☆ Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris ☆
The museum of the history of Paris takes its visitors from the dug-out canoes of the Gallic Parisii tribe to the bedroom of Marcel Proust..
Two resplendent adjoining townhouses offer the perfect setting for this fascinating story..
The Hôtel Carnavalet, built in 1548, traces the history of the Gallo-Roman, Merovingian and Carolingian city, the Paris of the Renaissance, and the wars of Religion, etc..
The Hôtel Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau depicts Paris and the Revolution, then Napoléon leaving on one of his campaigns with his personal effects in gilded silver..
You’ll also discover the Paris of Mucha, Art Nouveau, the Belle Epoque, and a ballroom from the roaring Twenties..
23, rue de Sévigné (3rd). M° Saint-Paul.
Tel: 01 44 59 58 58. Daily: 10am-6pm, except Mon.
Permanent collections free.