Museums

Explore the greats and discover hidden gems

15 unmissable alternative museums
Museums

15 unmissable alternative museums

Beat the crowds at these unassuming little gems.

Late-night museum and gallery openings in Paris
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Late-night museum and gallery openings in Paris

Fed up of the weekend queues? Head to one of these after-work openings instead.

Paris Museum Pass
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Paris Museum Pass

Direct access to 60 of Paris’s most iconic sights, and allows you to skip past the long ticket queues.

50 unmissable artworks in Paris
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50 unmissable artworks in Paris

The most crucial pieces from Paris’s finest museums and galleries.

Latest reviews

Maison Deyrolle
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Maison Deyrolle

Take a safari in this unique cabinet of curiosities.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Mundolingua
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Mundolingua

An interactive museum dedicated to the history of languages and linguistics.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Le Nouveau Musée du Parfum
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Le Nouveau Musée du Parfum

Perfume makers Fragonard dedicate a museum to the smelly stuff.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Musée de l’Homme
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Musée de l’Homme

The reopened Trocadéro museum celebrates the sheer diversity of humankind.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars

The best Paris museums

Quirky museums
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Quirky museums

Weird and wonderful little-known gems – all well worth an hour of your time.

Open air museums
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Open air museums

For a dose of fresh air AND culture.

Modern & contemporary art museums
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Modern & contemporary art museums

From hard-hitting photography exhibitions to offbeat multi-media installations.

Art deco museums
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Art deco museums

Rich collections of art deco art, artefacts and furniture.

Sculpture Museums

Sculpture Museums

A guide to flowing contours and jagged angles.

Paris museums by area

Central Paris
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Central Paris

Montmartre
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Montmartre

The Marais
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The Marais

Left Bank
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Left Bank

Beyond the péripherique
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Beyond the péripherique