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Centre Pompidou

Pompidou Centre – National Museum of Modern Art

(Centre Pompidou – Musée National d'Art Moderne)
Art Museum, Monument / Landmark, and Cultural Center
Hôtel-de-Ville, Paris
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  • Alexandre C.
    "Impressive architecture and huge collection of contemporary art :)"(12 Tips)
    Thomas M.
    "On the top floor you have an awesome view of Paris too"(11 Tips)
    S Marks The Spots
    "Houses the largest collection of modern art in Europe."(7 Tips)
    Lux L.
    "My favorite museum in Paris!"(4 Tips)
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  • Abeer
    AbeerMarch 13, 2017
    Great selection of modern and contemporary art. Works by Mattise, Picasso and Kahlo can be found here besides other works that track the 20th artistic movements from cubism, expressionism to dadaism!
  • Lamprini T.
    Lamprini ThanouJanuary 18, 2017
    My favorite! Great architecture, a huge collection of Modern Art and an amazing view of the city on the top floor. This time, the exhibition devoted to the work of René Magritte was très magnifique!
  • Sofiane S.
    Sofiane SMMCJuly 4, 2013
    Take the multi pass : many museums & no line ups which can be crazy like at the Louvres...also, visit for the afternoon & finish at the rooftop to enjoy a fantastic view of Paris in the sunset. Voilà!
  • Dorothy🐾Boo L.
    The museum is amazing BUT the bathrooms need work and the food in the cafe is overpriced and sub-par ... Also it is rather crowded but well worth it if you like I love modern and contemporary art!
  • Shirley L.
    Shirley LiuMarch 3, 2014
    Quite a few Henri Matisse pieces, a couple of Picasso works but I love Ten Lizes by Andy Warhol most (4th floor). Also amazing Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibit through June 2014!
    All-Paris-Apartments.comOctober 19, 2012
    The Pompidou Center hosts the largest museum for modern art in all of Europe. Try the entrance located at the back for a quicker entrance into the National Museum of Modern Art!
  • Fleur J.
    Fleur JulieMarch 20, 2017
    There are various galleries within and you need a lot of time to see it all. Get the ticket to see everything even though you don't plan to, it gives you access to see the most amazing view of Paris.
  • Claire L.
    Claire LittlerMay 23, 2015
    If you're not in the mood for the art, definitely pay €3 to go to the view of Paris at the top! Amazing view!!
  • Katy Z.
    Katy ZackAugust 21, 2016
    An amazing modern and contemporary art collection housed in a cool building. Ride the escalators to the top floor and take in some amazing views of the city.
  • Frankie J. 😎 G.
    Frankie J. 😎 GreyAugust 5, 2017
    Incredible multi-disciplinary complex, not only a modern art museum with temporary expositions but also 2 cinemas sala, a great public library, and a peformance space!
  • Sanne T.
    Sanne ThijsJanuary 8, 2017
    If you love modern art it is the place to be, but you have to wait for everything. There is lots of chaos in the cloakroom, make sure you have ticket for the museum before you stand in line.
  • Gamze A.
    This building is a good sample of typical and modern architecture. When you start to walk around the building you can see exhibition and historical places at the same time. ✔️
  • Bianca B.
    Bianca BuenoAugust 11, 2014
    It was an impressive permanent collection of modern art, the exhibitions are great and the view of the roofs of Paris on the highest levels of the building is marvellous. Awesome museum!
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatOctober 11, 2011
    In a very unique building, this modern art museum has some of the world’s best works, but visitors often miss the panoramic view from the balconies.
  • Sveta N.
    Sveta NaumovaMarch 17, 2013
    Such a nice bird's-eye view on Paris from the 6th floor! Awesome! Also sometimes it's faster to enter if you buy the tickets right here. The line with ones with tickets was much longer today..
  • Kunal K.
    Kunal KalroJune 23, 2014
    A building that houses the most underrated art collection in Paris. For what it's worth, the art was inspiring and I had more fun here than I did in Le Louvré by a long shot.
  • A.
    A.September 13, 2013
    Always changing and always the same, the Pompidou has a great permanent collection and temporary exhibits. Don't get put off by queues, walk straight up if you're not interested in a specific show.
  • Enrico A.
    Enrico AlbanesiAugust 14, 2014
    One the most famous museum in Paris, enjoy the permanent collection of modern art or the interesting temporary exhibitions! You can have a great view from the terrasse too.
  • A.
    A.August 11, 2015
    Modern art museum with free permanent collection (don’t queue, just walk in). The statue of Zidane and Materazzi is in the forecourt. The restaurant on top is mainly worthwhile for the view
  • Hype Ain't Sh*t
    Hype Ain't Sh*tJune 11, 2012
    Awesome bookstore, great coffe place & restaurant, but mainly, some of the best exhibitions in Europe! Make sure you also check the balconies which offer the best panoramic view in Paris!
  • Ar
    ArMarch 5, 2017
    Lovely place to take kids too, the resto on the top has a scenic view, food is like Costes chain so its 👌🏽, staff is nice.
  • Morgan W.
    Morgan WangOctober 17, 2015
    Awesome collection of modern and contemporary art. There's a balcony as well that gives you a great view of the Parisian skyline.
  • Jan-Willem C.
    Jan-Willem CallebautJanuary 8, 2017
    Awesome modern art museum. Everything after musee d'Orsay ... nice combo if you ask me
  • B. Aaron T.
    B. Aaron TalbotJanuary 28, 2017
    on top of the phenomenal twombly exhibit, this museum has wonderful art and arranges it in a way that shows the conversations happening in different art movements...must go and see
  • Jameela A.
    Jameela AhliApril 26, 2014
    Great peaces of art and wonderful views of Paris! Visit the fountain next to the pompidou for extra outdoors joyful art
  • S Marks The Spots
    S Marks The SpotsMarch 31, 2013
    Houses the largest collection of modern art in Europe. Great special exhibitions! For a nice break in between exhibitions, you can go to Georges on the museum’s top floor. Read more
  • oleg b.
    oleg bDecember 3, 2017
    Great museum at the 5th floor. Picasso is in chamber 10. Brancusi’s Coloana infinitului is on the left from the entrance. Great for exploring
  • Douglas S.
    Douglas ShirlawFebruary 19, 2015
    Modern architecture and a good place to discover. Good on site shops for designer goods and books too. Try the elevators too for a good view over the city.
  • Tugce E.
    Tugce EsenerSeptember 18, 2016
    Buy the tickets online to skip the long que. There's a great cafe on the third floor with an amazing view of Paris.
  • Pierre V.
    Pierre ValadeAugust 1, 2011
    view from the top of the museum is one of my favorite! there is also a nice restaurant there. if you enjoy modern art and architecture (you do, right?), then you'll love this place.
  • Becissa 💫 B.
    Queues every where. You wait in queue to enter the building, to buy a ticket, to the cloakroom, to enter the exhibitions, to enter a special exhibition (Magritte ~45 min). Apart from that it is fine.
  • Ece C.
    Ece CDecember 20, 2014
    Always remarkable exhibitions, try to visit in the morning and use "billetterie automatique" which is also available just before the entrance of the galleries, to avoid waiting in line.
  • Sophie T.
    Sophie ThiebautAugust 26, 2014
    Enjoy the exhibitions and make a reservation in time for the restaurant at the roof. Combine it with a walk around Les Marais. Maybe you'll meet a famous artist.
  • Ieva A.
    Ieva AndrukaitytėMarch 6, 2016
    A must visit in Paris if you enjoy modern art! They hold many temporary exhibitions that change quite often and their permanent one is worth visiting as well.
  • Marina B.
    Marina BurityMay 11, 2015
    What's not to like here? The building is unique, the art displayed contemplates the best representants of modern art and the view from the top is amazing!
  • Brommabo
    BrommaboOctober 30, 2016
    Europes biggest museum for modern art, expect visit take at least 2-3 hour. Come in the evening for line is shorter and less people for museum many days has open late.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BovanMay 13, 2013
    first visit here they were doing a refurb so half the exhibits weren't available [they never mentioned that when I bought the flight tickets!] - second time, all fine - great modern art - unmissable
  • Lux L.
    Lux LaCroixAugust 20, 2014
    My favorite museum in Paris! Fabulous permanent collection full of Picassos, Chagalls and Duchamps. A must see if you are a Modern and Contemporary art fan.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkApril 19, 2013
    This is one of the world's leading collections of modern art. Everything from Pollock, to Warhol to Miro are on display in this piece of modern architecture. Definitely a must-see when in Paris
  • Mubarak A.
    Mubarak Al ShardanFebruary 12, 2017
    Great museum, a must to visit for art lovers. Don't forget other purchase the ticket online to avoid standing in a queue for a long time.
  • Filmsquare
    FilmsquareMay 25, 2013
    When James Bond is being shown around Drax's spacecraft manufacturing facility in Moonraker (1979), Holly Goodhead's office is in fact in the Centre Pompidou.
  • Jordi L.
    Jordi LlobetFebruary 16, 2015
    Amazing building. Nice galleries and artist showing their work. Good restaurant on the top, free nice views too (paying the museum ticket).
  • Noosh S.
    Noosh SBNovember 20, 2014
    Definitely in my all times good list, try to pay a visit if you're in Paris, architecture's my favorite & exhibitions are usually pretty good.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CampanellaAugust 8, 2014
    On of the most fascinating buildings in Paris. I love it!
  • Josette
    JosetteSeptember 12, 2015
    Spectacular modern art collection, great special exhibits, wonderful rooftop cafe and amazing view of Paris
  • Debora F.
    Debora FacchiniJuly 29, 2013
    From Pablo Picasso to lesser known names, from beautiful paintings to modern art installations and you can interact with, this museum has everything.
  • Ian S.
    Ian SmokeFebruary 18, 2016
    Allways a must visit for me when I am@in Paris.Modern Art is great there!View on the city is awesome!Tres interessant!Beaute partout!! <3
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MNovember 27, 2014
    For just 3€ you can enjoy a stunning view from the roof top. But you should really consider to spend 13€ and visit the exhibitions.
  • María
    MaríaMarch 4, 2017
    Eclectic museum, modern art. Interesting place and great views
  • mylifeisgorgeous
    mylifeisgorgeousOctober 22, 2011
    The temple of modernity, this building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers is one of the hottest cultural spots in Europe. Place Georges Pompidou +info:
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