City of lights, city of love, city of philosophy, city of art; Paris is all these things. But it is also the city of museums, so much so that after years of exploring Paris, I still haven’t experienced them all.
Everybody’s heard of the Louvre or the Musée d’Orsay and with good reason: if you only have a few days in Paris, a visit to these two major museums will give you an overview of the city’s artistic blockbusters. However, if by chance you find yourself with a little time on your hands, this blog will help you scout out the lesser-known museums Paris has to offer. Each spot has its own charm, whether it be a focus on a particular person or movement, an incredible private collection or a gorgeous setting, such as a nineteenth-century residence in all its Belle Epoque splendour. The city of museums indeed.
xx, la Muséophile
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