Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107, rue de Rivoli, 1st
M° Palais Royal
Tel 01 44 55 57 50
With over 150,000 works and a hall of jewels, this museum devoted to the decorative arts holds a diversity of pieces from periods as early as the Renaissance. In addition to jewels, fabulous designer clothes, and period furniture, the museum also has exhibits on graphic design, advertising and a gallery of toys. The bookstore is a great resource for designers (both graphic and fashion) and photographers.
Opening Hours: Daily except Monday, 11am-6pm, 10am-6pm on weekends. Giftshop open daily 10am-7pm.
Tickets : Entry to the museum is €6; reduced rate of €4.50 for visitors 18-25.
Free Entrance: Kids under 18, disabled visitors with one accompanying person, journalists with ID and International Council of Museums (ICOM) members.
Note: The permanent exhibits don’t have English labels, but the English audio guide is included in the admission price. The museum is wheelchair accessible.