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Petit Palais, City of Paris Fine Art Museum

Av. Winston-Churchill, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 53 43 40 00
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Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition and completely renovated in 2005, the Petit Palais offers an artistic panorama from antiquity through the 20th century: ancient and medieval collections, precious art objects from the French and Italian Renaissance, Flemish and Dutch paintings (Dutuit bequest), icons (Cabal bequest), 18th century work (Tuck donation), French paintings and sculptures from the 19th century - Courbet, Carpeaux, Cezanne, Vuillard - and Art Nouveau creations.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Av. Winston-Churchill, 75008 Paris, France
Champs-Elysees
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody knows the Louvre, now Orsay, and also Pompidou center, or new extraordinary Quai Branly ... But who can say he knows that museum? Though its collections are wonderful. Large, not crowdy, plenty of beautiful paintings, nearly no queueing up, No hesitation!

Thank jeanlaurentmanue2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a shame how many people skip a visit to this beautiful space. While the exterior is beautiful to look at, the interior is equally stunning. Entrance is free (bonus!) and there is a beautiful, albeit small art collection to be admired. The café in...More

Thank Dilara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

And by no means can I claim absolute expertise in architecture and art, therefore, I challenge all potential visitors to Paris to develop their own rating. Bottom line, there are a ton of amazing palaces in the city of lights, some of them not even...More

Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to spend half a day. An earlier review said there about 6 rooms but that's only one floor, downstairs there are many more rooms. An excellent and varied collection from ancient to early twentieth century. A light spacious exhibition with the added...More

Thank KatieB55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful building right next to the Grand Palais. It's free, and worth a visit if you're in the area and have some time.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very lucky to visit during the Al-Thani show. It was amazing. There are plenty of short term shows to see.

1  Thank Laurent B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great (free!) museum with a very varied and interesting collection. It won't fill up an entire day but if you've got 1-2 hours, this museum is a great way to spend them.

1  Thank Corine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building itself is beautiful, and it is free which is great, there is no line (We waited about 15 mins to get in) There is a small (maybe 5 to 6 rooms) but nice collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts, but is surely...More

Thank travellistics
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great little museum and it is free. Had a very nice lunch there. Wonderful art and interesting architecture.

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Nicely laid-out museum with statuary, paintings, and decorative arts (crystal, china, tapestry, cabinetry). Note that the explanation of the artwork is only in French.

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This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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