The Hugo family lived in an apartment in this 19th Century residence, which includes original furniture, photograph collections, drawings and texts from the era, not forgetting the bust of Victor Hugo by David d’Angers.
6 place des Vosges, Paris 4e
Located in the old Saint-Martin-des-Champs Priory, this museum exhibits around 2,500 scientific objects and instruments, including Foucault’s pendulum.
60 rue Réaumur, Paris 3e
In a 17th Century mansion house, this museum recounts the history of Jews from France, Europe and the Maghreb through their art and heritage. It also hosts many temporary exhibitions.
Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, 71 rue du Temple, Paris 3e
This museum is home to a collection of 18th Century works of art from Ernest Cognacq’s legacy. They include paintings (Rembrandt, Greuze, Boucher, and more.), pastels (Quentin de La Tour, etc.) and sculptures (Houdon and Clodion).
8 rue Elzévir, Paris 3e
The rooms of the Hôtel de Soubise hold temporary exhibitions on specific aspects of French history, with a lot of original documents.
11 rue des Quatre-Fils, Paris 3e
This museum traces the history of Paris, from its origins to the present day, including the French Revolution.
16 rue des Francs Bourgeois, Paris 3e
Located in the Guénégaud (17th Century) and Mongelas (18th Century) mansion houses, this museum exhibits paintings (Desportes, Chardin, Oudry, etc.), hunting weapons and works of art.
62 rue des Archives, Paris 3e
This is the place to find out everything there is to know about the art of magic, conjuring tricks and illusionism, from the 18th Century to the present day. It has a collection of old objects, posters, prints, etc.
11 rue Saint-Paul, Paris 4e
This library holds around 230,000 volumes on decorative arts, the art and craft professions, fine art, and graphic arts.
1 rue du Figuier, Paris 4e
In addition to its temporary exhibitions, the MEP has a library of 24,000 books and a video library with one thousand films.
5/7 Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4e