Arts & Culture in Paris

From local plays to touring exhibitions, this is where local Airbnb hosts go to get in touch with their creative side.

Locals’ favourite places

1. The Centre Pompidou
1023local recommendations
2. Louvre Museum
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. Opéra
10 Place de l'Opéra
397local recommendations
Carolina says “France's most important opéra house from 1875 built during Napoleon III's reign done in an eclectic ...” ·
5. Sainte-Chapelle
8 Boulevard du Palais
141local recommendations
Arnaud says “High Gothic jewel built by Saint Louis in the heart of the Palais de la Cité. Discover the unique st...” ·
6. Picasso National Museum
5 Rue de Thorigny
368local recommendations
Patrick says “The Musée Picasso is an art gallery located in the Hôtel Salé in rue de Thorigny, in the Marais dist...” ·
7. Rodin Museum
77 Rue de Varenne
321local recommendations
Jean-Marc says “The Hôtel Biron is a jewel of Parisian rocaille architecture, with its park that covers nearly three...” ·
8. Quai Branly Museum
37 Quai Branly
292local recommendations
Clara says “I like this museum very much, and its amazing architecture (Jean Nouvel) The Quai Branly museum or m...” ·
9. Le 104
104 Rue d'Aubervilliers
297local recommendations
Tristan says “Super culture/art center -exhibitions -concerts - people practicing their hip hop dance move, juggli...” ·
10. Invalides
279local recommendations
Cyril says “Les Invalides is a complex of buildings, all relating to the military history of France, as well as ...” ·
11. Grand Palais
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower
271local recommendations
Fleur says “The Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées, commonly known as the Grand Palais (English: Great Palace), is ...” ·
12. Arab World Institute
1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard
133local recommendations
Giulia says “The Institute of the Arab World ( IMA) is, more than a museum, a big Parisian cultural area dedicate...” ·
13. Musée Grévin
10 Boulevard Montmartre
243local recommendations
Baptiste says “The museum was founded in 1882 by Arthur Meyer, a journalist for Le Gaulois, and named for its first...” ·
14. Palais Garnier
8 Rue Scribe
108local recommendations
Hippo&Coco says “The Palais Garnier is a 1,979-seat opera house, which was built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris Oper...” ·
15. Paris-Sorbonne University
66local recommendations
Xin says “Take a little detour and inspect the legendary university, or stop at the nice little Place de la So...” ·
16. Carnavalet Museum
16 Rue des Francs Bourgeois
216local recommendations
Jean says “At the heart of the district Le Marais, this museum redraws the history of Paris through its impress...” ·
17. Le Carreau du Temple
2 Rue Perrée
99local recommendations
Chloe & Sylvie
Chloe & Sylvie says “Carreau du Temple is an exhibition space, a place for experimentation and sharing, an artistic labor...” ·
18. Paris Philharmonic
221 Avenue Jean Jaurès
143local recommendations
Charles says “This is one of the new amazing building of Paris, architect Jean Nouvel designed this major concert ...” ·
19. Sorbonne
62local recommendations
Wang says “National Museum of the Middle Ages, Place Paul Painlevé, Paris, France” ·
6 Impasse de la Défense
61local recommendations
Virginie says “Restaurant/café/art gallery: the best coffee in Batignolles, delicious english breakfast and nice pl...” ·
21. Monsieur Bleu
20 Avenue de New York
45local recommendations
Valerie says “Located on the banks of the Seine in the bottom portion of the Palais de Tokyo, in the summer sit ou...” ·
22. City of Science and Industry
30 Avenue Corentin Cariou
225local recommendations
Candice & Alexandre
Candice & Alexandre says “Cité des enfants : It's a wonderfull place for kids (2 races 2-5 years and 5-12 years) where they ca...” ·
23. Gaité Lyrique
3bis Rue Papin
118local recommendations
Antoine says “Gaité Lyrique is the museum for digital culture in Paris. Art, Library, and video games ! The buildi...” ·
24. Opéra Bastille
Place de la Bastille
127local recommendations
Laetitia says “Opera If you can't buy a place to show you full price tickets to discounted rates on sale one hour ...” ·
25. Louis Vuitton Foundation
8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
159local recommendations
Mohamed says “Rising up out of the Bois de Boulogne like a magnificent ship sporting billowing crystal sails, Fran...” ·
76 Rue de Turenne
42local recommendations
Corinne says “Very cool gallery with contemporary art. Beautiful space! There is a little library with art books ...” ·
27. La Cigale
120 Boulevard de Rochechouart
115local recommendations
Baptiste says “Concert venue in Pigalle!!! Good bands playing for affordable prices!” ·
28. The François-Mitterrand Library
Quai François Mauriac
114local recommendations
Jenny says “Big Library with 4 famous towers where thousands of books are archives. Great exhibition of painting...” ·
29. Opéra Bastille
Place de la Bastille
104local recommendations
Marc says “Inaugurated in 1989, this modern theatre, designed by Carlos Ott, houses a main auditorium with 2745...” ·
30. Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain
261 Boulevard Raspail
117local recommendations
Sonia says “The Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art offer very original temporary exhibitions (from David L...” ·