Musée Curie

If there’s something missing from the Parisian museumscape, it’s a focus on brilliant women. Yes, the 19th arrondissement has the Musée Piaf, in the iconic singer’s former home. But the tiny museum is only open by appointment, with French-language tours. Yes, art produced by women is represented across survey museums, from the Musée d’Orsay to … More Musée Curie

Musée Bourdelle

With so many glorious districts to explore, Paris’ 15th arrondissement tends to get ignored. The city’s largest arrondissement, the 15th is largely residential, and admittedly very quiet. True, the Parc André Citroën isn’t Paris’ most exciting park, and its southernmost regions aren’t the most happening areas of the city. I’ve written before about how much … More Musée Bourdelle

Musée du Compagnonnage

What’s your favourite niche museum in Paris? Are you a literature buff like Emiglia of Tomato Kumato, in love with writers’ home museums, like the Maison de Victor Hugo or the Maison de Balzac? Are you like Tricia of Patricia Parisienne, an opera singer whose passions are on display at places like the Musée de la Musique? … More Musée du Compagnonnage

Musée d’Orsay

When I began this blog, my mission was to introduce readers not so much to world-renowned museums like the Musée d’Orsay, but to those small, little-known museums that make Paris so unique, the ones which don’t necessary appear on the front page of magazines or guide books. I was interested in the forgotten, the bizarre, … More Musée d’Orsay