Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, Paris

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Architectural Building · Art Museum
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Surrounded by 11,000 sq m (36,090 sq ft) of glass, the postmodern Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou is an art gallery, an acoustic research center, and a vast public library. As you approach the front of this high-tech structure, you'll see a 7.6-m (25-ft) freestanding mobile sculpture called "Horizontal" by Alexander Calder. The center’s art curators have assembled a marvelous introduction of conceptual art consisting of approachable works that are sure to delight, amuse, and entertain. After you browse each of the building's seven floors, be sure not to skip the fine restaurant by the Costes brothers on the roof. Make Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou a part of your Paris vacation plans using our Paris online itinerary planner.
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  • We never actually made it to the Pompidou. After days of trying to purchase a tour online and over the phone, I finally succeeded. about a week later, on December 9, I was told that my tour was... 
    We never actually made it to the Pompidou. After days of trying to purchase a tour online and over the phone, I finally succeeded. about a week later, on December 9, I was told that my tour was...  more »
  • This was anw awesome experience! I have really enjoyed quite a lot of pictures and art at this place. Very diverse art from all the different parts of the world together with all the levels of... 
    This was anw awesome experience! I have really enjoyed quite a lot of pictures and art at this place. Very diverse art from all the different parts of the world together with all the levels of...  more »
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  • This is one of the must visit museums in Paris and a must see building too. The museum often hosts great exhibitions and has a nice gift/bookstore. The building itself is a work of modern art hence worth seeing on its own. It offers a beautiful view over Paris from the roof. The area is also very interesting and lively. One can often find musicians and artists perform or draw in the street around this museum.
  • Iconic place to be! Take care not to get lost in the entrance (as there are two: one for the library and the other for the museum upstairs). You will some of (the most?) innovative pieces of contemporary art! 🖼️ 🖌️ 🎨

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