A controversial costly renovation (52 m€), but wor. After 5 years, celebrated Pablo Picasso museum nested inside 17th-century Hôtel Salé, in Le Marais district, reopened in October, 2014.
Why is it worth seeing? Here, during your stay in Paris, you are about to see among the most famous Picasso masterpieces, the most prolific artist of the past century. Let us tell you Parisians are rushing up. The museum also displays paintings in his collection that Picasso loved, including ones by Matisse, Renoir, Miro and Cézanne. And the 5.000 Picasso works have been restored and reframed. From painting to sculptures.
The space open to the public has increased from 1,600 square meters to 3,800, with 37 permanent galleries, a terrace and a cafe. The garden has been redesigned as well. Like a proper world class museum.
Visit the official website for more information.
Before or after your visit, eat in a very Parisian hotspot: Oldest flea market in Paris, Le Marché des Enfants Rouges (Red Children’s Market)
Where: 5 Rue de Thorigny, Paris, France
Metro: Chemin Vert or Saint-Sébastien Froissart (Line 8, purple line)