Centre Pompidou

Top 1% of attractions in Paris
9 / 10

17 expert reviews

“The center’s functions are as varied as its colors; it serves as a cultural theme park of ultra-modern exhibition, performance, and research space.”

– Let's Go

Fodor's Fodor's
"Love it or hate it, the Pompidou is certainly the city's most unique-looking building." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"Has a permanent collection that runs from 1905 to the present and includes such "isms" as primitivism, Cubism, Fauvism, surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism."
Frommer's Frommer's
"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
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Paris’ premier cultural centre has amazed visitors since it was inaugurated in 1977." Full review
Travel + Leisure 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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