Musee Carnavalet - Histoire de Paris
11 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."
"This enormous museum, subtitled Histoire de Paris (History of Paris), is housed in two hôtels particuliers." Full review
"If you enjoy history, but history tomes bore you, spend some time here for insight into Paris's past." Full review
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"The entire history of Paris in an outstanding architectural ensemble."