Museums in Paris
Paris which is The most cultural capital, there are 150 museums in this city , perhaps because the French love of the museum, or because of the love of the history, so that in France we always inseparable from the museum Vocabulary, otoday, we will do an introduction of those famous museum in Paris
The Louvre or the Louvre Museum , is the world’s largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city’s 1st arrondissement Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square meters (782,910 square feet) In 2016, the Louvre was the world’s most visited art museum, receiving 7.3 million visitors
The collection is divided among eight curatorial departments: Egyptian Antiquitie; Greek; Estruscan and Roman Antiquities; Islamic Art; Sculpture; Prints and Drawings.
The Orsay Museum is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d’Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. Many of these works were held at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum’s opening in 1986. It is one of the largest art museums in Europe
The Rodin Museum is a museum that was opened in 1919, dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. It has two sites: the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris and just outside Paris at Rodin’s old home, the Villa des Brillants at Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine). The collection includes 6,600 sculptures, 8,000 drawings, 8,000 old photographs, and 7,000 artistic works. The museum receives 700,000 visitors annually.
The Musée Rodin contains most of Rodin’s significant creations, including The Thinker, The Kiss, and The Gates of Hell. Many of his sculptures are displayed in the museum’s extensive garden. The museum includes a room dedicated to the works of Camille Claudel
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