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Palais de Tokyo

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The Palais de Tokyo is a contemporary art center displaying temporary exhibitions
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
13 avenue du President Wilson, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 81 97 35 88
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been trying to come to Palais de Tokyo every time I've been in Paris for the past 10 years and every single time it's been closed for some reason or another, however this time I finally managed to go and I loved it! Hot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mari_clementine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a modern art museum which seems mostly to host large special exhibits, which did not appeal to us with limited time. However, we used our Paris Museum Passes (or maybe admission was actually free) to have a look at the permanent collection. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tallpinesCO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not recommended at all for families with strollers. (Per note attached) The museum takes no responsibility for theft in the stroller zone area ... It is not acceptable for parents to leave their strollers (often expensive ones) in unsecured area when you pay the entrance...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marionetka2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent museum and a fashion hotspot during the Paris fashion week events, Palais de Tokyo is a beautifully built place with great architecture featuring symmetry and lots of interesting things to do while in paris

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grdaemon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How much you enjoy the Palais de Tokyo depends entirely on how much you want to see the artist they are currently exhibiting, it changes and they seem to give full control to a particular artist. The Palais is a two story, minimalist space compared...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cotsuka
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Don't miss the current exhibit on spiders, On Air, by Tomas Saraceno. Spread over the entire museum, this exhibit features spider webs in lucite cubes, lit to display the webs in their astonishing detail. The last room Algo-r (h)i(y)thms is an interactive "jam session," where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Gammie8
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The good thing about the Palais de Tokyo is that it offers an experience off the beaten path. We saw Tomas Saraceno’s On Air, interesting, not entirely comprehensible but if you just look at the art or even participate in it without giving too much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Monique K
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

If there is a good exhibition on, go here. Fantastic space. Not hard to get too. It would all depend on the exhibition though. The one we saw was amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Klara H
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This is a huge space to display all forms of modern art and in which there is not a permanent display. Currently they are showing the work of Tomas Saraceno which because of its unusual use of space, light and air is certainly worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ugyved
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Come here for a special expo as this museum has large well-lighted spaces. Otherwise the architecture is boring and too dull modern, done for the 1930s World's Fair. Favorite place for skate boarders.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
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and splendour, all with a view over Paris and its most
famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings
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