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Centre Pompidou

94
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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Badge 94

Outstanding

say expert reviewers

Top 1% in Paris About the TripExpert Score

11 expert recommendations

68

Atlas Obscura

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.  Full review →

14

Concierge

Has a permanent collection that runs from 1905 to the present and includes such "isms" as primitivism, Cubism, Fauvism, surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism.

8

Condé Nast Traveler

Nearly 40 years after its unveiling, the capital’s main contemporary art hub is still a showstopper thanks to its revolutionary tube–festooned exterior by Renzo Piano. Full review →

63

Departures

The Pompidou is as famous for its postmodern architecture as it is for what’s inside: an impressive collection of 20th and 21st-century art. Full review →

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

Love it or hate it, the Pompidou is certainly the city's most unique-looking building. Full review →

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Frommer's 33

When it first opened in the 1970s, the Centre Pompidou was hailed as "the most avant-garde building in the world," and today it still continues to pack in the art-loving crowds... Full review →

64

goop

This postmodern building revolutionized the world of architecture—and turned the rarified concept of a museum into something that could be unintimidating and fun. Full review →

58

Let's Go

The exterior of the Pompidou is a crazed network of yellow electrical tubes, green water pipes, and blue ventilation ducts, leaving plenty of space inside for all the good stuff. The... Full review →

Be sure to check out Duchamp’s infamous Fountain, which is just a urinal that he signed “R.
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Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Paris’ premier cultural centre has amazed visitors since it was inaugurated in 1977. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 55

Designed by the architects Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, the Pompidou Centre is located in the old Beaubourg quarter. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

Located in the center of Paris in a building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, Centre Pompidou is the brainchild of President Georges Pompidou. Full review →

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