Museum Tours in One Day

Matisse Painting from the Musee D’Orsay

Follow our Museum Pathways and discover your Jam

Paris has one of the largest number of museums in the world. Many of them are free of charge, dedicated to culture for the citizens of France. My favorites are grouped into types of art and experiences. The “wild card” list is for surprises that are off the beaten pathway. A short review of each museum is include for your reference.

Museums for First Time Visitors – Traditional French Art

  • Musee D’Orsay – An Amazing Calling Card for Paris
  • Musee Orangerie– Monet’s Waterlilies
  • Muse Rodin-Sculpture Museum and Garden created by the artist
  • The Louvre – Focus on 1-3 subjects or go For an evening opening

Museums for the 2nd Visit – Modern Art 20th Century

  • Picasso Museum – Dedicated to the Artist
  • Palais de Tokyo – Modern Art like Matisse, and Paris modernists
  • Zadkin Sculpture Museum – Modern Sculpture & Gardens
  • Musee Delacroix – His studio & Home

Museum Wild Cards – The Eccentric Options

  • Studio of Gustave Moreau – A 360 view of the artist’s work
  • Musee de Cognac Jay – 18th century Paintings and Decorations
  • Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature – Alice & Wonderland Style
  • Cluny Museum – The world of Medieval Paris

Here is our list of Guide Books for your Paris Visit: