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Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine is dedicated to architecture, with a focus on the Musée des Monuments Français. Three large galleries contain the treasures. Galerie des Moulages displays French architecture from the 12th to 18th centuries. Galerie des Peintures Murales et des Vitraux features wall paintings, stained-glass windows, and reproductions of works from historic monuments. Galerie Moderne et Contemporaine provides a look at French and international architecture from 1850 to present. To visit Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine on your holiday in Paris, and find out what else Paris has to offer, use our Paris travel itinerary maker.
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We had an extra day in Paris and wanted to see a different museum but one that was interesting and worth the effort. The first floor of this museum alone was worth the effort. Fabulous church archways... read more »
This museum is close to the Eiffel Tower and was a pleasant break from the crowds and heat. It has a diverse range of exhibits, cathedral arches to minature skyscrapers and cross sections of commercia... read more »
Un museo muy completo en especial para los amantes de la materia. El edificio es muy lindo, lo mejor la casa es al 1:1 de le corbusier :)A very complete Museum especially for lovers of the matter. The building is very nice, the House is best to 1:1 of le corbusier :)show original
How wonderful that the items shown have been preserved and are on display to the public. For a small fee you can be lost for hours, going back hundreds of years. Awe-inspiring, this collection is outstanding. Not for young children, even the building which houses the pieces is unique. Some of the best views of the Eiffel Tower and Paris are showcased in their amazing windows. Spend some time appreciating the talents of bygone eras.
This museum is all about urban architecture throughout the ages. There is a huge and wonderful section all about Paris architecture, giving one the opportunity to learn all about Haussmanian buildings and those big broad avenues he created.
We went to see "Revoir Paris" from Schuiten and Peeters. It's a very interesting look at reimagining cities.
Great exhibition on stained glass and cafe with amazing view over Eiffel Tower and city.
A lovely museum for architecture lovers.
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