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Decorative Arts Museum

Join eight centuries of French art de vivre at Les Arts Decoratifs, where design and common living are treated as art forms.

Les Arts Decoratifs - Paris
Les Arts Decoratifs - Paris
Les Arts Decoratifs - Paris
Les Arts Decoratifs - Paris

With over 150,000 objects on display in many different areas, Les Arts Decoratifs or Decorative Arts Museum is a true testament to the oh-so-French art of living.

Artisans’ knowledge and craftsmanship, artists’ creativity, collectors’ passion and donors’ generosity are what have helped shape this unique space, with its desire to transmit all this to the world.

The Decorative Arts Museum is much, much more than an interior design museum. Its main building at the Louvre’s western wing houses many salons for different collections, such as its luxurious Jewelry gallery, the very entertaining Toy gallery, the Jean Dubuffet gallery, the 1900 Salon and the Carpentry Room, besides the Nef on the ground floor, where the temporary exhibits are placed.

Furniture, altar pieces, interior design, tapestries, wallpaper, ceilings, religious paintings, glassware, ceramics… the museum travels through eight centuries of French design, taking up a sprawling 9,000 square meters (29,500 square ft) with over 6,000 objects on display.  Les Arts Decoratifs museum  presents a journey in decorative arts through the ages – from medieval times to present day.

Anyone with a background in decorative arts or merely a fascination for interiors and furniture should definitely stop by the Decorative Arts Museum. Paris is the city to see all this; and many people will surely get a kick out of discovering where that ratty old kitchen table comes from.

For more information about Les Arts Decoratifs or other Paris cultural attractions, contact us and we will gladly send you further material about any subject of your interest. We will e-mail this information at no cost within 72 hours and it will be specific to your requirements.

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