Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

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#24 of 184 in Museums in Paris
Transparent façades and the use of identical materials for both the interiors and the exteriors mark the architecture of Musee des Arts Decoratifs. Put Musee des Arts Decoratifs into our Paris trip itinerary maker app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Our visit to the Museum of Decorative Arts was not planned. The weather was rainy and we entered this museum without much conviction. Finally, I enjoyed the permanent collections (less contemporary, being not sensitive to this period). I particularly liked the Asian collection. The museum shop is rich: if you are looking for a book on a particular architecture, a precise decorative style or fashion, you will surely find your happiness. Only downside (common to many Parisian museums), the opening time: 11 hours. As a tourist, this schedule seems late to me.
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  • This museum is absolutely worth a visit: a hidden pearl in the shadow of the big Louvre, it hosts very interesting collections, like the one about post-classical jewels, and beautiful temporary exhibi...  more »
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  • A special museum featuring decorative arts you cannot find on display in other museums. The shop is also worth a visit, especially if you are looking to buy a gift for someone who appreciates great design. Be careful not to miss the jewelry exhibits "hidden" on the second floor above the gift shop.
  • Great museum for lovers of fashion and style. Very nice museum shop accessible without having to pay for a museum ticket.
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