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Palais de Tokyo

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The Palais de Tokyo is a contemporary art center displaying temporary exhibitions
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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13 avenue du President Wilson, 75116 Paris, France
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+33 1 81 97 35 88
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come here for a special expo as this museum has large well-lighted spaces. Otherwise the architecture is boring and too dull modern, done for the 1930s World's Fair. Favorite place for skate boarders.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A small modern art museum and i do prefer modern art. They have giant matisses there as well as others. It’s quiet and not crowded. The other wing houses temporary events like the launch of a new jordan basketball shoe. It’s hilarious as the line...More

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I love this place. The internal space is huge and has an industrial chic vibe to it. The artwork was so interesting and so much fun at the time of our visit. We had lunch at the restaurant, Les Grandes Verres, and thoroughly enjoyed both...More

Thank TravelLover50
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Was recommended this exhibition (they change) by a 30yr old. Maybe we are too old or too dumb but we just didn't get it. Waste of time.

1  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I saw so many ads about this place that I thought I had to go see it. The entrance fee is quite expensive, 12 Euro, compare to the fee you pay for other museums in Paris where you actually see ART!! This place was so...More

Thank _shlomitco
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This was one of the most odd museums I have ever visited. The miniatures are interesting but there are so many really amazing places in Paris, I don’t think this is one of them to spend much time on...

Thank Juliana J
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t heard of this until my teenage daughter suggested going. We both loved it and we each had our favourite pieces. Everything was loosely based round childhood for this season. Some works were simple and cute others were dark and foreboding. A welcome change...More

1  Thank 99rainraingoaway
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We really enjoyed this museum of modern art for its expansive rooms, colour and thought provoking exhibits. It gave us a buzz for the short time that we visited the spaces just before our lunch close by at the Trocadero . It contrasts the other...More

Thank JanaliSydney
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I enjoyed my time here. A lot of modern art and a great escape from the crowd. There are two restaurants at Palais de Tokyo. In my experience, the Les Grands Verres restaurant was unkind to Americans. I won't talk about it here since I...More

Thank lmstone100
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The museum is undergoing renovations and some of the exhibits and the scenic garden at the back were closed. I was looking for the Lasco project and ended up walking around the Palais de Tokyo enjoying the humourous graffiti on the west façade, the whole...More

Thank notacanada
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and splendour, all with a view over Paris and its most
famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings
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