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Musée Carnavalet - Musée d'Histoire de Paris

Paris | Archeology - History - Decorative Arts
Free Admission
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The Carnavalet museum is the Parisian municipal museum dedicated to the history of the origins of the Paris city today. Located in the Marais at 23 rue de Sevigne, Paris, in the 3rd arrondissement, it has exceptional collections: memories of the French Revolution, paintings, sculptures, furniture and art objects. It is headed since 1993 by Jean-Marc Leri. The museum consists of Hotel Carnavalet and Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau connected by a gallery on the first floor.

The collections of the Carnavalet museum are full of hundreds of thousands of parts which only a portion is exposed. Descriptive records and photographs of these objects are gradually made ​​available to the public on the Portal of museum collections of the City of Paris. It has a total of over 580,000 works in total: 2,000 sculptures, 2,600 paintings, 300,000 prints, 150,000 photographs and 800 pieces of furniture. It has an area of 10000 square meters.

This place is Closed Temporarly

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée Carnavalet - Musée d'Histoire de Paris
  • Address: 16, rue des Francs-Bourgeois - 75003 - Paris - France
  • Phone: (33) 01 44 59 58 58




Exposition, Visite guidée, Atelier

Getting there

  • By bus : lignes n° 29, 69, 76, 96
  • By metro : lignes n° 1 (Saint-Paul), 8 (Chemin vert)
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