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Free museums in Paris

Access to the permanent collections of some Parisian museums is totally free. Why deprive yourself of the visit?

There are some museums in Paris where access is totally free all year long. They are not the most famous museums but they are really worth the detour, the museum of Fine Arts at the Petit Palais is certainly one of the most beautiful museums in Paris. All the free museums are listed on the website of l'office de tourisme of Paris. We list here the ones we think are the most interesting:

- The museum of modern art of the city of Paris

- The house of Victor Hugo

- The museum of Fine Arts of the city of Paris

- The Palais de la Porte Dorée

Enjoy your visit!

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The Palais de Tokyo

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The Palais de Tokyo
The museum of modern art of the city of Paris is located in the Palais de Tokyo not far from the Trocadero in front of the Eiffel Tower.

The Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris

The Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris
Very beautiful museum with contemporary works, it can be compared to the Pompidou museum but much smaller.

The place des Vosges

The place des Vosges
The house of Victor Hugo is located on the beautiful Place des Vosges.

The house of Victor Hugo place des Vosges

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The house of Victor Hugo place des Vosges
You can discover the apartment where Victor Hugo lived from 1832 to 1848, the author of "Les Misérables" liked to live in houses of Gothic inspiration.

Le Petit Palais

Le Petit Palais
The Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris is located in the Petit Palais just off the Champs-Elysées.

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris at the Petit Palais

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The Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris at the Petit Palais
There are works from different periods. The museum has been very well renovated and the paintings are worth a visit. Not to be missed! One of the most beautiful museums of Paris.

The frescoes of the Palais de la Porte Dorée

The frescoes of the Palais de la Porte Dorée
Located just in front of the Bois de Vincennes, the Palais de la Porte Dorée, an art deco masterpiece, is worth a visit. The Palais also contains the immigration museum and a tropical aquarium (?). The immigration museum is free on the first Sunday of the month.

The Palais de la Porte Dorée

The Palais de la Porte Dorée
The entrance to the immigration museum is not free but you can see the beautiful frescoes all around the building for free.

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