Bus tours along the Seine reach the Museums
The bus stops are covered and placed in convenient locations near the Seine River.
The tour buses are double decked , yellow or red buses with a hop on, hop off ticket good for one day or two..
Petit Palace, art museum without entrance fee
Paris Free Museums In The Center Of The City
Museums in the center of Paris can be reached by walking, tour bus, or by the boat tours on the Seine.
The Batobus boat cruise on the Seine lets you get on and off at eight docks near sites of historic importance and makes a handy way to reach the museums.
Stops include Notre Dame, Jardin des Plantes, Hotel de Ville, Musee du Louvre, Petit Palace, Eiffel Tower, Musee d' Orsay, Institut de France.
Notre Dame Cathedral has no entrance fee except for the tower climb
Paris free museums include the Petit Palace, free except for special exhibits. Closed Monday) The Petit Palace displays paintings and sculpture.
These and other National Museums offer free admission to the permanent exhibits on the first Sunday of each month
The Musee d Orsay (closed Monday) and the Orangerei (Closed Tuesdays) have extensive impressionist collections. These museums are within walking distance of one another along the River Seine and the Champs Elysees.
In the same area along the Seine, you will find Notre Dame, open for visits without entrance fee and St Chapelle, famed for its stained glass windows. (daily 8 Euros)
Paris Museums like the Louvre, the Musee d Orsay, the Orangerei, and the Petit Palace make Paris a great city for walking; these museums are located along the Seine. All museums except the Grand Palais offer free admission on the first Sunday of each month.
The Petit Palace, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of the History of Paris, and many others are aways free for the permanent exhibits.
Paris Museums include a museum of history within the Arc de Triomphe.
Within walking distance visit the Louvre. the Musee d Orsay, the Orangerei, and the Petit Palace.
A Paris Vacation offers museums in the city of Paris and the outlying regions reached easily by train.
Paris offers sightseeing, shopping and museums in the center along the Seine. Tourist buses and boats make sightseeing loops through the city with stops at important sites.
March, April, May, and June are good times to go to Paris for walking the city, museum visits, biking outlying regions, and the culinary vacation. The weather in Paris is temperate from March to May (50-75 F) and the city will not be too crowded.
July and August are high season and the time when many Paris shops close for vacation. Accommodations could be scarce in June July August. some restaurants and shops close the month of August.
Weather is good in September October, great months to visit Paris.
Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration. Snow is rare
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This is a partial list of Museums of Paris where the permanent collections are free of admission year round
Petit Palais, Two floors of the permanent collection are free; special exhibits will have an entry fee.
Located on Avenue Winston Churchill
Museum of Pierre and Marie Curie, Museum of Radium, Located on Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
Museum of the Legion of Honor, Located on Rue de la Légion d'honneur
Modern Art Museum, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Located on President Wilson Avenue
House of Balzac, Maison de Balzac, Located on Rue Raynouard.
National Air and Space Museum, located at Le Bourget Airport
National Museum of Modern Art, Located at the Pompidou Center
Musée Carnavalet, The History of Paris, Located on Rue de Sévigné
House of Victor Hugo, located on Place des Vosges
Musée de la Vie Romantique, Rue Chaptal, Pigalle
Perfume Museum, Musée du Parfum, Rue Scribe
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