Paris, the city of light, is a multicultural city, where gastronomy, art, and culture mingle. It is renowned for being the city museum par excellence!

Today, more than a hundred Parisian museums, historic buildings, and residences of the Kings of France share the cultural legacy of their history in art, architecture, and collective sciences thanks to an enormous political dedication to heritage protection and conservation.

To make it easier for you to visit the museums in Paris, Europe Discovery Travel offers you a short guide to the must-see you should definitely visit. The guide is divided into two parts: a section on museums, which you will find in the section dedicated to the districts of Paris, to enable you to venture boldly at your own pace into the heart of the districts. The other part, here, with the must-sees such as the Louvre or the Orsay Museum, but also other more intimate institutions to visit in the French capital!

Here are some of the most famous museums in Paris. These are just a few examples of the cultural wealth of the Île-de-France region:

– Cluny, the National Museum of the Middle Ages, showcases collections of medieval art, including the famous Lady and the Unicorn tapestry series.

– The City of Paris Museum of Modern Art  has more than 15,000 works of modern and contemporary art, including paintings, sculptures a

– National Museum of Natural History in Paris, located in the Garden of Plants, is a prestigious institution dedicated to the study and preservation of biodiversity.

The Paris Museums