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Institut du Monde Arabe

1 rue des Fosses Saint Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 51 38 38
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1 rue des Fosses Saint Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
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+33 1 40 51 38 38
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum tells the story of the Arabs and their influence on the Middle East, North Africa and the East Cost of Africa. It treats the three major religions that arose in the area, its arts and life style. Well laid out on four floors,...More

Thank brwydave02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when i went there it had a really welcoming aura and it was really good, the food was just ...delicious!, and the waiters were all so useful and kind . i really recomend this place because really it's one of the best place i've ever...More

Thank Kitsune N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The reason to go is for the view from the ninth floor terrace. Personally, I don't think the view is special enough to be worth the detour. For good Paris views, I recommend Sacre Coeur and/or the Arc de Triomphe.

Thank Seventyfour
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Arab Institute is a large building on the left bank of the Seine, adjacent to Pierre and Marie Currie University. It was designed to research and disseminate information about the Arab world and its cultural and spiritual values. It appears to be an ordinary...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 24 March 2017

One of Paris' best views is from the roof of the Institut. One has a perfect view of Ile St. Louis and Ile de Cite. Great tea salon is also on the roof. Inside there are often excellent exhibits on art, history, and culture. This...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Up on the 9th floor is a very highly regarded restaurant and a fantastic outdoor viewing area. You get a terrific view of Notre Dame, the Island and the Seine. The museum is interesting and the is a good gift shop.

Thank Melinda N
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The windows which cover the building are fascinating. They are designed like tile motifs of northern Africa but made of metal and spiral open and shut to the degree required by the sun. Special exhibits are always available. When I visited a full-sized ship like...More

Thank GayeS545
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is the first time we saw the permanent exhibit in unusual space that was quite stunning. Through beautiful objects, clothing, ceramics, jewelry, weavings, rugs, books, so very well showcased so not to overwhelm we were guided through "a cradle of common heritage." That is...More

Thank saek
Reviewed 20 February 2017

An excellent exhibition, which displays wonderful old maps and traces the amazing voyages of Al Idrîsî and Ibn Battûta; the latter who travelled the world for twenty-five years getting as far as China. The exhibition is concerned with exploration by sea, and there are superb...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 8 February 2017

It tells the history of the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean trades and powers before the continent of North America was officially discovered. It shows how the Arabs contributed to the development of Maths, Astrology and Maritime Navigation , quite interesting and well done children...More

Thank Marie L
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Bonjour je voudrais savoir le temps que l on doit prevoir pour une visite guidee complete du musee+ jardins ? Merci d'avance
12 May 2016|
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Response from mamouroune | Reviewed this property |
Deux heures devrait suffire pour le musée mais je n'ai vu de jardins donc je doute de cette partie...
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me han comentado que es interesante subir a la terraza para apreciar las vistas, no hay que abonar nada y tampoco consumir es cierto?
4 May 2015|
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Response from grinyoreus | Reviewed this property |
Hola, tal como puedes comprovar en su WEB, el acceso al Instituto - Museo, és mediante pago. Te adjunto las tarifas segun susu datos. Tambien puedes ver que el acceso a la terraza és libre ( aunque ya pagaste antes). Espero... More
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