The most beautiful art museums in Paris and Ile-de-France

Take your children to discover the museums of paintings and sculptures
Paris is fortunate to have many of the finest art museums in the world. There is of course the Louvre museum, the Pompidou center or the Orsay museum to name the most important ones, but there are also great museums like the museum of decorative arts and the museum of modern art or among the smaller ones the Rodin museum or the museum of arts of the Orangery. The list of Parisian art museums is long and there are some for all tastes and all publics
Parisian museums are bursting with imagination to attract families and make museums accessible to all, especially the youngest. Self-guided or guided tours, children's or family workshops, game booklets, conferences... l
Many art museums are free for children under 18 (under 26 years old if you are a European Union citizen)and some museums are free for all on the 1st Sunday of each month.
Children love to be told stories, passionate and exciting. Sign up for a family museum tour Paris such as "Monsters and Heroes of Mythology in the Louvre", "Egypt after death", Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs" or the visit "Like Princes" at the Jacquemart André museum.
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The Orangery Museum

  • To see Monet's Water Lilies and many other impressionists
  • For all from 8 years old
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Marmottan Monet Museum

  • One of the most beautiful impressionist collections in Paris
  • For all, from 6/7 years old


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The Louvre museum

  • One of the most beautiful museums in the world!
  • From 6 years old with the guided tours
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Orsay Museum

  • One of the most beautiful impressionist collections in the world. A marvel
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Nissim de Camondo Museum

  • Discover the sumptuous life in a private mansion in the 19th century
  • From the age of 8
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Georges Pompidou Center (Beaubourg)

  • One of the largest collections of modern art in the world
  • For everyone from 6 years old
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Museum in the Wild


  • Art especially for children, even small ones
  • Ideal from 3 years old


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The Picasso Museum

  • A very nice museum, on a human scale
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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The Jacquemart-André Museum

  • One of the most beautiful museums in Paris
  • From 8 - 10 years old
  • Free for children under 7 years


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The Cernuschi Museum


  • A very nice little museum dedicated to Asian arts
  • From the age of 8
  • Free for all (permanent collection)


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The Rodin Museum

  • Exceptional sculptures and a magnificent park
  • For families from 6 years old
  • Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)


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Museum of Modern Art of Paris

  • Discover the great names of 20th century painting
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free permanent collection for all


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Dalí Paris, a museum dedicated to Salvador Dalí

  • A magnificent private collection in Montmartre
  • For all from 8 years old
  • Free for children under 8


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Le Petit Palais


  • We especially like the 1900's building and the indoor café
  • From 10 years old
  • Free for all (permanent collection)


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The impressionist museum of Auvers-sur-Oise

  • A museum without paintings dedicated to Impressionism
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free for children under 7 years old