Paris' love affair with fashion lives on in this museum that houses a vast retrospective on costumes, style and dress ... More
Museum of Fashion & Textiles
Paris' love affair with fashion lives on in this museum that houses a vast retrospective on costumes, style and dress design since the 18th Century. With over 80,000 items, only a fraction of the collection can be exhibited at any one time; as a result, exhibits are changed annually and the museum kicks off each year with a different theme. Although special homage is paid to Parisian legends Yves Saint-Laurent, Chanel and Dior, young designers' work is also featured in temporary exhibitions.
Located in the Marais district, the beautiful Hôtel de Guenegaud, built by François Mansard in 1654, now houses the Musee
de la Chasse et de la Nature (Museum of Hunting and Nature). There is a variety of objects representing ...
This is where Auguste Rodin spent the last years of his life, from 1908 to 1917. Since then, his superb
sculptures and private art collection have been housed here. There are a number of sculptures in the garden, including ...
Two gracious houses comprise the Textile Museum dedicated to textiles and handmade carpets. The 14,000 piece collection includes examples from
around the world. Some items date back to 3000 BC. Bringing together works from the Americas, Spain, the Middle ...