Best Museums in Paris

Locals’ favorite places

1. The Centre Pompidou
1023local recommendations
2. Musée du Louvre
Rue de Rivoli
1436local recommendations
3. Musée d'Orsay
1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur
587local recommendations
Mour & Mia
Mour & Mia says “It I housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Art railway station built between 1898 and 1900.The ...” ·
4. Picasso National Museum
5 Rue de Thorigny
368local recommendations
Charles says “The decision to install the “dation Picasso” (works donated in lieu of estate taxes) in the Hôtel Sa...” ·
5. Rodin Museum
77 Rue de Varenne
321local recommendations
6. Quai Branly Museum
37 Quai Branly
292local recommendations
Sophie says “300,000 works from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas The collection housed by the musée du quai...” ·
7. Le 104
104 Rue d'Aubervilliers
297local recommendations
Olivier says “The Centquatre, an artistic establishment of the City of Paris, is a place of creation and productio...” ·
8. Invalides
279local recommendations
Lilian says “Be sure to catch a glimpse of Les Invalides at night, as the lighting of the building and dome is am...” ·
9. Grand Palais
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower
271local recommendations
Christian says “The Grand Palais: - 40 events staged every year - 2 million visitors annually - 72,000 m2 gross floo...” ·
10. Musée Grévin
10 Boulevard Montmartre
243local recommendations
Lilian says “The newly-renovated Grevin Wax Museum has settings from 19th and 20th century France... the theatre,...” ·
11. Carnavalet Museum
16 Rue des Francs Bourgeois
216local recommendations
Patrick says “The Carnavalet Museum in Paris is dedicated to the history of the city. The museum occupies two neig...” ·
12. Monsieur Bleu
20 Avenue de New York
45local recommendations
13. City of Science and Industry
30 Avenue Corentin Cariou
225local recommendations
Phil says “"Science and Industry Disneyland" . Great for kids and adults ! At the heart of the largest landscap...” ·
14. Louis Vuitton Foundation
8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
159local recommendations
Olivier says “The Louis Vuitton Foundation, located in the Bois de Boulogne, a stone's throw from the Jardin d'Acc...” ·
15. Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain
261 Boulevard Raspail
117local recommendations
Olivier says “The Cartier foundation for contemporary art, founded in 1994, is located on boulevard Raspail, in th...” ·
16. Bourdelle Museum
18 Rue Antoine Bourdelle
38local recommendations
Therese says “The sculptor Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929), a pupil of Rodin, produced a number of monumental works ...” ·
17. Halle Saint-Pierre
2 Rue Ronsard
123local recommendations
Kathleen says “Pause for a coffee and pop/modern/art brut exhibition or stroll the art-book shop in this old market...” ·
18. Cité de la Musique
221 Avenue Jean Jaurès
105local recommendations
Thomas says “A venue truly devoted to music situated in the South of the Parc de la Villette. It provides access ...” ·
19. Metiers Art Museum
60 Rue Réaumur
99local recommendations
Sebastian says “The 'arts and trades' museum is, in fact, Europe's oldest science museum, founded in 1794. Here are ...” ·
20. Musée de Montmartre
12 Rue Cortot
84local recommendations
Sara says “Oldest house in Montmartre, was home to numerous artists. Gain some insight into this independent, b...” ·
21. National Museum of Natural History
57 Rue Cuvier
85local recommendations
Claudia says “The museum in the Jardin des Plantes presents exhibitions and activities to the public in 6 differen...” ·
22. Cinémathèque Française
51 Rue de Bercy
72local recommendations
Laetitia says “Franck Gehry architecture, place for the independant cinema. Sponsors : Claude Berri and Costas-G...” ·
23. Deyrolle
46 Rue du Bac
25local recommendations
Letizia says “A shop that's basically a natural history museum ! Definitely worth a look ! A sort of a cabinet of ...” ·
24. Petit Palais
Avenue Winston Churchill
76local recommendations
Aline says “Petit Palais is home to a jewel of 1900s architecture. The museum’s displays wonderful collections,...” ·
25. Paris Museum of Modern Art
11 Avenue du Président Wilson
76local recommendations
Evrard says “Great & famous museum ! This new layout spotlights major figures and trends sometimes unfairly ne­gl...” ·
26. Marmottan Monet Museum
2 Rue Louis Boilly
77local recommendations
Émeline says “Thanks to the Marmottan collector family. The Impressionists, Claude Monet and Berthe Morisot. In th...” ·
27. Dalí Paris
11 Rue Poulbot
73local recommendations
Camélia says “More than 300 works by Dali are on display at this basement museum. The collection includes Dali's s...” ·
28. Musée de l'Orangerie
71local recommendations
Mei says “One of my favorite museums in all of Paris. It is best known for its room featuring Monet's water li...” ·
29. Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet
6 Place d'Iéna
61local recommendations
Émeline says “Free. One of the largest collections of Asian art of every era. Amazing Chinese and Japanese porcela...” ·
30. Musée Jacquemart-André
158 Boulevard Haussmann
70local recommendations
Angie says “The museum was created from the private home/collection of Édouard André (1833 - 1894) and Nélie Jac...” ·