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Jeu de Paume, Paris
(4.2/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Having once served as a tennis court during the First Empire, today Jeu de Paume makes up part of the Galérie Nationale,a site housing modern photographic and cinematographic art. The museum's rotating exhibits include cinema, videos, photographs, and other images originating from the 19th through the 21st centuries. Check out the website for a list of what's currently showing. Put Jeu de Paume into our Paris trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paris.
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  • High-quality exhibitions, great place for a cultural visit. The library is not outdone. Each visit is source of learning for me. I would highly recommend.
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  • And place du Jeu-de-Paume Museum on the north side of Concorde Tully lie within the Park borders, walking from there, just visit the Musée de l'Orangerie on the opposite South side just because it is easier. Jeu de Paume Art Museum is a Museum of contemporary art of photo and video, but it seems the main exhibition. There was no person was a queue before opening hours of two hours late from the Orangerie Museum is a tourist. I was Helena Almeida and Francois Coller, Edgard arancón three exhibitions. Is Europe photo Museum near the Saint-Paul metro station and of the same type.
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  • Interesting exhibition. Too bad that day sort of great fair at the plants in the gardens of the Castle, it is necessary to go see this exhibition buy a ticket for the trade fair of garden plants more expensive than the ticket to the Museum. Directions for access to the Museum and the Castle completely null in the city.
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  • Great museum and just the right size. Frequently not too busy and you can easily see everything there without feeling overwhelmed. Not to mention its great location in the park.
  • Excellent contemporary art exhibitions. No household names here but almost always someone to be "discovered". The Adrian Paci show in 2013 remains a highlight of our many visits to Paris.
  • Lesser known photography museum. It had some fascinating expositions when I was there of some artsy photography and some more historical, political photography.
  • Small photography centred art museum off the river seine. Beautiful location!
  • Built in 1861, during the times of Napoleon III, it housed the tennis courts (jeu du pomme is the French name for the game). After the WWII it was used as the museum which held the most important impressionist works (now in the Musee d’Orsay). Now, it is an excellent art gallery for contemporary art.