Best museums in Paris

Check out the top museums in Paris, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Boutique du Centre Pompidou
1. Boutique du Centre Pompidou
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169 local reviews
Place Georges Pompidou, Paris
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01 44 78 12 33
Art Museum
Lise
Very touristic. But this is the best "museum spot" of Paris, modern art. The place has been design by Richard …
Anne & Didier
Houses the Public Information Library, the Musée National d'Art Moderne (largest museum for modern art in Euro…
Sophie
Fantastic architecture for the modern art museum with on side escalators to take photos of the city - located …
1. Boutique du Centre Pompidou
1. Boutique du Centre Pompidou
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169 local reviews
Place Georges Pompidou, Paris
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01 44 78 12 33
Lise
Lise
Very touristic. But this is the best "museum spot" of Paris, modern art. The place has been design by Richard Rogers and Renzo piano, good s…
Anne & Didier
Anne & Didier
Houses the Public Information Library, the Musée National d'Art Moderne (largest museum for modern art in Europe), and the IRCAM, a music an…
Sophie
Sophie
Fantastic architecture for the modern art museum with on side escalators to take photos of the city - located right in the center of Paris w…
2. Musée du quai Branly
2. Musée du quai Branly
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45 local reviews
37 Quai Branly, Paris
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01 56 61 70 00
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Mathieu
This is the newest and the most modern of Paris' great museums, housing an outstanding collection of tribal ar…
Jean-Marc
The Quai Branly Museum features the indigenous art and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. Th…
Clara
I like this museum very much, and its amazing architecture (Jean Nouvel) The Quai Branly museum or museum of a…
2. Musée du quai Branly
2. Musée du quai Branly
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45 local reviews
37 Quai Branly, Paris
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01 56 61 70 00
Mathieu
Mathieu
This is the newest and the most modern of Paris' great museums, housing an outstanding collection of tribal art, with a particular emphasis …
Jean-Marc
Jean-Marc
The Quai Branly Museum features the indigenous art and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. The museum collection has 450,00…
Clara
Clara
I like this museum very much, and its amazing architecture (Jean Nouvel) The Quai Branly museum or museum of arts and civilizations of Afric…
3. Musée Jacquemart-André
3. Musée Jacquemart-André
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18 local reviews
158 Boulevard Haussmann, Paris
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01 45 62 11 59
Establishment
DIANE
The museum was created from the private home of Édouard André (1833–1894) and Nélie Jacquemart (1841-1912) to …
Angie
The museum was created from the private home/collection of Édouard André (1833 - 1894) and Nélie Jacquemart. A…
Kathleen
The museum was created from the private home of Édouard André (1833–1894) and Nélie Jacquemart (1841-1912) to …
3. Musée Jacquemart-André
3. Musée Jacquemart-André
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18 local reviews
158 Boulevard Haussmann, Paris
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01 45 62 11 59
DIANE
DIANE
The museum was created from the private home of Édouard André (1833–1894) and Nélie Jacquemart (1841-1912) to display the art they collected…
Angie
Angie
The museum was created from the private home/collection of Édouard André (1833 - 1894) and Nélie Jacquemart. A hidden gem in Paris! A beauti…
Kathleen
Kathleen
The museum was created from the private home of Édouard André (1833–1894) and Nélie Jacquemart (1841-1912) to display the art they collected…
4. Musée de l'Orangerie
4. Musée de l'Orangerie
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12 local reviews
Jardin Tuileries, Paris
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01 44 77 80 07
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Mei
One of my favorite museums in all of Paris. It is best known for its room featuring Monet's water lilies--extr…
ISABEL
Museum with 20th-century European art collection, showcasing 8 of Monet's water lilies murals.
nabil
We love this small museum that has a lot of modern art (early 20th) and great collection of Monet in the basem…
4. Musée de l'Orangerie
4. Musée de l'Orangerie
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12 local reviews
Jardin Tuileries, Paris
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01 44 77 80 07
Mei
Mei
One of my favorite museums in all of Paris. It is best known for its room featuring Monet's water lilies--extra special if you also do a day…
ISABEL
ISABEL
Museum with 20th-century European art collection, showcasing 8 of Monet's water lilies murals.
nabil
nabil
We love this small museum that has a lot of modern art (early 20th) and great collection of Monet in the basement. Not one of the must see,…
5. Parc Monceau
5. Parc Monceau
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66 local reviews
Parc Monceau, Paris
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01 42 27 39 56
Establishment
Edouard
Parc Monceau is surrounded by luxury buildings and sumptuous mansions, including the Musée Cernuschi (Museum o…
Vincent
One of the most elegant gardens in Paris, and a reflection of the district. Visitors can enter through the gre…
Angie
The park is unusual in France due to its "English" style: its informal layout, curved walkways and randomly pl…
5. Parc Monceau
5. Parc Monceau
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66 local reviews
Parc Monceau, Paris
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01 42 27 39 56
Edouard
Edouard
Parc Monceau is surrounded by luxury buildings and sumptuous mansions, including the Musée Cernuschi (Museum of Asian Arts). A very peaceful…
Vincent
Vincent
One of the most elegant gardens in Paris, and a reflection of the district. Visitors can enter through the great wrought iron gates embellis…
Angie
Angie
The park is unusual in France due to its "English" style: its informal layout, curved walkways and randomly placed statues including some fa…
6. Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
6. Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
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23 local reviews
261 Boulevard Raspail, Paris
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01 42 18 56 50
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Bastien
One of the most avant-gardism museum in Paris!
Salim
Very famous museum for contemporary art / Collections d'art contemporain (20 mn walk from home)
Charlotte
Amazing museum of contemporary art
6. Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
6. Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
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23 local reviews
261 Boulevard Raspail, Paris
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01 42 18 56 50
Bastien
Bastien
One of the most avant-gardism museum in Paris!
Salim
Salim
Very famous museum for contemporary art / Collections d'art contemporain (20 mn walk from home)
Charlotte
Charlotte
Amazing museum of contemporary art
7. Parc de la Villette
7. Parc de la Villette
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48 local reviews
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris
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+33 1 40 03 75 75
Park
Alexandra
Beautiful place with many restaurants and a huge area to rest, water and museums. Very Cultural and represent…
Lucas
A 10-minute walk by the canal will take you to this huge park, also home to the Science and industry museum, w…
Jonathan
The Parc de La Villette is the biggest urban cultural park of the capital. The 55 hectares of the park, among …
7. Parc de la Villette
7. Parc de la Villette
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48 local reviews
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris
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+33 1 40 03 75 75
Alexandra
Alexandra
Beautiful place with many restaurants and a huge area to rest, water and museums. Very Cultural and representative of France. Go there on a…
Lucas
Lucas
A 10-minute walk by the canal will take you to this huge park, also home to the Science and industry museum, which usually is great fun for …
Jonathan
Jonathan
The Parc de La Villette is the biggest urban cultural park of the capital. The 55 hectares of the park, among which 35 outdoors, mix nature …
8. Musée Marmottan Monet
8. Musée Marmottan Monet
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16 local reviews
Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris
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01 44 96 50 33
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Alexandre
Out of the way and off the beaten path a MUST see museum if you love Monet. A collection you will see nowhere …
Philippe
Walking to the top of rue du Ranelagh you arrive in Ranelagh gardens and the Marmottan Impressionism painters …
Clément
Beautiful museum, with amazing painting by Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Picasso etc... Really beautiful collectio…
8. Musée Marmottan Monet
8. Musée Marmottan Monet
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16 local reviews
Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris
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01 44 96 50 33
Alexandre
Alexandre
Out of the way and off the beaten path a MUST see museum if you love Monet. A collection you will see nowhere else in the world !
Philippe
Philippe
Walking to the top of rue du Ranelagh you arrive in Ranelagh gardens and the Marmottan Impressionism painters museum. Don't miss it if you l…
Clément
Clément
Beautiful museum, with amazing painting by Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Picasso etc... Really beautiful collection
9. Musée des Arts et Métiers de Paris
9. Musée des Arts et Métiers de Paris
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22 local reviews
60 rue Réaumur, Paris
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01 53 01 82 00
Establishment
Juliette
If you're coming along with kids or are yourself keen on discovering machines this place is the one ! The muse…
Olivier
The Musée des Arts et Métiers (Museum of Arts and Crafts) is an industrial design museum, founded in 1794 repo…
Sebastian
The 'arts and trades' museum is, in fact, Europe's oldest science museum, founded in 1794. Here are beautiful …
9. Musée des Arts et Métiers de Paris
9. Musée des Arts et Métiers de Paris
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22 local reviews
60 rue Réaumur, Paris
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01 53 01 82 00
Juliette
Juliette
If you're coming along with kids or are yourself keen on discovering machines this place is the one ! The museum exhibits all kinds of machi…
Olivier
Olivier
The Musée des Arts et Métiers (Museum of Arts and Crafts) is an industrial design museum, founded in 1794 repository for the preservation of…
Sebastian
Sebastian
The 'arts and trades' museum is, in fact, Europe's oldest science museum, founded in 1794. Here are beautiful astrolabes, celestial spheres,…
10. Musée d'Art Naïf - Max Fourny
10. Musée d'Art Naïf - Max Fourny
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20 local reviews
2 Rue Ronsard, Paris
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01 42 58 72 89
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Olivier
"Museum of art with contemporary and experimental paintings, graphic art as well as avant-garde concerts."
Laure
Super places for eating or taking a coffee, it's a museum for Art Brut ( nice book shop too ) in the middle of…
Sara
A museum of outsider, primitive and naive art. Surrounded by large department stores that sell all types of f…
10. Musée d'Art Naïf - Max Fourny
10. Musée d'Art Naïf - Max Fourny
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20 local reviews
2 Rue Ronsard, Paris
Closed now
01 42 58 72 89
Olivier
Olivier
"Museum of art with contemporary and experimental paintings, graphic art as well as avant-garde concerts."
Laure
Laure
Super places for eating or taking a coffee, it's a museum for Art Brut ( nice book shop too ) in the middle of Montmartre
Sara
Sara
A museum of outsider, primitive and naive art. Surrounded by large department stores that sell all types of fabric.
11. Musée Bourdelle
11. Musée Bourdelle
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10 local reviews
18 rue Antoine Bourdelle, Paris
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01 49 54 73 73
Art Museum
Deborah
Bourdelle was a sculptor and student of Rodin. The museum is housed in his former workshop and has a nice gard…
Chloé
Impressive Sculptures of Bourdelle. Really small and beautiful museum, with a little garden inside
Pierre-Antoine
Enter in the intimacy of the great sculptor Bourdelle's workshop. Be amazed by his gigantic sculptures! The mu…
11. Musée Bourdelle
11. Musée Bourdelle
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10 local reviews
18 rue Antoine Bourdelle, Paris
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01 49 54 73 73
Deborah
Deborah
Bourdelle was a sculptor and student of Rodin. The museum is housed in his former workshop and has a nice garden.
Chloé
Chloé
Impressive Sculptures of Bourdelle. Really small and beautiful museum, with a little garden inside
Pierre-Antoine
Pierre-Antoine
Enter in the intimacy of the great sculptor Bourdelle's workshop. Be amazed by his gigantic sculptures! The museum is free :)
12. Musée National Picasso
12. Musée National Picasso
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82 local reviews
5 Rue Thorigny, Paris
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01 42 71 25 21
Establishment
Jean-Marc
Located in the Hotel Salé, one of the most beautiful private mansions in the Marais, the Picasso Museum presen…
Victoria
Dedicated to Picasso, this museum always has interesting exhibitions about the artists life. Equally worth whi…
Carole
Located in one of the most beautiful baroque private hotels of Le Marais (Hotel Salé), the National Picasso Mu…
12. Musée National Picasso
12. Musée National Picasso
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82 local reviews
5 Rue Thorigny, Paris
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01 42 71 25 21
Jean-Marc
Jean-Marc
Located in the Hotel Salé, one of the most beautiful private mansions in the Marais, the Picasso Museum presents more than 5,000 works and a…
Victoria
Victoria
Dedicated to Picasso, this museum always has interesting exhibitions about the artists life. Equally worth while if you are a lover of Picas…
Carole
Carole
Located in one of the most beautiful baroque private hotels of Le Marais (Hotel Salé), the National Picasso Museum, after being shut for a l…