The best museums in France in 2021

These are the top 100 best museums in France, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in France:

  1. Musée d'Orsay1

    Musée d'Orsay

    Paris
    Originally a railway station, this Beaux-Arts building now houses Musée d'Orsay, one of the largest art museums in Europe. The Musée d'Orsay in Paris is an art museum that covers the history of Western art between 1848 and 1914, with a strong emphasis on 19th-century French art. The museum has a ren
  2. Louvre Museum2

    Louvre Museum

    Paris
    The Louvre Museum in Paris is the largest art museum in the world. The museum is located inside the Louvre Palace which was once the residence of the French kings. It began its existence as a 12th-century fortress and its parts can still be seen in today’s Louvre. The palace was turned into a public
  3. Musee de l'Orangerie3

    Musee de l'Orangerie

    Paris
    Many impressionist artworks of mainly French artists are exhibited in the Musee de l'Orangerie museum near the Tuileries gardens in Paris. Paintings from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century are on display in the museum, including works of art by Renoir, Picasso, Cézanne and man
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  5. Musée Rodin4

    Musée Rodin

    Paris
    Visit the former workshop of the founder of modern sculpting - Auguste Rodin. Opened in 1919, the Musée Rodin museum houses a great collection of his works. The exhibition includes more than 6000 of Rodin's sculptures, as well as his drawings and photographs. Be sure to explore the adjacent garden a
  6. Musée Marmottan Monet5

    Musée Marmottan Monet

    Paris
    The Musée Marmottan Monet museum is one of the museums of fine arts in Paris. Art historian Paul Marmottan donated his city palace and art collection to the Académie des beaux-arts in 1932. In addition to the collection of Jules and Paul Marmottan, the museum has the largest collection in the world
  7. Musee Jacquemart-André6

    Musee Jacquemart-André

    Paris
    The Jacquemart-André Museum (Musee Jacquemart-André) is a museum in a former private hotel (city palace) in Paris. Its collection is brought together by a private collector; Édouard André in 1875. He mainly collected works by old Italian masters, which he bought with his wife Nélie Jacquemart. His w
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  9. Army Museum7

    Army Museum

    Paris
    The Musée de l'Armée (the Army Museum) in paris is located in the Cathédrale de Saint-Louis-des-Invalides, which is part of the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. Its historical military collection comprises more than 500,000 objects from the Middle Ages to modern times, including pieces like photos, pai
  10. Musée Miniature et Cinéma8

    Musée Miniature et Cinéma

    Lyon
    Musée Miniature et Cinéma (the Miniature and Cinema Museum), formerly a museum of miniatures and film sets is a private museum in Lyon. The musuem is founded by the miniaturist artist Dan Ohlmann and is housed in the historic listed building of the 'Maison des avocats'. The museum holds two permanen
  11. Musée du quai Branly9

    Musée du quai Branly

    Paris
    The Musée du quai Branly museum is a large ethnographic museum in Paris. With four buildings, the museum, designed by architect Jean Nouvel, covers an area of ​​40,600 m², with one wall of 200 meters long and 12 meters high covered with plants on the outside, designed by the French botanist Patrick
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    Fondation Louis Vuitton

    Paris
    Built on the site of a former bowling alley, this overwhelming building opened in 2014. It was designed by the famous visionary architect Frank O. Gehry from Los Angeles in close cooperation with Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world's largest luxury goods company. The design was
  13. City of Paris Fine Art Museum11

    City of Paris Fine Art Museum

    Paris
    The City of Paris Fine Art Museum is housed in the Petit Palais in Paris, which was built for the 1900 World's Fair (the 1900 Exposition Universelle ("universal exhibition")) by the architect Charles Girault. The museum holds and exhibits a large collection of ancient and modern art, including paint
  14. Musée national Marc Chagall12

    Musée national Marc Chagall

    Nice
    Musée national Marc Chagall (The Marc-Chagall Museum, national museum of the Marc-Chagall biblical message) is a national museum in Nice that is dedicated to the work of the painter Marc Chagall. Chagnall was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. He was an early modernist and was ass
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  16. Grevin Museum13

    Grevin Museum

    Paris
    The Grevin Museum (Musée Grévin) in Paris was established in 1882 and is one of Europe's oldest wax museums. The Grevin Museum has around 450 waxworks of French and internationally renowned people such as Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Elton John, Vladimir Putin, Louis de Funès, Stromae, Nolwenn Leroy a
  17. Musée National du Moyen Âge14

    Musée National du Moyen Âge

    Paris
    The Musée National du Moyen Âge museum, also known as Musée de Cluny, holds six spectacular tapestries called The Lady and the Unicorn. The building itself combines both Gothic and Renaissance elements. It was built around 1485 and converted into a museum after the death of Alexandre du Sommerard, a
  18. Cité de l'espace15

    Cité de l'espace

    Toulouse
    Cité de l'espace is a theme park focused on space and the conquest of space in Toulouse in France. It features full-scale models of the Ariane 5 rocket, Mir space station, and Soyuz modules and a planetarium where shows are presented. Furthermore there are (interactive) exhibits in the Cité de l'Esp
  19. Jardin des Plantes16

    Jardin des Plantes

    Paris
    Le Jardin des Plantes is a botanical garden in Paris that also houses a zoo, the Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes. The garden is located on the left bank of the Seine, and has been part of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle since 1793. The site covers around 28 hectares and next to the zoo and
  20. Musée des Confluences17

    Musée des Confluences

    Lyon
    Musée des Confluences is a science centre and anthropology museum in Lyon. It hold a collection of natural science, anthropology, and Earth Sciences and exhibits related to arts and crafts. The museum features 4 main exhibitions called 'Origins - Stories of the World', 'Species - the Web of life', '
  21. Centre Pompidou18

    Centre Pompidou

    Paris
    The Center Georges Pompidou, or just Centre Pompidou is a leading center for modern art in Paris. It was opened in February 1977, by former French President Pompidou, who wanted a large public center in Paris where all forms of modern art and cultural expressions could find a home. This inside-out b
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  23. Musée des arts et métiers19

    Musée des arts et métiers

    Paris
    The Musée des arts et métiers (Museum of arts and professions) is a museum in Paris that houses the collection of the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, which was founded in 1794. The museum has a collection of more than 80,000 objects, of which 40,000 are exhibited in the museum, including
  24. Musée Picasso Paris20

    Musée Picasso Paris

    Paris
    The Picasso Museum in Paris (Musée Picasso Paris) is housed in the Hotel Salé, where it gives an overview of the work of Pablo Picasso. The collection by Picasso is the largest collection in the world of works by Picasso, who spent a large part of his life in France and is organized thematically. In
  25. Musée Nissim de Camondo21

    Musée Nissim de Camondo

    Paris
    The Musée Nissim de Camondo is a museum that is located on the edge of the Parc Monceau in Paris. The museum is housed in the 20th-century residence of the Camondo family. The former private collection of this family is exhibited here, which mainly consists of 18th-century French furniture. This col
  26. Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée22

    Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée

    Marseille
    The MuCEM - Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations) is a national museum in Marseille that is dedicated to European and Mediterranean civilisations. The museum is located at the entrance of the harbour, next to the 17th-centu
  27. Grand Palais23

    Grand Palais

    Paris
    The Grand Palais is a Beaux-Arts building that was erected for the 1900 World Exposition. Nowadays it houses many exhibitions beneath its huge Art Nouveau glass roof. The complex comprises of several separate galeries nationales (individual exhibition rooms) and also of the Palace de la Découverte,
  28. Musee des Beaux-Arts24

    Musee des Beaux-Arts

    Lyon
    Musee des Beaux-Arts (The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon) is a municipal museum of fine arts in Lyon and is one of the largest art museums in France. The museum is housed in a former Benedictine convent of the 17th and 18th century. The Musee des Beaux-Arts holds diverse collections consisting of objec
  29. Musée gallo-romain de Fourvière25

    Musée gallo-romain de Fourvière

    Lyon
    Musée gallo-romain de Fourvière (The Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière) is a museum on the Gallo-Roman civilisation in Lyon. The museum is located near the city's Roman theatre on the Fourvière hill. Musée gallo-romain de Fourvière holds a collection of Roman, Celtic and pre-Roman material, inclu
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  31. Musee des Arts Forains26

    Musee des Arts Forains

    Paris
    The Musée des Arts Forains - Collection Jean-Paul Favand is a private museum in Paris that is dedicated to funfair objects. The museum holds and exhibits a collection of objects from 1850 and 1950, including 14 amusement rides, 16 fair stalls and restored attractions, 18 sets of historical works, a
  32. Musée Carnavalet27

    Musée Carnavalet

    Paris
    The Musée Carnavalet is the museum in Paris for the history of the city with a very wide collection. The museum consists of the Hôtel de Carnavalet and the Hôtel Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau, together accounting for around a hundred rooms. The Hôtel Carnavalet was built in 1548 by Count Jacques des
  33. Museum of Modern Art City of Paris28

    Museum of Modern Art City of Paris

    Paris
    The Museum of Modern Art City of Paris or MAM (Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris) is a modern art museum in the French capital of Paris. It is located in the east wing of the Palais de Tokyo, while the west wing is intended for contemporary art activities and exhibitions related to painting a
  34. Grande Galerie de l'Evolution29

    Grande Galerie de l'Evolution

    Paris
    The Grande Galerie de l'Évolution (Great Gallery of Evolution) is part of the French Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, located in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. This museum focuses on the evolution of the animal and plant world. The first floor focuses on marine animal species. Land life is t
  35. Fort Saint-Jean30

    Fort Saint-Jean

    Marseille
  36. Palais de la découverte31

    Palais de la découverte

    Paris
    The Palais de la découverte is a science museum in Paris that is housed in the west wing of the 19th-century Grand Palais. The museum was founded in the run-up to the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, which took place in Paris in 1937. There are permanent exhibits
  37. Mémorial de la Shoah32

    Mémorial de la Shoah

    Paris
    The Mémorial de la Shoah (Center de documentation juive contemporaine, CDJC) is the central memorial to the Holocaust in France, located in Paris. Focus is the persecution of the Jews in occupied France and under the Vichy regime from 1940-1944. The Mémorial de la Shoah is also a museum where visito
  38. Palais de Tokyo33

    Palais de Tokyo

    Paris
    Palais de Tokyo in Paris is the largest centre in Europe dedicated to contemporary art exhibitions. Having no permanent exhibitions, the place is very dynamic and always offers something new with alternative forms of art, with its main focus on the emerging French and international art scene. Apart
  39. Musée du Luxembourg34

    Musée du Luxembourg

    Paris
    The Musée du Luxembourg is a museum in Paris. It was the first European museum to exhibit art in public for the first time, and the first museum for contemporary art. Nowadays it is mainly used for temporary exhibitions with works by both classical as well as modern artists.
  40. Musée de la musique35

    Musée de la musique

    Paris
    The Musée de la musique in Paris (Music Museum Paris) has a collection of hundreds of musical instruments collected by the Conservatoire de Paris. The museum collection includes instruments that were used in classical and folk music from the 15th century to the present. The collection of this Music
  41. Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet36

    Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet

    Paris
    Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Musée Guimet is a French museum of Asian art in Paris. Although the museum now covers almost all of East Asia, focus is on archaeological pieces and classical oriental art, with few to no contemporary or ethnological pieces. There is however an extensive textile
  42. Musée Bourdelle37

    Musée Bourdelle

    Paris
    Musée Bourdelle is a museum in Paris that is located in the former residence and studio of the French sculptor Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929). The museum exhibits an important art collection of his work. It was founded in 1949. Like Auguste Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle wanted to leave a museum at t
  43. Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology38

    Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology

    Marseille
    The Musée d'archéologie méditerranéenne (Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology) is a museum in Marseille that is dedicated to the art of civilizations around the Mediterranean. The museum holds a collection of objects related to Egypt that is the largest in France after the Louvre in Paris. Besides th
  44. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art39

    Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Nice
    The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain, MAMAC) is a museum in Nice in France that is dedicated to modern art and contemporary art. The museum holds and displays a collection of works of art that are considered as avant-garde, from the late 1950s to the p
  45. Musée Lumière40

    Musée Lumière

    Lyon
    Musée Lumière is a museum in Lyon that is devoted to Auguste and Louis Lumière, inventors of the cinématographe and fathers of the cinema. The museum is founded especially to honour their contribution to filmmaking. The musuem is housed in the house of the Lumière family. Visitors can discover the i
  46. Aquarium de la Porte Dorée41

    Aquarium de la Porte Dorée

    Paris
    Established in the 1930s, the Aquarium de la Porte Dorée is located on the bottom floor of the impressive Palais de la Porte Dorée. Visitors to the aquarium can see various species of fish, reptiles, turtles and discover more about marine life. The living collection includes more than 15,000 animals
  47. Musée Cernuschi42

    Musée Cernuschi

    Paris
    The Musée Cernuschi is a museum in Paris that is dedicated to Asian arts with a collection that focuses on the Far East: China, Japan, Korea. The Italian-French politician and economist Henri Cernuschi had left his collections in 1896 to the city of Paris, after which the Musée Cernuschi was opened
  48. Musée de Montmartre43

    Musée de Montmartre

    Paris
    The Musée de Montmartre museum in Paris maps the bohemian history of Montmartre (a large hill in Paris). It is located in a building that dates back to the 17th century where painters such as Renoir lived and worked. The collection consists of a series of paintings, posters, photographs and various
  49. Musée de la vie romantique44

    Musée de la vie romantique

    Paris
    The Musée de la vie romantique museum is one of the three literary museums in Paris together with Maison de Balzac and Maison de Victor Hugo. It displays works of romantic authors - e.g. sculptures by Bartholdi, paintings by Ary Scheffer and also many items connected to the persona of George Sand.
  50. Cité des Sciences et de L'Industrie45

    Cité des Sciences et de L'Industrie

    Paris
    Cité des Sciences et de L'Industrie is Europe's largest science museum, located in Paris. Cité des Sciences tries to promote science and uses interactive ways of spreading knowledge. Here visitors can explore some of the permanent exhibitions such as Light Games or The Great Story of the Universe. P
  51. Palais Galliera, The City of Paris Fashion Museum46

    Palais Galliera, The City of Paris Fashion Museum

    Paris
    Musée Galliera, or Palais Galliera, The City of Paris Fashion Museum is a museum in Paris that is dedicated to fashion. The museum has only 550 m² of exhibition space available in five rooms in the relatively small Palais Galliera. The collection includes 30,000 garments of the last three centuries,
  52. Fondation Bemberg47

    Fondation Bemberg

    Toulouse
    The Bemberg Foundation (Fondation Bemberg) is a major art gallery in Toulouse that is housed in Hôtel d'Assézat, a Renaissance hôtel particulier. The Fondation Bemberg is one of the major private collections of art in Europe. It is the private collection of Georges Bemberg (1915 - 2011) that include
  53. Musée de l'Homme - Palais de Chaillot48

    Musée de l'Homme - Palais de Chaillot

    Paris
    The Musée de l'Homme is an anthropology museum in Paris that is one of the seven departments of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. The Musée de l'Homme occupies most of the Passy wing of the Palais de Chaillot.
  54. Musée Cognacq-Jay49

    Musée Cognacq-Jay

    Paris
    The Musée Cognacq-Jay is an art museum in Paris that was founded by Marie-Louise Jaÿ (1838-1925) and her husband Ernest Cognacq (1839-1928). The founders and owners of the La Samaritaine department store built a large collection of valuable furniture and works of art from between 1900 and 1925. The
  55. Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes50

    Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes

    Paris
    The Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes is located in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. It is a zoo that is part of the organization of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. The Ménagerie was opened in 1794, making it the oldest in the world after Tiergarten Schönbrunn, which is located in Vienna. Ma
  56. Muséum de Toulouse51

    Muséum de Toulouse

    Toulouse
    The Muséum de Toulouse is a museum of natural history in Toulouse that holds a collection of over 2.5 million pieces that the museum partly displays in its 3,000 square metres of exhibition space. The permanent exhibition of Muséum de Toulouse is categorised in five different themes, namely: the nat
  57. Musée des Arts Décoratifs52

    Musée des Arts Décoratifs

    Paris
    The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is a museum for applied art and design in Paris. The museum was opened in 1905 in the west wing of the Louvre and now holds a collection of around 150,000 objects, of which 6,000 are presented to the public in its exhibitions. It is subdivided into chronological departm
  58. Panthéon bouddhique - Musée Guimet53

    Panthéon bouddhique - Musée Guimet

    Paris
    The Panthéon Bouddhique in Paris is related to Musée Guimet. It is the part of the Guimet Museum that aims to put the original plan of Emile Guimet into practice to increase the knowledge of Eastern religions - in this case of Buddhism from China and Japan - with interesting objects in the field of
  59. Zadkine Museum54

    Zadkine Museum

    Paris
    The Zadkine Museum (Musée Zadkine) is a small museum in Paris with works by Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967), a Russian-born artist who lived in France. The museum is located in the house and studio where he lived and worked from 1928 until his death. There are around 400 sculptures, gouaches, works on pap
  60. Museum of the Arab World55

    Museum of the Arab World

    Paris
    The institut du monde arabe (Institute of the Arab World) is a building and an organization in Paris. The building houses, among other things, the Museum of the Arab World and a library. It is part of the Grands Travaux which is the legacy of the presidency of François Mitterrand. The building was d
  61. Musée des Monuments Français - Palais de Chaillot56

    Musée des Monuments Français - Palais de Chaillot

    Paris
    The Musée des Monuments Français is a museum in Paris that is housed in the Palais de Chaillot, an Art Deco palace that was built on the same spot where a similar palace already stood before. The original palace was built for the World's Fair 1878 while the present-day one was built for the EXPO 193
  62. Musée Art Nouveau – Maxim's57

    Musée Art Nouveau – Maxim's

    Paris
  63. Musée d'histoire de Marseille58

    Musée d'histoire de Marseille

    Marseille
    The Musée d'Histoire de Marseille (Marseille History Museum) is the local historical and archaeological museum of Marseille. The museum holds a collection of archaeological finds discovered when the site it is located on was excavated and other archaeological objects related to the history of Marsei
  64. Galerie de Botanique - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle59

    Galerie de Botanique - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle

    Paris
  65. Maison de Balzac60

    Maison de Balzac

    Paris
    The Maison de Balzac is a writer's museum in paris that is dedicated to the person of Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850), who lived and wrote here for a long time. The house with its large garden is the only Parisian residence of Balzac that has been preserved. Balzac wrote La Comédie humaine (The Human C
  66. REX Studios61

    REX Studios

    Paris
    Go behind the scenes of the biggest European movie palace. The interactive audio-guided tour takes you on an imaginary journey behind the scenes of film production and invites you into the secret and captivating world of cinema as you follow the making of a film from various perspectives : the proje
  67. L'Antiquaille62

    L'Antiquaille

    Lyon
  68. Monnaie de Paris63

    Monnaie de Paris

    Paris
    The Monnaie de Paris is the national French mint. The actual production of the coins does however not take place here, but takes places in Pessac, where since 1998 the Euro is also coined. In addition to the head office, the Hôtel de la Monnaie also houses an extensive numismatic collection, the Mus
  69. Villa Méditerrannée64

    Villa Méditerrannée

    Marseille
    The Villa Méditerranée is a public building located in Marseille on the J4 esplanade. The building houses conferences, meetings and exhibitions. It is designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri.
  70. Maison de Victor Hugo65

    Maison de Victor Hugo

    Paris
    Visit the Maison de Victor Hugo where the famous writer who is one of the most famous representatives of Romanticism spent 16 years of his life, and enjoy its unique atmosphere. Each room in the apartment of Victor Hugo describes a certain period of his life in detail - before, during and after exil
  71. Aquarium de Paris - CineAqua66

    Aquarium de Paris - CineAqua

    Paris
    Aquarium de Paris - CineAqua is a large tropical aquarium located in the centre of Paris. The aquarium is home to a couple of hundred different types of fish and marine invertebrates, housed in tanks that reproduce the aquatic environment of the Seine, the English Channel, the Atlantic Ocean, the Me
  72. Museum of Jewish Art and History67

    Museum of Jewish Art and History

    Paris
    The Museum of Jewish Art and History (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme) is a museum in Paris that is housed in the Hôtel de St-Aignan in Le Marais, where it brings together a number of collections that were previously spread throughout Paris. It is dedicated to French-Jewish culture from the Mi
  73. Musée des Arts Asiatiques de Nice68

    Musée des Arts Asiatiques de Nice

    Nice
    Musée des Arts Asiatiques de Nice is the Asian Arts Museum of Nice in Parc Phœnix, which houses collections of Asian arts. It was inaugurated in 1981 and was designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange. Its collections are from private and public collections, reflecting the important civilizations in
  74. Musée des Tissus et des Arts décoratifs69

    Musée des Tissus et des Arts décoratifs

    Lyon
    The Musée des Tissus et des Arts décoratifs is a museum in Lyon that is housed in two 18th century hôtels particuliers and actually consists of two museum: the Museum of Textiles (Musée des Tissus) and the Decorative Arts Museum (Musée des arts décoratifs). The museum holds a very large collection o
  75. Palais Lascaris70

    Palais Lascaris

    Nice
    The Lascaris Palace, museum of ancient musical instruments (French: Palais Lascaris, musée des instruments de musique anciens) is an old aristocratic palace and musical instrument museum in the old city center of Nice in France. It dates from the first half of the 17th century and houses a collectio
  76. Musee Gustave Moreau71

    Musee Gustave Moreau

    Paris
    The Musée Gustave-Moreau (Gustave Moreau Museum) is an art museum in Paris that is dedicated to the works of the painter Gustave Moreau (1826-1898). The building that houses the museum was originally Moreau's apartment. In 1895, the artist had it converted into a studio and a museum for his works. T
  77. Massena Museum72

    Massena Museum

    Nice
    The Massena Museum (Musée Masséna) is a state museum in Nice. that has since 1921 been displaying art from the Belle Époque, as well as regional art and history of the Côte d'Azur. In the Masséna Museum, painting, sculpture, arts and crafts, Belle Epoque furniture and furnishings are on display on t
  78. Museum of the Resistance73

    Museum of the Resistance

    Lyon
    The Centre d'histoire de la résistance et de la déportation (the Center for the History of the Resistance and Deportation), also called the Museumm of the Resistance is a museum in Lyon that is situated on the former site of a French military health school. The museum illustrates the French Resistan
  79. Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature74

    Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature

    Paris
    The Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature (Museum of hunting and nature) in Paris is a private museum that holds the collections of the Fondation de la Maison de la Chasse et de la Nature. Exhibits focus on the relationships between humans and the natural environment through the traditions and practice
  80. Cote d'Azur Observatory75

    Cote d'Azur Observatory

    Nice
    The Nice Observatory (Observatoire de Nice), but also known as the Cote d'Azur Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Nice on the summit of Mount Gros that was founded in 1879. The architect was Charles Garnier, and Gustave Eiffel designed the main dome. It is a working astrophysics and astro
  81. Musée Matisse76

    Musée Matisse

    Nice
    The Matisse Museum (Museé Matisse) is a museum in Nice that is devoted to the French painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor Henri Matisse. This Matisse Museum holds one of the largest collection of Matisse in the world, tracing his artistic beginnings as well as his evolution through his las
  82. Maison européenne de la photographie77

    Maison européenne de la photographie

    Paris
    The Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) is a center for contemporary photographic art in Paris that holds and exhibits a collection dedicated to contemporary creation. It consists of around 20,000 works of art, mostly photographs (silver and digital photography) and videos. The Maison europée
  83. Maison des Canuts78

    Maison des Canuts

    Lyon
    Maison des Canuts (The House of the Canuts) is a museum in Lyon that collects and exhibits traces of Lyon's industrial development based on silk produce. The House of Canuts offers guided tours with demonstration of weaving on a loom. During guided tours, the history of Lyon silk from 1536 until tod
  84. Mundolingua79

    Mundolingua

    Paris
    Mundolingua is a museum in Paris that is dedicated to language and linguistics. Organized on two levels, the museum features touchscreens, recordings, games and objects that illustrate the various subjects.
  85. Musée Saint-Raymond80

    Musée Saint-Raymond

    Toulouse
    Musée Saint-Raymond is an archeological museum in Toulouse situated on a site that once was a necropolis and housed in the former Saint-Raymond university college from the 16th century. The museum holds a collection of objects from protohistory to the early Middle Ages, mainly from the Celtic, Roma
  86. Parc zoologique de Paris81

    Parc zoologique de Paris

    Paris
    The Paris Zoo (Parc zoologique de Paris, or Paris Zoological Park) is located in the French capital Paris and is part of the organization of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Parc Zoologique de Paris was opened in 1934 and reopened in 2014 after an extensive renovation. Today, the zoo is div
  87. La Cite des Enfants82

    La Cite des Enfants

    Paris
    The Cité des enfants in paris is designed to accommodate children aged 2 to 12 at the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie. It is divided into two spaces: space for 2 to 7 years, and space for 5 to 12 years. The former space is a space for actively experimenting and exploring that offers a series of
  88. Musée Georges Labit83

    Musée Georges Labit

    Toulouse
    The Georges Labit Museum (Musée Georges Labit) is an archaeological museum in Toulouse that is housed in a Moorish villa designed by architect Jules Calbayrac. The museum holds a collection with objects from the Far-Eastern and Ancient Egyptian civilizations. Musée Georges Labit also features an exo
  89. Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume84

    Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume

    Paris
    The Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume (National Jeu de Paume Gallery) is a contemporary art museum in Paris. The building was built in 1861 under Napoleon III and was initially used as a sports hall for the ball game Jeu de Paume, nowadays also called real tennis. From 1909 onward, the rooms served
  90. Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret85

    Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret

    Nice
    Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice (Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret) is an art museum in Nice that is housed in a Neo-renaissance mansion, the former private mansion of Russian Princess Elizaveta Vasilievna Kochubey built in 1878. Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret houses a collection of art spanning the
  91. Musée Maillol86

    Musée Maillol

    Paris
    The Musée Maillol is a private art museum founded in 1995 in Paris. The museum holds and exhibits a collection of works of French sculptor, painter, and printmaker Aristide Maillol and other works of art from the period of the 20th century. Furthermore, temporary exhibitions are organized in the mus
  92. Chateau d'Eau87

    Chateau d'Eau

    Toulouse
    The Château d'Eau is a photography gallery housed in a nineteenth century water tower situated in Toulouse. The museum was founded in 1974 by Jean Dieuzaide, a French photographer from Toulouse, making it one of the oldest public places solely dedicated to photography.
  93. Zoo de Lyon88

    Zoo de Lyon

    Lyon
    The Zoo de Lyon (Zoo of the Park of the Golden Head), formerly known as Zoological Garden of Lyon, is a French municipal zoological park in Lyon. The zoo was founded in 1858 by Claude-Marius Vaïsse and is home to a little more than 300 animals representing 66 species.
  94. Musée des Archives Nationales89

    Musée des Archives Nationales

    Paris
    The Musée des Archives Nationales is a museum in Paris that is housed in the Hôtel de Soubise, with exhibitions with objects from the collections of the government archives. The museum aims to provide document-based perspective on the history and the evolution of French society. The museum organizes
  95. Musée d'Histoire de Lyon90

    Musée d'Histoire de Lyon

    Lyon
    Musée d'Histoire de Lyon is a history museum in Lyon that is housed in Hotel Gadagne. The museum houses the historic collections of the city and presents it chronologically, illustrating the cultural history of Lyon since the Middle Ages until the nineteenth century, with more than 80,000 objects in
  96. Museum of the Legion of Honor91

    Museum of the Legion of Honor

    Paris
    The Museum of the Legion of Honor (Musée national de la Légion d'honneur et des ordres de chevalerie) is a museum of orders of merit and orders of chivalry, housed in the Hôtel de Salm, built in 1782 by architect Pierre Rousseau for Frederick III, Prince of Salm-Kyrburg, in Paris. The collection of
  97. Musée national de céramique de Sèvres92

    Musée national de céramique de Sèvres

    Paris
  98. Mémorial National de la Prison de Montluc93

    Mémorial National de la Prison de Montluc

    Lyon
  99. Musée en Herbe94

    Musée en Herbe

    Paris
    The Musée en Herbe is a museum in Paris that organizes educative courses on artistic, scientific and civic themes, designed specifically for children. Games of observation, imagination and identification allow children to discover works of art and exhibits. The exhibitions are based on the works of
  100. Musée Regards de Provence95

    Musée Regards de Provence

    Marseille
    Musée Regards de Provence is a museum in Marseille that holds a collection of 850 works of art from the modern era to the present, brought together to enhance the artistic and cultural heritage of Marseille, the Provence and the Mediterranean. The museum holds works by artists such as: Pierre Ambrog
  101. Musée Delacroix96

    Musée Delacroix

    Paris
    The Musée national Eugène Delacroix (Musée Delacroix) is a museum in Paris that is dedicated to the French Romantic artist regarded as the leader of the French Romantic school Eugène Delacroix. The museum is located in the former home of Delacroix, where both his studio and apartment can be visited.
  102. Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration97

    Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration

    Paris
    The Cité nationale de l'histoire de l 'immigration (CNH, Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration) is a museum dedicated to immigration to France, located in Paris. The permanent exhibition covers 1,100 m² and is dedicated to immigration to France since the early 19th century, focusing on the following
  103. Musée des Beaux-arts de Marseille98

    Musée des Beaux-arts de Marseille

    Marseille
    The Musée des beaux-arts de Marseille is an art museum in Marseille that is housed in the right wing of the Palais Longchamp that was built by the architect Henri-Jacques Espérandieu between 1862 and 1869. The museum holds a collection of paintings, sculptures and drawings from the 16th to the 19th
  104. Musée de l'imprimerie de Lyon99

    Musée de l'imprimerie de Lyon

    Lyon
    Musée de l'imprimerie de Lyon is a museum in Lyon that is dedicated to the heritage of printed books and graphic arts. The museum holds various collections that show the beginnings of Western printing from the 15th century to the 20th century.
  105. La Cinémathèque française100

    La Cinémathèque française

    Paris
    The Musée de la Cinémathèque is a museum of cinema history in Paris that illustrates the living history of moving pictures and pre-cinema, from their origins to the present day all over the world. The collection the museum holds and exhibits comprises more that 5,000 objects related to movies, inclu

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