Museums in Paris

President Barack Obama tours a Kandinsky exhibit at the Centre Pompidou modern art museum in Paris, June 6, 2009. Public domain

Paris is renowned for its dozens of world-class museums, from head-spinning fine art collections to history, science and industry exhibits, chilling underground catacombs, and even old curiosity cabinets. Better still, many of the city’s finest collections are entirely free.

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The Best Independent Art Galleries in Paris

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Last Updated on September 18, 2023 Paris is home to a number of “greats”– from monuments to food and fashion, museums and art galleries. Especially when visiting…
Parisian museums with stunning views of the city

5 Parisian Museums With Fantastic Views

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Last Updated on July 10, 2023 While the primary reason you’ll be beelining to some of the French capital’s best museums is for their collections and exhibitions,…

Quai Branly Museum in Paris: A Full Guide

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Last Updated on June 30, 2023 Inaugurated in 2006, The Musée du Quai Branly (Quai Branly Museum) harbors one of Paris’ most important collections, dedicated to arts and…

Best Things to Do For History Lovers

Edith Piaf was born in Paris; for fans of "la mome", there are several key sites to see in the French capital. Image credit: Piano Piano/Creative Commons 2.0

Seeking Edith Piaf in Paris? Visit These Places

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Last Updated on November 21, 2023 Affectionately dubbed “the little sparrow” and “la môme” (the kid) in France, Edith Piaf is a musical legend who has (rather surprisingly?)…