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Palais de Tokyo, Paris

3.7
#35 of 184 in Museums in Paris
Dedicated to modern and contemporary art, Palais de Tokyo takes its name from the Avenue de Tokio, the former name of the street where it resides. The eastern wing of the building belongs to the city and hosts the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. The western wing belongs to the French state and hosts the Palais de Tokyo/Site de Création Contemporaine. The building opened for the International Exhibition of Arts and Technology of 1937. Its original name was Palais des Musées d'Art Moderne. Today, you can visit to take in several exhibits, lectures, films, and concerts. Start your trip to Paris by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • We like modern art but this was too much. Most of the exhibits were multi media and didnt really make sense or go together. I get modern art can be indulgent but this was too much and bototm line wasn...  more »
  • When I am walking through a museum I look for consistency - are all parts of the museum adding up to the consistent whole that builds a brand. Museum attracts their own audience and for Palais Tokyo I...  more »
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  • Really fascinating displays. Quite confronting in some exhibitions but great and very educational. Most displays are in English and in French so as a English speaking tourist you can still take a lot from it. The price is reasonable but be aware a lot of the exhibitions close at 10pm - they will start asking you to move on at 9.30pm... not at the closing time of midnight.
  • Very nice cultural place! with contemporary exhibitions, large rooms. The open time is the best...till mid-night with restaurant and bookshop! Pay attention because some things like VR area attend only till 22h!
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