Museums: Paris

Palais de la Decouverte
A fun and educational museum full of interactive experiments in various areas of science. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 to 18:00, Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00, closed Mondays. At Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt (Arr 8) Metro: Champs Elysee Clemenceau
Cite de lArchitecture et du Patrimoine
Museum of French monuments offering an overview of architecture and heritage from the Middle Ages to the present day. See website for opening times and prices. Palais de Chaillot, 1 place du Trocadero (Arr 16). Metro: Trocadero.
Musee du Vin
Wine classes and courses for individuals and groups.  For large groups tours and tastings in English can be arranged. 
Musee de lHomme
Anthropology and prehistory collections. Situated at 17 place du Trocadero (Arr 16) Metro: Trocadero.
Parc de la Vilette
La Villette is a vast park in north eastern Paris housing a number of museums and attractions. Main information point at Grande Halle de la Villette, 211 avenue Jean Jaures (Arr 19) Metro: Porte de Pantin
Musee des Egouts de Paris
An original way of exploring Paris, 500meters into the sewers of the city is an exhibition area presenting the water cycle in Paris from Roman times to the modern day sewer system. Located opposite 93 Quai dOrsay (Arr 7) Metro : Alma-Marceau.
Cinematheque Francaise
Museum documenting the history of film. Includes a collection of movie memorabilia and daily screenings of film classics. Open Mon, Wed, Fri 12:00-19:00, Thurs 12:00-22:00, Sat and Sun 10:00- 20:00. 51 rue de Bercy (Arr 12) Metro: Bercy.
Palais de Tokyo
Modern art gallery and exhibition space. Offer art workshops on Wednesdays and Saturdays for children aged from 3 to 10. Holiday and birthday party services as well. 13 avenue du President Wilson ( Arr. 16)
Musee National de Moyen-Age Thermes de Cluny
In the Latin Quarter, this museum houses Roman baths dating from the 1st Century and the Abbey of Cluny of the 15th Century. Free to children under the age of 18. Closed on Tuesdays. 6 place Paul Painleve (Arr 5) Metro: Cluny La Sorbonne.
Musee de la Magie
Optical illusions, robots, interactive games and permanent magic shows. Open 14:00-19:00 Wednesdays Saturdays and Sundays all year round and every day during school holidays. Located at 11 rue St Paul (Arr 4) Metro: St Paul
Fondation Pierre Berge - Yves St Laurent
In 1962 Yves St Laurent and Pierre Berge began the Haute Couture studio Yves Saint Laurent. After the closure of the studio in 2002, this museum perpetuates the history of this famous collaboration. 1 rue Leonce Reynaud (Arr. 16) Metro: Alma Marceau.
Musee national de la Marine
For the sailor in each of us, this museum displays model ships, navigation instruments, paintings, sculptures and other artefacts. Open from 10:00 to 18:00, closed Tuesdays. At Palais de Chaillot, 17 Place Trocadero (Arr 16) Metro: Trocadero.
Galleries Nationales du Grand Palais
National art galleries in the glass-roofed exhibit hall built for the 1900 Worlds Fair. Check website for most the current exhibitions. Open Thursday to Monday 10:00 to 20:00, Wed until 22:00. 3 ave General Eisenhower (Arr 8) Metro: Champs Elysees.
Musee de Jouet
The toy museum in Poissy illustrates the evolution of toys and games. 1 enclos de lAbbaye, Poissy (78) RER: Poissy
Monnaie de Paris
Museum of the French mint. Open 11:00-17:30 Tuesday - Friday and 12:00-17:30 Saturday and Sunday. Located at 11 quai de Conti (Arr 6) Metro: Pont-Neuf
Tour Montparnasse
Discover Paris from the indoor observation deck (56th floor) and the open-air observatory (59th floor). Many interactive facilites to help you discover and understand Paris, as well as a bar. Rue de lArrivee (Arr 15) Metro: Montparnasse-Bienvenue
Aquarium de Paris - Cineaqua
The restored Trocadero aquarium has been given a technological makeover. This museum combines 15,000 fish and four cinemas. Open every day from 10:00. 5 avenue Albert de Mun (Arr 16) Metro: Trocadero.
Musee dOrsay
This old train station is one of the most beautiful museum in Paris and offers an opportunity to look at major artists such as Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Cezanne and Pissarro. At 62 rue de Lille (Arr 07)
A fun and interactive museum on science and multimedia. Activities for all ages. Open everyday from 10:00 to 18:00. Jardin dAcclimation, Bois de Boulogne (Arr 16) Metro: Pont de Neuilly.
Musee de la Poupee-Paris
More than 800 dolls from 1800 to 1959 and temporary exhibits. Also offers a specialized shop and book store, a doll hospital and activities for children and adults. Open 13:00 - 18:00 from Tuesday to Saturday. Impasse Berthaud (Arr:3) Metro: Rambuteau.
Musee des Arts et Metiers
Here you can see the first train ever invented, the first airplane, the first satellite, and many of the worlds most famous inventions. 60 rue Reaumur, 292 rue Saint-Martin (Arr 3) Metro: Arts et Metiers.
Museum devoted to language, languages and linguistics. Open every day from 10:00 to 19:00. 10 rue Servandoni (Arr: 6) Metro: Saint Sulpice
Memorial de la Shoah
Europes largest centre for information and research on the history of the Shoah. Exhibitions, extensive archives and awareness-raising initiatives. 17 rue Geoffroy-lAsnier (Arr 4) Metro: St-Paul.
Musee de Galliera
The palace of the Dutchess of Galliera, built in the 19th century with a museum inaugurated in 1977, retraces the history of fashion. Located at 10 ave Pierre-1er-de Serbie (Arr 16) Metro: Iena
Musee de Montmartre
Museum, located in one of the oldest houses in Montmartre, displaying items relating to the areas rich history. Open every day from 10:00 to 18:00. 12 rue Cortot (Arr 18). Metro: Lamarck–Caulaincourt.
Musee du Quai Branly
Collection of works and objects originating from Africa, the Americas, Oceania and Asia previously held by the Musee de lHommes and the national museum of African and Oceanic Art. 37 quai Branly, Portail Debilly (Arr 7)
Musee Guimet
The National Museum of Asian Art. This museum hosts workshops and activities for adults and children. 19 Ave dIena (Arr 16) Open every day except Tuesday, from 9:45-17:45. Admission free.
Museum Histoire Naturelle / Natural History Museum
The royal garden of medicinal plants laid out in 1635 gave rise to the Natural History Museum in 1793. Based at 57 rue Cuvier (Arr 5) Metro: Jussieu/Gare dAusterlitz.
Maison de Victor Hugo
Home to Victor Hugo, from 1832 to 1848. Drawings, paintings, documents, objects and furniture, as well as medieval Asian-inspired interiors devised by Hugo himself. Open 10:00-17:40 closed Mondays and public holidays. At 6 place des Vosges (Arr 4) Metro:
Musee du Louvre
Musee du Louvre houses 35000 works of art drawn from eight departments, displayed in over 60000 m2. Have a look on the web site in order to know the opening hours, the admission prices and everything you need to know to make your visit a success.
Musee de lAP-HP
The Musee de lAssistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris spans the history of hospitals in Paris from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the twentieth century.Open 10:00 to 18:00 Tuesday to Sunday. 47 quai de la Tournelle (Arr 5) Metro: Maubert-Mutualite.
Musee de la Musique
Over 900 instruments from the Renaissaince to the end of the 19th century. Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 12:00-18:00 and Sundays 10:00-18:00 closed on Mondays. Located at 221 ave Jean-Jaures (Arr 19) Metro: Porte de Pantin
Musee Bourdelle
Restored house and workshop of sculptor Antoine Bourdelle who was a pupil of Rodin. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00. 18 rue Antoine Bourdelle (Arr 15). Metro: Falguiere.
Musee du parfum - Fragonard
Perfume museum occupies a Napoleon III town house built in 1860 by Lesoufache, a student of Garnier. A free guided tour of the five thousand year history of the product is offered. Open Monday - Saturday 9:00-18:00 At 9 rue Scribe (Arr 9) Metro: Opera
Galerie de Botanique
This museum contains the world’s largest collections of pressed, dried plant specimens. Open every day from 10:00 to 17:00. Closed every Tuesday. Jardin des Plantes, 18 rue Buffon (Arr 5). Metro: Austerlitz.
Institut du Monde Arabe
A museum dedicated to Arabic civilisation. Restaurant, tea room and bookshop. 1 rue des Fosses Saint Bernard (Arr 5)