most famous museum, not only France but the whole world is the Louvre.The richest collection of the museum consists of 300 000 items, of which exhibited in the halls only 35 000. Perhaps the most famous of the works of art presented at the Louvre - are masterpieces of ancient sculpture of the Hellenistic period the Venus de Milo and the Nike of Samothrace and, of course, "Mona Lisa" by Leonardoda Vinci.We must not forget that the building of the Louvre, many centuries served as the palace of the kings of France, is the largest monument of world culture.Celebrities and the glass pyramid built in the 80s of the 20th century and is the main entrance to the museum.
Museum d'Orsay in Paris is famous for the representation of the world's largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionists.Here you can see the
infamous "Breakfast on the Grass" by Edouard Manet and almost modern in style "Gare Saint Lazare" by Claude Monet, serene "Ball at the Moulin de la Galette" by Auguste Renoir and scenic "Red Roof" Camille Pissarro, photographically accurate "DanceClass "by Edgar Degas and expressive" Starry Night "by Vincent Van Gogh, as well as many other masterpieces.
One of the best European art museums is the Picasso Museum in Paris.It houses not only a huge number of works of the great masters, but also his personal collection, including works by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, Georges Braque, Joan Miro, as well as the famous painting "The customs" Henri Rousseau.
One of the most popular museums in the French capital - is the Rodin Museum.In addition to numerous works by the great sculptor (including the famous "Thinker"), are stored here works his lover Camille Claudel and Rodin's personal collection of art, including paintings by Vincent Van Gogh.
in the artistic heart of the famous Montmartre district is a museum of Salvador Dali.In his collection - more than 300 works by the artist, mostly - sculptures and engravings.The pride of the exhibition is considered to be a complete set of unique Dali prints signed by the author.
Museum of Modern Art, where you can see works by such prominent artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee, René Magritte, Yves Tanguy, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Kazimir Malevich and Jackson Pollock, it is part of the complex of the National Center of Art and Culture Georges Pompidou.In attendance Pompidou Centre is ranked third among the major attractions of France after the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower.