Musée Carnavalet

Museum in neighboring mansions with Paris art & history exhibits focused on 16th & 17th centuries.—-The Musée Carnavalet is a museum in Paris, France, dedicated to the history of the city. Here’s a brief overview:

The Carnavalet Museum, located in the Marais district of Paris, showcases the history of Paris from prehistoric times to the present day. The museum is housed in two historic mansions, the Hôtel Carnavalet and the Hôtel Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau, which provide a fitting setting for the exhibits.

The museum’s collections include paintings, sculptures, furniture, and various artifacts that depict the evolution of Parisian life and culture. Visitors can explore exhibits related to notable figures in French history, the French Revolution, and the Belle Époque, among other periods.

Notably, the museum also features exhibits dedicated to famous individuals who resided in the city, including the writer Marcel Proust and the fashion designer Madeleine Vionnet. The charming gardens and courtyards add to the overall ambiance of this cultural institution.

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  • Saturday10:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday10:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday10:00 - 18:00
  • Friday10:00 - 18:00
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