Grand Palais

http://www.grandpalais.fr

             Located in the heart of Paris, on the avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Grand Palais is an emblematic monument of the city.

Built for the Universal Exposition of 1900 and dedicated « by the Republic to the glory of French art », it has been classed as a historical monument in 2000.

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Opening time: 10h - 20h. Closed on Tuesday.

Special Night days: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until 22h.

Louvre

http://www.louvre.fr

       Originally a simple defensive forteress, the Louvre has been the principal residency of French kings for a long time.

It became a museum in 1793, it is over 73 000 m² large and presents the works of the Occidental art from the Middle Age to 1848, and also of antic civilizations that preceded it. Around 35 000 pieces of art are exposed, some of which go back to 7000 years ago.

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Opening times: 9h - 18h

Closed on Tuesdays.

Open at night on Wednesdays & Fridays until 21h45.

Musée d'Orsay

http://www.musee-orsay.fr

                                                                                                                                       The Musée d'Orsay owns the biggest collection of impressionism pieces of art (around 440 paintings) in the world.

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Opening times: 9h30 - 18h

Closed on Mondays.

Open at night on Thursdays until 21h45

Orangerie

http://www.orangerie.fr

                The musée de l’Orangerie is a museum of impressionist and postimpressionist paintings located in the Tuileries Garden, you will find there famous artworks of Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Amedeo Modigliani ...

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Opening times: 9h - 18h

Closed on Tuesdays.

Musee Rodin

http://www.musee-rodin.fr

      The musée Rodin, a few steps away from the hotel, promotes since 1919 the conservation and diffusion of the artworks of Auguste Rodin.

You will find there the famous "Thinker", along with many other artworks.

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Opening times: 10h-17h45

Closed on Mondays.

Open at night on Wednesdays until 20h45

Quai Branly

http://www.quaibranly.fr

The musée du quai Branly is located on quai Branly, near the Eiffel Tower in the 7th district of Paris.

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Opening times: 11h-19h

Closed on Mondays.

Open at night on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until 21h.