The main museums in Paris
to explore from Le Régent
Culture vultures will be spoilt for choice during their stay in Paris. The capital has a wealth of fascinating and magnificent museums. The most famous of them all, the Louvre museum, is a former French royal palace. It houses around 35,000 works across 8 sections.
Discover the masterpieces of Cézanne, Monet and other famous impressionist artists at the Musée d'Orsay, a palatial former railway station. As well as a magnificent view over Paris, the Centre Pompidou allows you to enjoy the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. On the banks of the Seine, the Musée du Quai Branly, designed by Jean Nouvel, houses 3,500 artworks from Africa, America, Asia and Oceania. To find out more about the history of Paris, the Musée Carnvalet is an essential place to visit.
To appreciate Claude Monet's magnificent Water Lilies, visit the Musée de l'Orangerie located in the Jardin des Tuileries. La Cité des Sciences et de l’industrie will delight both young and old who can learn more about major scientific discoveries. You can easily visit these world-famous museums from your charming hotel, Le Régent, in Saint Germain des Près.