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Carnavalet Museum

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Why locals love it

This museum tells you about the history of Paris from 4600 BC to the present. With artefacts including canoes of the first inhabitants to objects of the French Revolution, the collections are very eclectic. Visitors can also discover the evolution of interior design in Parisian apartments.

Why you should visit it

You can literally traverse centuries of Parisian history in architecturally remarkable houses. The Museum organises lots of activities for children, families and people with disabilities. Visit their website for a full programme (note that it’s in French).

Special tip

Permanent collections and themed exhibitions are free.

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3 Comments

the museum is free and amazing, under renovation now until end of year 2019
First day in Paris
Local
August 2, 2019
Is this museum re-opened to public? I thought that it is closed for some time?
Elizabeth Choy
Traveller
April 6, 2019
Magnificent building, full of history. Belonged to famous french noble Marquise de Sevigné it is today a amazing museum showing the History of Paris.
Carla
Local
July 13, 2017

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