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Cite des Sciences et d'Industrie

Europe's largest science museum. The glass and steel building was opened in 1986 and draws five million visitors annually. The attractions include a planetarium for trips to space and the Geode, a huge silver ball which houses an IMAX movie theatre....

Musee d'Orsay (Orsay Museum)

The Musee d'Orsay opened in 1986 and is located in the former Orsay train station. The station first came into service in 1900 during the World's Fair. The museum houses a collection of works by masters of early modern art from the period 1848 to 191...

Marmottan-Monet Museum

While strolling through the Louvre, you've probably seen the name of this artistic Frenchman several times . The famous Claude Monet was a master at painting landscapes. In the Marmottan-Monet museum, world's largest collection of Monet can be admire...

Picasso Museum

After Picasso's death in 1973, many of his works went to the French state. A large number of these works is now displayed in this historical building, which dates back to 1656. With 203 paintings, 191 sculptures, 85 ceramic pieces, and over 3,000 dra...

Musée de la musique

For music lovers, this museum is highly recommended. This building, designed by architect Christian de Portzamparc, harbours all Western instruments you can think of since the Renaissance. It has very complete collection which gives you a lot to see....

Musee de l'Orangerie (Orangerie Museum)

This museum is known primarily for the series of waterlilies painted by the French impressionist Claude Monet. Monet is one of the foremost French impressionists of the nineteenth century. He painted the waterlilies in the garden of his house at Give...

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