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Pavillon de l'Arsenal

21 boulevard Morland, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 76 33 97
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History of Paris

The permanent expo here is on the history of the development of Paris with lots of good photos and... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
history of built form of Paris - urban planning

Not a monument or museum, but if you find the built form of Paris interesting and want to know more... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
leni_away
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Paris, France
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21 boulevard Morland, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

The permanent expo here is on the history of the development of Paris with lots of good photos and painting reproductions showing how the city has changed over the centuries. Check the listing to see what the temporary expos are as they are often good....More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Not a monument or museum, but if you find the built form of Paris interesting and want to know more about its development from early days to now and likely developments, including the notable contributions of Haussmann from the late 19th to early 20th Century...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Pavillon's permanent exhibit is a detailed history of the city of Paris in pictures, video and words, translated to English. Follow the time line and see how the city has developed. There are often temporary exhibits on the theme of urban planning and design....More

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Reviewed 16 September 2013

There was so much to see and without the crowds of the other Paris icons. The setting is wonderful and the exhibits amazing. I just loved the armour displays but make sure you allow plenty of time, this is not an attraction you can complete...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2013

The building that houses the exhibitions presents.a traditional facade but the interior is adapted to large scale displays. An extraordinary floating ceiling of freeform metal strips is an interesting feature, which visitors can see from above by climbiing to the third level. The ground floor...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

Free entry. Ground floor has very interesting exhibit on the history of Paris, starting in the Middle Ages. This is in French and English. There is also an interactive map of Paris on a large part of the floor atea on multiple adjoined monitors -...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2013

It rained, so we were looking for free things to do in the area. This was within walking distance of the Victor Hugo Museum so we took our chances. And what a surpirse. At first you think you've walked into the wrong place. There was...More

2  Thank Claire S
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spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
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