Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais

The whole experience of the art and the architecture of the Grand Palace is bound to leave an impression on you

A giant temporary exhibit called Leviathan by artist Anish Kapoor inside the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais
A giant temporary exhibit called Leviathan by artist Anish Kapoor inside the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais cc licensed photo by workflo

Many visitors to Paris limit themselves to the superior shopping and exquisite dining experiences available in the city of love. The truth is that there is a lot more that Paris has to offer and limiting your experiences in such a way will rob you of the opportunity to see places such as the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais or Grand Palace National Gallery and this would be an absolute tragedy. Paris and France as a whole have many wonderful cultural and inspiring attractions to offer visitors to the country.

The Grand Palace National Gallery is situated in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. This gallery houses many of the major art exhibits and showcases quite a few cultural events on a regular basis. The gallery aims to promote public interest in and appreciation of the arts. The exhibits vary and change with fair regularity. You will need to take a look on the official website to see what is being displayed whilst you are in the area.

One of the more recent and notable exhibitions held would be the Monet and Turner and his painters exhibitions. These drew impressive crowds of hundreds of thousands of people. The Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais often collaborates with other museums on a local and international scale to bring these impressive exhibitions to the public.

The Grand Palace National Gallery should be included on your itinerary when you are planning a trip to Paris. The whole experience, the art and the architecture of the Grand Palace is bound to leave an impression and leave you feeling inspired and awestruck by the astounding beauty that people are capable of creating. The art work exhibited here is quite varied so visitors can expect a broad and comprehensive view of art history. Whether you are an art historian, art enthusiast, artist or simply someone looking to enjoy an inspiring and cultural outing, the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais will not disappoint. For those who like to make use of the various technologies now available, it is now possible to download information pertinent to the exhibit on show via a Bluetooth terminal in the grand entrance.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Yes

Address: 3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris, France

Phone: 01 44 13 17 17

Official Website: Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais


Metro / RER Line Nearest Station Walking Time
M1 or M13Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau3 minutes
M9Franklin Delano Roosevelt5 minutes
M8 or RER-CInvalides13 minutes

How to get to Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais by Metro / RER

By Metro or RER-C: From Metro Line 1 or 13 exit at Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau‎ Station. The Grand Palais is immediately south of the exit. Follow Avenue du General Eisenhower beside the Grand Palais to the gallery entrance.

From Metro Line 1 or 9 exit at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Station and follow Franklin Delano Roosevelt straight south off the traffic circle to Avenue du General Eisenhower and go left (east) to the entrance.

From Metro Line 8 or RER-C exit at Invalides and head north across the Alexandre III bridge. Continue north on Avenue Winston Churchill to Avenue du General Eisenhower and go left (west) to the entrance.

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Rated 4.4 out of 5

5 Star Rating Bought a one day trip from Hop ON & Hop OFF Bus. During this Trip, I had an opportunity to visit 12 places out of which this is the one. You can walk around and can enjoy the lively & lovely scenaries with great architecture.

Ashok Babu Kandula - 17 days ago

5 Star Rating Came to Le Grand Palais for the first time to see the Picasso Exhibit. We had purchased tickets ahead of time, along w/ the audio tour, & their ticketing system is great! You receive a mobile ticket which ensures no loss of paper - and with their free wifi inside the museum, it's easy to produce your entry pass The museum itself is lovely in setup an very easy to get around - nice signage and the rooms are very easy to maneuver And their cafe is awesome - lattes are strong and evenly balanced and their croissants are on par with my alltime favorites, Eric Kayser. They were tender, flaky and fresh as could be - do not pass up the cafe!! The exhibit was interesting in that it did not really showcase works by Picasso but of the variety of artists who were influenced by Picasso. Interesting indeed Would look very forward to another exhibit during our next visit in the City of Lights

guo wshu - 19 days ago

5 Star Rating Came here for the ice skating!! Highly highly recommend a visit. It's not called Grand for no reason. Absolutely beautiful and spectacular building. Ice skating experience out of this world. They also had Samsung 360 gear on hand with different experiences... Truly one of my highlights of the year and my Trip!!

Harmony Madek - 23 days ago

4 Star Rating Several grand exhibition spaces holding largest expos of the moment, multiple entrances, cinema, skate ring sometimes, art fairs, fashion week must, restaurant and more. So, the visitor experience could really get diverse in this multitude. But, if you have a chance to step under this glass roof, make sure not to miss it!

Vela Vela - 1 month ago

5 Star Rating Beautiful space with amazing architecture. You may have some difficulty finding the entrance you need for the exhibit you want to see, but if you walk around the building and look for the right banners that show your exhibit, you should be fine.

Travis King - 2 months ago


Video: Monet Exhibition at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais

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