La Cinematheque Francaise, Paris

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#63 of 185 in Museums in Paris
A haven for any movie lover, La Cinematheque Francaise holds one of the largest archives of films, movie documents, and film-related objects in the world. See daily screenings of films from around the world, including major classics, as well as tributes to filmmakers, actors, producers, and film technicians. You can even view precious pieces from its Passion Cinema permanent exhibition. The cinema preserves and restores films in its collections and provides educational and cultural activities. La Cinematheque Francaise is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Paris Edition.
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  • Inside, there is a main exhibition hall, and a deputy exhibition hall, with ticket to the scene, you can see one to two hours, such as understanding French or can see a little longer. Every day there are different topics of film screening, no first purchase tickets can be bought at the scene, about 3 euros to 5 euros, there is a library, quiet more books, the main French, English, to check the material can look at the big half a day, such as just ordinary tour, two or three hours will be almost.
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  • This Museum We wanted to visit as soon as we arrived in Paris! We are movie fans! Have seen many museums in different countries devoted to this art, much expected from this museum. Spent time on the road, a couple of connections, because they lived in the center. We Arrived, went for free, on Museum Pass. So The entrance is 8-10 euros. It All depends on the exhibition (See the schedule on their website). For Free we were provided with only 2 expositions, they are permanent, 2 small rooms: 1-Miles, very little about it. 2-Indian cinema in France. The Paid exhibition was about westerns. She's not bad! We bought a separate ticket For it-7 Euro per person. Compared to other cinema museums, little has been learned. But there was so much shot here!! It is a Pity that such a small shop "cinema" in the museum. But there sells good vinyl (from 10 euros and above for the disc).
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  • Easily my favorite place in all of Paris. The museum of film is beautiful and fascinating, the two additional expositions I saw were also incredibly in depth and fascinating, and most importantly the screenings are amazing. Every film I saw here was either full or very near full, so make sure to buy your tickets in advance and arrive well before the start of the film to make sure you get a good seat. You won't regret it.
  • A great place to honor the art of film. The Sergio Leone Exhibition I attended was a wonderful recognition of the director's works, meticulously designed. The one BIG limitation of this exhibit, but also the Cinémathèque in general is that it is almost exclusively in French. For a medium and art form that is clearly global (and a lot of the art having been created by non-French filmmakers) that comes as a major disappointment and omission. Get international Cinémathèque!
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