La Pinacothèque

La Pinacothèque information

Location
Paris , France
Address
28 place de la Madeleine, 8e
Getting there
Metro: Madeleine
More information
www.pinacotheque.com
Prices
adult/child from €12.30/10.80
Opening hours
10.30am-6pm Sat-Tue & Thu, to 9pm Wed & Fri
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The top private museum in Paris, La Pinacothèque organises three to four major exhibits per year. Its nonlinear approach to art history, with exhibits that range from Mayan masks to retrospectives covering the work of artists such as Edvard Munch, has shaken up the otherwise rigid Paris art world and won over residents used to more formal presentations.

Although the focus is primarily on temporary exhibits, make sure to visit the permanent collection as well. Displayed thematically, it presents artwork rarely seen side by side in most other museums.