Are you planning on visiting Paris this summer and haven’t decided on what you want to do? I’m sure your main agendas are to go to the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral or find a great place to eat or shop. Visiting museums may or may not be on your list of things to do, but it should be. Museums are the gateway to the past, present and future. It helps us get a visual view of how things were or will be. Whether, it’s an image museum or science museum there is always new and exciting things to learn from each of them. In this case, we are going to be talking about the best fashion museums to visit in Paris. It is always fun and informative to see the different aspects of fashion and see it in a different light than it was seen before. It gives us better knowledge and understanding of it, especially when we take a walk outside of our box and see it in a different culture. Below is a list of the best fashion museums to visit in Paris.
Location: 34 quai d’Austerlitz 75013.
Prices: The entrance is free.
Opening hours: From 10am to midnight, 7 days a week. All year round.
About: The Cité de la Mode et du Design was opened in 2004. It displays exhibitions and events about fashion and modern art. There is also a bar and nightclub on the roof of the museum.
Location: 107-111, rue de Rivoli, 75001.
Prices: Full price ticket is 11€ and discounted ticket is 8.50€. The entrance is free for people under 25 years old.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm and Thursday from 11am to 9pm. It is closed on Monday as well as December 25th, January 1st, and May 1st.
About: The Musee des arts decoratifs museum was opened in 1864 and has a huge exhibition dedicated to fashion and textile.
Location: 10 avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, Paris 16e, 75116 Paris.
Prices: Prices vary but the entrance is free for those under 18 and people with disabilities. There is a reduced fare for teachers and people under the age of 26.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm (temporarily opens through the year).
About: Palais Galliera was opened in 1977 and built by Duchess Galliera. The Palais Galliera exhibits are not opened year round due to the frailty of the art work.