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Last updated: 28 May, 2023
Expert travel writer: Anna Brooke

This museum dedicated to the history of Paris is a treasure trove of history and art, all housed in the sumptuous Renaissance mansion Hotel des Ligneris and the 17th-century Hotel le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau.

The extensive collection spans from ancient times to the present day, offering a fascinating journey through Parisian history. Wander beautifully preserved rooms filled with exquisite furniture, paintings, and sculptures, and delve into the stories of notable figures like Marie Antoinette and Victor Hugo.

Logistics

Price: Free
Minimum age: Any
Age suitable: 18+
When: All year around

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Paris

Ile-de-France, France

Aerial view of Paris with the Eiffel Tower in frame against a beautiful golden sunset

Crammed with iconic buildings, world-class art and a culinary scene steeped in history, Paris is one of the world’s great capitals, overflowing with style, romance, and art de vivre.