Carnavalet Museum, Paris
With around 600,000 exhibits spread over more than one hundred rooms, the musée Carnavalet houses the largest overall number of collections in Paris.
There is a wide variety of exhibits, including archaeological remains, scale models of ancient monuments and signs and decorative elements from buildings which have vanished. In addition there are a number of portraits of prominent Parisians, mementos of famous men or depictions of everyday life, as well as a unique collection devoted to the revolutionary era.
Aside from the permanent exhibits, the museum also houses a collection of graphic art forming a major archive of drawings, etchings, photographs and posters, as well as a remarkable coin collection. Contact us for entrance details and prices and we will be delighted to arrange this visit as part of your next educational history trip to Paris with FHT Group Tours.