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Jeu de Paume

#188 of 2,255 things to do in Paris
Closed Now: 12:00 - 21:00
Open today: 12:00 - 21:00
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Check the listings on line to see if there is something of interest to you here, and if so, it's a... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Relatively small museum, exhibits on several levels

Exhibits re: Dada artist and American photographer were interesting. Museum is worth a stop if you... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
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A leading pole for the exhibition of photographic and other images, from the 19th to the 21st century (cinema, video, installation, etc.). Jeu de Paume produces, coproduces and hosts exhibitions as well as film programmes, symposiums, and public...more
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1 Place de la Concorde, 60500 Paris, France
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Reviewed 13 November 2014

The kings of France lived in the Louvre and in the gardens of Tuileries they had on the right a garden with exotic trees, the Orangerie and on the left the recreation area, the Jeu de Paume who by the way is the ancestor of...More

2  Thank flyhermes
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

I've made a good living in the visual arts professions, have over 22,000 pics in my iPhoto library, and love a good photography show. This wasn't it. Despite the philosophical prose promoted by the curators, and the incredible huge billboards of the lovely reclining nude...More

2  Thank Petexyz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a special treat for me as Im a photographer. The Dorothea Lange exhibition was an eye opener. We also received a two for one offer due to having travelled from the UK on the Eurostar. There is always something going on here so...More

Thank rddbranny
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Check the listings on line to see if there is something of interest to you here, and if so, it's a pleasant place to see an expo. Usually photos.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A small but charming place to view the work of a photographer. It just depends on if you like them or for that matter understand them. The high point is that it's in Paris and what else do you need to know...It's worth a trip...More

Thank joeswartz
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Exhibits re: Dada artist and American photographer were interesting. Museum is worth a stop if you think the current exhibits merit your time. Interior of the building is unremarkable.

Thank Transatlantic2012
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This was a gem to visit & the old Jeu de Paume gallery is now a photography space in Paris - it is worth a visit, especially if lucky enough to catch Susan Meiselas's photo stories .

Thank joyful007
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Jeu de Paume, literally meaning Game of Palms, the precursor of tennis, is located in what housed the royal tennis courts. Today, it stands in the Tuileries Gardens of the Louvre, very close to Place de la Concorde and Musée de l'Orangerie. It is a...More

1  Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The museum is quite small, anddevoted to temporary exhibits. It is therefore highly recommendable to check the programme beforehand, as generally two or three exhibits are on display at the same time. This time, I visited first the production of Damir Ocko, on languages. His...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is probably one for the photography enthusiast. I visited late in the day on a very chilly January afternoon, and the contrast from entering the Louvre or d'Orsay was stark. No queues, just wander up to the door, and be welcomed by a smiling...More

Thank robc089
Reviewed 17 September 2017

If you are into photography keep an eye on this museum. I saw a terrific exhibit of Ed van der Elsken photos. Easy to get to.

Thank LarryInBrookline
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The collection is okay, but unless you're specifically interested in an artist on exhibition, it's not worth the 10 euros entrance fee. There are quite a few other places with better and larger collections of modern/contemporary art in Paris for a similar entrance fee.

Thank Jane K
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