musée d'Orsay's light, airy rooms guide you through three floors of amazing modern art, from Degas' ethereal dancers to Monet's water lilies, all the way to Gaugin's leafy jungles. Major works by Van Gogh, Delacroix, Manet, and others are shown too.
Museum of Modern Art of Paris - Picasso Museum
Contemporary art buffs will enjoy a visit of the city of Paris' museum of modern art, created in 1961 and housed in the distinctive Palais de Tokyo. The terrace outside the palace allows a striking view of the Eiffel Tower.
In addition to Rodin’s iconic works such "The Thinker", the museum hosts an extensive sculpture garden that's a true pleasure to explore.
Pay a visit to the Carnavalet Museum. Housed within the walls of two Renaissance-era mansions, the Hotel de Carnavalet and the Hotel Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau. The Musee Carnavalet in Paris includes an ornate garden.
Musée du Luxembourg
Situated on the stately grounds of the Luxembourg Gardens, this museum is one of Europe's oldest, and was opened in 1750 as France's first state-run collection of paintings.
This is another lesser-known gem in the Paris arts scene that focuses on masterpieces in 18th century painting.
Louis Vuitton Art Museum
The hyper-modern ship-like museum building opened its doors on the edge of the Bois de Boulogne park, on Monday in a glitzy ceremony attended by French president François Hollande.
Designed by architect Frank Gehry, known for designing the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and the Guggenheim Museum building in Bilbao, Spain, the striking structure boasts 12 glass sails which billow around the museum's main building - nicknamed 'the iceberg'.
There are certainly many more places for historical and modern art lovers to explore in Paris. Which one is YOUR favored museum?