Tag Archives: Baron Haussmann

Friday Finds

I’m changing things a bit again. If you follow the blog regularly, you will know that I’ve been trying to publish a “Five on Friday” post for the last several months. The problem is, however, that the school year is … Continue reading

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Hôtels particuliers

The other day, I wrote about the musée Cognacq-Jay in the Marais. Another, much larger museum around the corner is the musée Carnavalet, the museum of the history of the city of Paris. Six hundred thousand objects tell the story … Continue reading

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Entrée gratuite

While the Musée d’Orsay is undergoing renovations, there is a free exhibit at the Mairie de Paris (City Hall) of many of the works that celebrate Paris. The exhibit, Paris au temps des Impressionistes, runs until the end of July.  … Continue reading

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