Paris Essentials Tour

Paris Essentials Tour

See all the most important sites in Paris including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triumph, Notre Dame and much more.

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Versailles Tour

Versailles Tour

Explore the famed home of Louis XIV and the center of French royalty, the Palace at Versailles, Hall of Mirrors, and lavish gardens.

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Louvre Museum Tour

Louvre Museum Tour

Explore the famous works at the Louvre, including Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and the Victory of Samothrace.

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Classic Marais Tour

Classic Marais Tour

Discover the most beautifully preserved section of Paris at the Bastille Prison, the Picasso Museum, and the city's oldest square.

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Paris Photo Tour

Paris Photo Tour

Explore the most eye popping sites that Paris has to offer with your own professional photographer as your guide.

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Paris Wine Tasting Tour

Paris Wine Tasting Tour

Taste 7 different wines while your dedicated sommelier delivers keen insight into France's wine regions.

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Private Paris Tour

Private Paris Tour

Whether you want to shop Parisian boutiques or sample croissants from her freshest bakeries, we'll design a tour just for you.

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Paris Museums

Ten of the best Paris museums

Paris is home to countless fantastic museums. It is thought that one could spend an entire year simply walking the Louvre and not see all the exhibits they have. To get you started, we've listed just a few of what we consider our "must-see" musuems. If you are planning to visit more than one museum, it's best to purchase a Paris Museum Pass ahead of time.

Musée du Louvre

  • Website: www.louvre.fr
  • Phone: 01 40 20 50 50
  • Highlights: Venus de Milo, the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace
  • Hours of Operation: Mon, Thurs & Sat, 9am-6pm; Wed & Fri, 9am-10pm (Closed Tuesdays)
  • Admission: €8.50; €6 after 6 pm on Wed & Fri
  • Address: 34-36, quai du Louvre, Palais du Louvre, Paris, France 75001
  • Closets Metro Station: Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre

Musée d'Orsay

  • Website: www.musee-orsay.fr
  • Phone: 01 40 49 48 14
  • Highlights: Presents Impressionist works in all forms, starting in 1848 through WWI
  • Hours of Operation: Tue-Sun 9:30am-6pm; Thu 10am-9:45pm
  • Admission: €7.50, €6.50 students, under 18 free
  • Address: 1, rue de Bellechasse, Paris, France 75007
  • Closest Metro Station: Solférino

Musée de Cluny

  • Website: www.musee-moyenage.fr
  • Phone: 01 53 73 78 00
  • Highlights: the Jardim Medieval, the Gold Rose, La Dame a la Licorne, Musee du Moyen Age
  • Admission: €6.50; ages 18-25, €4.50
  • Hours of Operation: Mon, Wed-Sat, 9:15am-5:45pm (Closed Tuesdays and Sundays)
  • Address: 6, pl. Paul-Painleve
  • Closest Metro Station: Cluny-La Sorbonne

Cité des Sciences
et de l'Industrie

  • Website: www.cite-sciences.fr
  • Phone: 01 40 05 79 99
  • Highlights: Explora Science Museum (perfect for kids)
  • Admission: Tickets range from €3-€9
  • Hours of Operation: Tue-Sun, 10:30am-9:30pm; (Open odd hours on Mondays – call ahead)
  • Address: Parc de la Villette, 30, avenue Corentin Cariou - A.P. 75930 Paris cedex 19 , 75019 Paris
  • Closest Metro Station: Porte de la Villette

Centre Georges
Pompidou

  • Website: www.centrepompidou.fr
  • Phone: 01 44 78 12 33
  • Highlights: the Fauvist, Cubist and modern art at the Musée National d’Art Moderne
  • Admission: €10; under 26, €8; under 18 is free
  • Hours of Operation: Wed-Mon, 11am-10pm (Closed Tuesdays)
  • Address: pl Georges Pompidou, Paris, France 75191
  • Closest Metro Station: Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville, or Châtelet

Maison Europeenne
de la Photographie

  • Website: www.mep-fr.org
  • Phone: 01 44 78 75 00
  • Highlights: Houses a video library with over 600 films by esteemed photographers
  • Admission: €6; under age 26 and seniors, €3
  • Hours of Operation: Wed-Sun, 11am-8pm, free on Wed from 5pm-8pm
  • Address: 5-7, rue de Fourcy, Paris, France 75000
  • Closest Metro Station: St-Paul

Musée Picasso

  • Website: www.musee-picasso.fr
  • Phone: 01 42 71 25 21
  • Highlights: Home to some of the most prestigious of Picasso’s works, including Autoportrait, Le Violon et la Musique, Deux Femmes Courant Sur la Plage, La Femme Qui Lit and paintings from his personal colletion by the likes of Matisse, Corot, and Renoir
  • Admission: €6.50; 18-25 years – €4.50, under 18 free
  • Hours of Operation: (Apr-Sep) Mon, Wed-Sun, 9:30am-6pm; (Oct-Mar) Mon, Wed-Sun, 9:30am-5:30pm
  • Address: 5, rue de Thorigny, Paris, France 75003
  • Closest Metro Station: Saint-Paul, Chemin-Vert, Filles du Calvaire

Musée Rodin

  • Website: www.musee-rodin.fr
  • Phone: 01 44 18 61 10
  • Highlights: See some of Rodin’s most famous sculptures, including The Thinker, Le Baiser, and L’Age Mur
  • Admission: €6; ages 18-25 and seniors, €4
  • Hours of Operation: (Apr-Sep) Tue-Sun 9:30am-5:45pm; (Oct-Mar) Tue-Sun 9:30am-4:45pm
  • Address: 79, rue de Varenne, Paris, France 75007
  • Closest Metro Station: Varenne, Invalides or Saint-François-Xavier

Musée de l'Histoire
de France

  • Website: archivesnationales. culture.gouv.fr
  • Phone: 01 40 27 60 96
  • Highlights: Richard the Lionheart’s Edict, Louis XVI’s Diary, a letter from Napoleon to his love, Josephine
  • Admission: €3; ages 18-25, €2.30
  • Hours of Operation: Mon, Wed-Fri, from 10am-12:30pm and 2pm-5:30pm; Sat-Sun, from 2pm-5:30pm (Closed Tuesdays)
  • Address: 87, r. Vieille du Temple
  • Closest Metro Station: Filles du Calvaire

Musée d'Art Moderne
de la Ville de Paris

  • Website: www.mam.paris.fr
  • Phone: 01 53 67 40 80
  • Highlights: one of the world’s grandest collections of modern art housed in the Palais de Tokyo; also see Matisse’s La Danse Inachevee
  • Admission: Free admission to permanent exhibits; special exhibits range from €4.50-€9
  • Hours of Operation: Tues-Sun, 10am-6pm; Wed night until 10pm
  • Address: 11, av du Président Wilson, Paris, France 75016
  • Closest Metro Station: Léna or Alma-Marceau