Paris Travel Guide : Top Free Museums in Paris

Paris is a most charming city of France. It is regarded as a symbol of romance and love. There are countless tourists destinations so that visitors will feel free to select the best choices. And if you are interested in history of this stunning city, spend time on discovering museums to get a deeper understanding without paying any budget for their exploration.

There are many trendy hotels located in the center of Paris near famous tourists destinations so visitors are convenient enough to take a tour on foot surrounding the city. Paris is proud of plentiful artistic heritage which consists of fabulous museums and monuments. Visitors don’t need to pay any cost for their visit.  Below are some free museums you can explore.

The Musee Carnavalet

The Musee Carnavalet allows guests to understand more about the culture of Paris and local history. This place is a perfect one to support for education and boost the inspiration for Paris’ tourism sector.  Explore it and you probably know  interesting stories of the city’s history from the foundation day to now. It is a real school to learn  history.

Address: 16 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75003 Paris, France
Opened: December 1880
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Phone: +33 1 44 59 58 58
Artwork: A Musical Party, Portrait of Juliette Recamier

Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Just like The Musee Carnavalet, Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is for those who love art. It contains more than 8,000 works of art, an impressive figures. It is situated in the eastern wing of the Palais de Tokyo. In past, it is famous for the International Exhibition of Arts and Technology in 1937. Guests will be astonished by a variety of works expressing the European and International art scenes.  Besides, they are also able to admire the beauty of the  Eiffel Tower while sipping premium or soft drinks in coffee shops, enjoying authentic French cuisine in gourmet restaurants.

Address: 11 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Phone: +33 1 53 67 40 00
Artwork: Le pigeon aux petits pois, Portrait of Lunia Czechowska with a Fan, On the Points

Maison de Balzac

This museum was named after the author of The Human Comedy. As a famous writer, Balzac lived in this building in the mid 19th century  and now his works and other memorabilia are exhibited here to honor and remind of him. In 1949, it was turn into a museum after the city had bought it from his family. They still remain his manuscripts, letters and other memorabilia to attract visitors from everywhere.

In brief, these museums are really useful to visit. They also helps tourists save their budget but still bring great opportunities to explore Paris.

Address: 47 Rue Raynouard, 75016 Paris, France
Hours:Open today · 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Phone: +33 1 55 74 41 80


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