Musee Carnavalet - Histoire de Paris
10 expert reviews
“Highlights include the famous The Tennis Court Oath, Marcel Proust’s fully reconstructed bedroom, and a piece of the Bastille prison wall. ”
– Let's Go
"If it has to do with Parisian history, it's here. A fascinating hodgepodge of artifacts and art." Full review
"The first museum you should go to in Paris is this superb 140-room collection dedicated to the history of the city itself."
"If you enjoy history, but history tomes bore you, spend some time here for insight into Paris's past." Full review
Not For Tourists
"The entire history of Paris in an outstanding architectural ensemble."
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Travel + Leisure
"Housed in two 16th century mansions, the Carnavalet Museum details Paris's history back to its earliest Neolithic roots." Full review