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

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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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  • His architecture is fantastic. Is worth a visit there! The Pompidou tbm is quite interesting to walk around, having cafes and many shops of clothes cheaper than the rest of the city, including thrift stores.
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  • My family loved the Centre Pompideau - it is so unique and has something that everyone will love. So pleased it was part of the Paris Museum Pass, because we otherwise may not have entered. The modern...  more »
  • A very long tail of waiting around 11: 00 in the morning, but who really went very well. It's really an extraordinary Museum, which opens the curiosity and I was pleasantly discovered and enjoyed an art that I know well. I will return without hesitation. A must if you visit Paris.
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