Best Museums in Paris


The Arab World Institute, the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, and a museum built by the Louis Vuitton Company—yes, the company that manufactures pricey bags—are just a few of the 130 museums that Paris is home to.

Many Parisian museums grant free access to their whole permanent collection. Last but not least, some museums are just free on all days, but on free days, there can be a few more people than usual. Choose the nights when there are fewer visitors if your goal is to visit a museum.

Musée du Louvre

The most well-known museum in the world is arguably the Musée du Louvre in Paris. Due to the popularity of the area’s hotels, the Louvre is one of the busiest tourist destinations. Here are 5 suggestions for an easy visit.

The Louvre, often known as the Louvre Museum, is a famous landmark in Paris, France, and the most popular museum in the entire world. Some of the most well-known works of art, like as the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, are housed there.

Le musée de Cluny rouvre ses portes au public le 12 Mai prochai
Musée de Cluny

In the center of Paris stands the Musée de Cluny – Musée National du Moyen Era. The museum is located both in the historic abbots’ hotel of Cluny, a gem of the flamboyant Gothic style, and on the site of the ancient thermal baths. Don’t miss the remarkable frigidarium with its 14-meter high vaults. A very modern pavilion has been hosting guests since 2018.

A chronological tour covering more than 1,000 years of history features close to 1,600 works of medieval art.

Petit Palais

The 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, is home to the Petit Palais, a museum of art. It was constructed for the 1900 Exposition Universelle and presently serves as home of the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts. Across from the Grand Palais, on what was once Avenue Nicolas II and is now Avenue Winston-Churchill, stands the Petit Palais.

Hôtel de la Marine

On the Place de la Concorde in Paris, to the east of Rue Royale, stands the ancient Hotel de la Marine. Ange-Jacques Gabriel, an architect, planned and constructed it between 1757 and 1774 on the newly established square that was formerly known as Place Louis XV.

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