Telegraph lists best museums and art galleries in Paris


So, if you are heading on one of the popular French river cruises from Scenic Tours that can often be seen going through Paris or are heading on a short city break there soon, take a look at the following list.

Natasha Edwards - the Paris expert for the Telegraph - has listed a number of museums and art galleries in the article, and here we take you through some of the best options that she gave.

Musée du Louvre

The Louvre is a must-visit as it offers visitors one of the world’s best collections of art as well as being located in a royal palace.

Whether it is Egyptian mummies or masterpieces from the Renaissance period that will be of interest, the Musée du Louvre offers those lucky enough to visit a whole host of exhibitions that everyone can enjoy.

The Telegraph piece advises people to buy tickets in advance, as this will prevent you from queuing for hours to go into the Louvre.

You can visit the Louvre website here.

Musée National Rodin

The Musée National Rodin is where Auguste Rodin - one of the best sculptors of his time - lived. Now his mansion has the world’s best collection of sculptures which are also dotted around the incredible gardens.

To find out more about the Musée National Rodin, visit their website.

Musée Marmottan-Claude Monet

Paris is a mecca for people looking to go on wonderful river cruises and for art enthusiasts as well.

If you are on a river cruise and also happen to be an art fan then you and your partner should be sure to visit the Musée Marmottan-Claude Monet - regarded as one of Paris’s secret gems.

The museum has the largest collection of work from Claude Monet including Monet’s Impression, Soleil Levant and other pieces of original artwork.

To find out more about this hidden gem, then visit the museum’s website here.

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