Tag Archives: Paris Museums

Rodin Museum


Visit the Rodin Museum in Paris if you are looking for things to do that are inexpensive and offer plenty of great site seeing.  Opened in 1919, this museum is dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The museum is comprised of two sites, at the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris, and […]

Sacré-Cœur


The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris or Sacré-Cœur is a catholic church dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This church provides spectacular views of Paris and offers a great look inside.  Sacré-Cœur is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in Paris.  A law of public utility was passed to seize […]

Musée d’Orsay


The Musée d’Orsay is housed in the former train station, Gare d’Orsay.  The museum showcases the impressive Beaux-Arts railway station that was built between 1898 and 1900. The Musée d’Orsay exibits mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist pieces and masterpieces, by such renown painters such as Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, and Van Gogh.  Many of […]