There are countless museums in Paris. In addition to the most famous museums such as 「Musée du Louvre」, 「Musée d'Orsay」and「Centre Pompidou」, there are even some hidden museums which are worth visiting. If you have more time in Paris and just want to change your taste, why not take the time to go to these chic places?



This Romantic museum of Paris is hidden away in Montmarte. Suddenly you discover this cafe out of nowhere. Upon entry, you feel disconnected from the outside world. It brings you sense of peace and calm. This museum was owned by Ary Scheffer, who was a painter from the Netherlands, and this functioned as his studio as well. The museum keeps their paintings, belongings, and even furniture showing how life was at that time.

Address : 16 Rue Chaptal, 75009 Paris

Transportation : Metro line 12 Saint-Georges / Metro line 2, 12 Pigalle / Metro line 2 Blanche

Opening hours : Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 / Cafe until 17:30

Price : permanent exhibition 5€, special exhibition (priced according to the exhibition status) full ticket for 25 years old, half price for EU residents aged 18-25, free for children under 18 years old

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The Dali Museum is close to Tertre Square in Montmartre. This museum reopened on April 13, 2018, dedicated to the surrealist painter of Spain, Salvador Dali.You will be able to take a closer look at the works and philosophy of Dali. A genius artist who has gained a lot of popularity and achieved honor and success at the same time, was a geeky artist who called himself a genius.


Address: 11 Rue Poulbot, 75018 Paris

Access: Metro line 12 Abbesses station

Opening hours: Everyday 10: 00am-6: 30pm

Price: 12 euros, student 9 euros, audio guide 3 euros (8 languages ​​including English and French)




The Museum of French National Archives is an interesting place to learn more about French history. Located in the beautiful 3rd arrondissement, this museum was formerly the Hotel de Soubise. Here the Suizubi mansion displays splendid Rococo style. The hidden gardens of the National Archives are fascinating. Many people love to sit here in tranquility and peacefulness. The neatly landscaped gardens have benches all over the place providing a heaven for the Parisians. 

Address : 87 Rue Vieille du Temple, 75003 Paris

Transportation : Metro line 11 Rambuteau, line 1 Hôtel de Ville, line 3 Arts et Métiers.

Opening hours : daily 8:00-19:00 / weekends 9:00-19:00


- Temporary exhibitions (only for exhibitions held on the first floor of the museum) Full price €8, Concession €5
- No temporary exhibition: Full price €5, Concession: €3. Free on the first Sunday of every month




Located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. Bercy is rich in cultural spaces such as Cinema Tech and the Mitterrand Library, usually, unknown to tourists. Actor and antique dealer Jean Paul Favand collects antique amusement equipment from all over the world and put it in this museum. Entering the museum seems to enter another world. The  film "Midnight Paris" from Woody Allen was filmed here.

To visit this museum you need reserve online, and the guide is French. When there are more foreigners during the summer vacation, they may open the English guide group. You can ask them on Facebook( ) or email ([email protected] )


Address: 53 Avenue des terroirs de France 75012 Paris

Access: Cour St-Émilion station on line 14

Visiting time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (11, 14, 30 minutes each in the summer peak season)

Price: Adults 16 €, children 4-11 years 8 € (you have to reserve before you visit)

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This museum used to be a big house of the husband and wife, Edouard Andre and Nelie Jacquemart. Eduard Andre was a rich banker in 19th century, and collected a wide range of artworks and jewelries. Inside the museum, it is almost like a small Versailles with its wide range of collections and luxurious decorations. Beside the museum, there is a beautifully decorated cafe where you can simply sit down and enjoy light meals, sunday brunch, or just coffee or tea.

Address : 158 Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris

Transportation : Metro line 9, 13 Miromesnil / Metro line 9 Saint-Philippe-du-Roule  

Opening hours : daily 10:00-18:00

Cafe Opening hours : daily 11:45-17:30(Mondays until 18:30) / weekends 11:00-17:30 / Sunday brunch until 14:30

Enter price: Full rate: €16. Senior rate: €15 (more than 65 years old) . Reduced rate: €13 (students, Pass Education holders and unemployed). Youth rate: €9,5 (7-25 years old). Free for children under the age of 7.

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Located on the left wing of the Louvre, it occupies an excellent location. In fact, this museum has a high reputation in the world's decorative art museum, and probably because the Louvre is too famous, there are still many tourists who don't know it. There are about 560,000 collections of decorative art and fashion, advertising and graphic art from the Middle Ages to the present. And occasional exhibitions, such as the famous "Decorative Walls: 18th Century & 21st Century Wallpaper Exhibition" and "Barbie Theme Exhibition" held during 2016.


Address: 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

Access: Metro 1, 7 Palais-Royal Musées du Louvre 

Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11: 00-18: 00 / close on Monday

Entry ticket: € 11(adults more than 25 years old), 8.5 € (18-25 years old)

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Situated in the heart of Paris, just a few minutes walkng from the Opera Garnier, the Fragonard perfumery is one of the oldest perfumeries in the city. Fragonard perfume museum is free to visit. The tour guide will explain the history of the building and the background of the perfume, as well as the manufacturing process of perfumes from ancient to modern times. Finally, the tourists will try the perfume one by one. In addition to perfume, there are candles, fragrances, toilet sprays and cosmetics.

Don’t forget to get a 10% discount at the shop with O’Bon Paris’ coupon.


Address : 3-5 Square de l'Opéra Louis Jouvet, 75009 Paris

Transportation : Metro line 3, 7, 8 Opéra

Opening hours : daily 9:00-18:00

Price : free 



This museum is devoted to modern and postmodern photography and media.  Housed in a building at the end of the Tuileries Gardens, close to the Place de la Concorde. The facility has quite a history, originally built in 1861 as royal indoor courts for a tennis-like sport called jeu de paume. During the Nazi occupation of WWII, the space was commandeered by the Nazis and used as a collection hall for artworks that they stole.

Now, mainly filled by the impressionistic classical painting collection. The museum does not have a permanent exhibition. Some pieces from several collection may appear in feature exhibitions depending on the theme of the exhibition. The building consistes of 4 floors that used for the galleries. It takes approximently  1-2 hours to visit the  exhibition. 


Address: 1 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris

Transport: Metro Line 1 Concorde Station

Opening hours:  Tuesday to Sunday 11:00 - 19:00 / Closed on monday

Tickets: full ticket 10 €, reduce ticket 7,50 €




The musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac in Paris, France, is a museum featuring the indigenous art and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. The museum collection has 450,000 objects, of which 3,500 are on display at any given time, in both permanent and temporary thematic exhibits.

The original project for the museum, 7,500 square meters of the 25,000 square meter site were set aside for gardens. The winning architect, Jean Nouvel, increased the size of the gardens to 17,500 square meters. The gardens were designed by landscape architect Gilles Clément.


Address:  37 Quai Branly, 75007 Paris

Transportation: Metro line 9 Alma-Marceau

Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday 11h-19h / Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11h-21h (Closed on Monday, May 1, December 25)

Price: Full ticket 12,00 €, discount ticket 7,00 € (18-25 years old EU residents)

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Modern Art Museum of the City of Paris created in 1937 can not be missed if you want to enjoy some contemporary art in all of its forms. Located in the east wing of Palais de Tokyo, the Modern Art Museum is also eye candy for architecture buffs. You can enjoy a coffee on the terrace and see the sunlight shining through the large columns.The museum collections include more than 10,000 works from art movements of the 20th century. Exhibitions highlight the European and international art scenes of the 20th century, as well as displaying monographic and thematic exhibitions of trends in today's art. Temporary exhibitions run every six weeks.


Address: 11 avenue du Président Wilson, 75016 Paris

Opening hours: 10am-6pm Tue-Sun, Evening opening for exhibitions only, on Thursday until 10pm

Transportation: Metro line 9 Alma-Marceau


- Permanent exhibitions: Free Entry

- Special exhibitions: Adults: 5 to 11€; Young people (14 to 26 years old) : 50% of the full price; Free entry for children

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