From the age of 8

1 – WE DO NOT ACCEPT LONE CHILDREN (unaccompanied by an adult).
2 - YOU MUST BOOK A TICKET FOR EVERY PARTICIPANT (children and accompanying adults). 

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The "Modern Art explained to children at the Paris MAM" tour

A wonderful visit that allows children to discover and understand the essential works of the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

  • Modern art history explained to children thanks to a journey among the works exhibited at MAM
  • This family tour, lasting around 1.5 hours, will explore the various aspects of this period, which spanned the late 19th century.e until the mid-20se century
  • Modern art is a true revolution, marking a break with classical, academic art and daring to move towards new horizons. new ways of creating, seeing and representing the world
  • It's an exciting visit in which children meet the fauvism, the cubism, the surrealism ... but also the radiant geometric and lyric abstraction ... and the provocations of Dada
  • After discovering the great artists associated with these currents Matisse, Delaunay, Picasso, Kandinsky ... children are encouraged to reflect on and analyze modern art practices.
  • But is all this really art? The faces of Picasso or ModiglianiMatisse's papiers collés or Delaunay's colourful geometry?
  • and first ... what is a work of art?
  • This tour is available as a group or private visit.

Rates and information for scheduled visits

  • 20 to 22 participants maximum per visit
  • duration : 1h30
  • Meeting place : at reception in the lobby. 
  • This visit is animated by guide-lecturers
  • An adult seat is necessarily associated with a child seat.
  • Visit in French


  • Who is it for? : school, extra-curricular, birthday, family privatization...
  • Rate From 300 euros per visit
  • Increase of 20% on Sundays and holidays
  • Number 25 people max (adults and/or children)
  • Visit in French or English
  • For schoolchildren: from the first grade / primary school
Find the list of our reviews
Star Star Star Star Star - Disastrous experience
Written by Elsa BOUCARD, 19-02-2024


Star Star Star Star Star - superb approach to painting
Written by Gerard , 18-02-2024

very easy booking top-notch guide, 2 hours of easy-to-understand explanations now I have to debrief (grandpa 70) my 8 year old granddaughter but I think it will take time to assimilate. I highly recommend you and will be looking for future opportunities. Thank you very much

Star Star Star Star Star - A wonderful educational and accessible discovery
Written by XAVIER ROUEL-BRAX, 18-02-2024

The guide listens to young and old alike, offering a first approach to modern art. A must-see

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