Monday, October 17, 2011

Paris museum list

Above is a list of some Paris museums.

Paris houses several museums with different themes, some museum are local museums (under the responsibility of the City hall of the district in which they are located), some are national museums and the others are private institutions.

Some are free-admission museums, whereas for some you have to pay an entrance fee.

-National museums are free every first Sunday of the month. They are closed on Tuesdays and some holidays.
-The 14 museums depending on the different district of Paris are open every day except on Monday and public holidays
In the majority of them, the permanent collections are free-entrance, whereas there is a fee for the temporary collections for teens and adults above 13 years old.
The exception are the Catacombs, Crypte archéologique du parvis de Notre-Dame, Museum Galliera, a fee is required at the entrance (above 13 years old).

Paris museum list (1st-3rd-4th-5th-6th district of Paris)
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-Musée du Louvre
-Musée des Arts Décoratifs
-Musée de la Publicité
-Musée de l'Orangerie
-Musée des Arts et Métiers
-Musée Picasso
-Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature
-Musée Cognacq-Jay
-Musée national d'art moderne-Institut du Monde Arabe
-Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
-Musée Zadkine
-Musée de la Monnaie

Paris museum list (7th-8th-9th-12th-14th district of Paris)
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-Musée du Quai Branly
-Musée de l'Armée
-Musée d'Orsay
-Musée Rodin
-Musée Cernuschi
-Musée Jacquemart-André
-Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais
-Palais de la Découverte
-Musée Grévin-Musée des Arts Forains-Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain

Paris museum list (15th-16th-18th-19th district of Paris)
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-Musée Bourdelle
-Musée Pasteur
-Musée Marmottan
-Musée National des Arts et Traditions Populaires
-Musée National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet
-Musée de Montmartre
-Espace Dali
-Halle Saint-Pierre
-Musée de la musique
-La Villette
-Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
-Cité de la Musique

This Paris museum list is far from being exhaustive.

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