Hotel Paris 14 - Rive gauche (Left bank)

The most beautiful museums in Paris

With over 100 public and private museums, Paris is a paradise for lovers of culture and discovery! Here are three museums not to be missed on your visit to the capital!

Must-see museums in Paris


The Louvre Museum

Inaugurated in 1793, the Louvre is not only the most famous museum in Paris, but also the largest in the world! This former royal palace exhibits 35,000 works of art divided into eight departments:
  • Oriental Antiquities
  • Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities
  • Egyptian antiquities
  • Paintings
  • Works of art from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Modern periods
  • Medieval, Renaissance and Modern Sculptures
  • Islamic art
  • Graphic arts

Among the Louvre's most famous masterpieces:
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa,
  • The sculpture of the Crouching Scribe
  • The Venus de Milo
📍 Address: 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
🚌 How to get there: take metro line 4 to Porte d'Orléans station (opposite the hotel), exit at Châtelet station.


The Musée d'Orsay

Internationally famous, the Musée d'Orsay houses the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world!

The setting is also superb: the former Orsay station, inaugurated in 1900 for the Universal Exhibition.

Among the Musée d'Orsay's most famous masterpieces:
  • Le déjeuner sur l'herbe by Manet
  • Self-portrait by Van Gogh
  • Monet's Gare Saint-Lazare
📍 Address: 1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris
🚌 How to get there: take bus line 68 to the Porte d'Orléans stop (100 metres from the hotel), get off at the Musée d'Orsay stop.


Musée de Cluny - national museum of the Middle Ages

This is the only museum in France devoted entirely to the medieval world. It is housed in a 15th-century town house in the 5th arrondissement of Paris.

During your visit, you can also admire the Thermal Baths of Cluny, former Roman thermal baths listed as a Historic Monument.

Among the most famous masterpieces in the Musée de Cluny :
  • The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry
  • The stained glass windows of the Sainte-Chapelle
  • The Golden Rose
📍 Address: 28 rue du Sommerard, 75005 Paris
🚌 How to get there: take metro line 4 to Porte d'Orléans station (opposite the hotel), exit at Odéon station and walk 450 metres to the museum.

Your hotel in the 14th arrondissement of Paris

For your stay in Paris, discover our charming hotel and its 43 spacious, comfortable rooms. Double-glazed windows ensure peace and quiet.

Our hotel Acropole is ideally located:
  • 100 metres from Porte d'Orléans metro station (line 4), with direct access to Gare Montparnasse, Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est.
  • Directly opposite Porte d'Orléans tram station (line T3a)
  • 190m from Porte d'Orléans - Ernest Reyer bus station (lines 68, 194 and 388)
  • 100m from Vélib' station 14018
In other words, it's extremely easy to get around Paris without needing a car!

So why not book our Porte d'Orléans hotel for a stay close to all the must-sees of Paris!
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