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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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Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou Reviews
Edificio de arquitectura muy singular, que acoge una bonita colección de arte contemporáneo, por las mañanas son frecuentes las colas para acceder. more »Building of very unique architecture, which houses a beautiful collection of contemporary art, in the mornings are frequent queues to access.
Es war mal mein Highlight in den 90ern! Jetzt ist es leider sehr verbraucht. Die Ausstellungen waren dennoch sehr gut. Die Bauaktionen rundum hoffentlich demnächst eine Verbesserung. Das Lokal auf dem... more »It was once my highlight in the 90s! Now, unfortunately, it is very used up. The exhibitions were nevertheless very good. Hopefully the construction activities will improve soon. The restaurant on the roof still special. Chic waiters and waitresses. Pig expensive, but nice!
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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