10 Paris Museums That Aren’t the Louvre

10 Paris Museums

In Paris, you certainly already saw, heard or read about the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. If you are a tourist in Paris for the first time, you will surely visit it directly after the Eiffel Tower. But wait! Don’t leave Paris; it got more than these two masterpieces. If you have not heard about its other impressive museum, here is a chance to. This is a good chance to have some ideas about 10 Paris museums that aren’t the Louvre and that you have to visit when you reach Paris.

1. Discovery Palace

A science and technology museum behind the Grand Palace, smaller and older than the City of Science but with it has its own charm. It was established in 1937 to help people understand the scientific approach. To its importance and beauty it still brings temporary exhibits on physics, biology, electricity, astronomy and others.

2. The City of Science

The city of Science; is actually the largest science museum in Europe, located in the French capital of Paris, a public institution of industrial and commercial nature, aims to promote scientific and technical culture, contains a number of scientific sections in areas such as space, soil and food. This museums says that Paris is not only for fashion and romance it is for science and arts; for everything great.

3. The Rodin Museum

It is famous for its great popularity in Paris. It displays the works of one of France’s greatest sculptors, Auguste Rodin, to whom the name of the museum is attributed. The visitor of this museum will spend a lot of time pondering upon the masterpieces there.

4. Orsay Museum

It is one of the most popular museums in Paris. It contains nearly 6,000 pieces of works that chronicle French art in the period between 1848 and 1915, including rare paintings, well done and famous sculptures, prestigious furniture and stunning photographs.

5. Carnival Museum

It is known as the Paris History Museum, which is dedicated to the history of this city from its beginnings until the present time. The museum contains a wide range of historical artefacts. It was first opened in 1880 and is located in two palaces that date back to the 16th and 17th centuries.

6. National Museum of the Middle Ages / Clooney Spa

There are many impetuses to visit the National Museum of the Middle Ages which is located in the famous Latin Quarter, the oldest neighbourhood in the heart of Paris, where medieval artefacts are found in Europe. Here you will be taken on a journey of the old times of the middle ages.

7. Palace of Versailles

It is also called Versailles Place; it is a magnificent that is greatly worth visiting by all the tourists coming to Paris, as a museum one will also have the chance to discover the works of the top designers who designed gardens, lakes and luxury furnished guest houses, where Louis XIV, XVIII and XVI lived before the kingdom ended with the French Revolution.

8. National Maritime Museum

It is at the same time the Museum of Art History, the Museum of Science and Technical Achievement. This museum will take you on long historical journey to explore some human adventures, popular heritage and maritime achievements. The Foundation has benefited from groups of marine historical collections that are the best in the world.

9. Montmartre Museum

The Bell Air House is a 17th century building that houses the Montmartre Museum and the Renoir Gardens, and is actually the oldest building in Montmartre. It was founded in 1960 and chronicles the history of Montmartre.

10. Picasso Museum

In 1923 Picasso lived in Paris and presented his most distinguished work there. After his death in 1973, his family donated more than 3,288 works of his creativity, and a collection of contemporary art, sculptures, drawings and paintings which are all found in this rich museum.


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