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Top 6 Museums to Visit in Paris

Learn about the top six museums to visit in Paris in this Howcast travel video.


Paris is easily one of the best cities for art in the world. The Musée du Louvre, home to the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo among thousands of other masterpieces, is too much to take-in in just one visit. If you really want to appreciate all it has to offer, set aside a few days. The Musée d’Orsay is another of Europe’s finest art museums, with a world-class selection of Impressionist and Post-impressionist paintings. If you’re interested in modern art, the Centre Pompidou has an impressive collection spanning a variety of media, from paintings to architecture. Going back in time, the Musée National du Moyen Age has one of the best collections of medieval art around. This is where you’ll find The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries. The Musée Marmottan Monet contains over a hundred of Monet’s drawings, pastels, paintings, and watercolors. For sculpture, visit the Musée Rodin, where you’ll find The Thinker and more of Auguste Rodin’s work. There’s no shortage of museums and art in Paris, so you’re bound to find the best of any art form you're seeking.

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