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  • Address: Place George Pompidou
  • Hours: Wed - Mon 11am - 9pm, closed Tuesdays and May 1.
  • Admission: Adult €12 or €10 depending on the period

The Centre Pompidou is a museum dedicated to European contemporary and modern art. Featuring a music hall with live performances, films, theatre, literature, spoken word, and visual art, the Centre Pompidou is one of the most culturally significant and visited attractions in Paris.

A brilliant piece of post-modern architecture, the Centre Pompidou was designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano and the British designer Richard Rogers. The design of the museum has an ‘open-approach’ with all of its functional systems (plumbing, electrical, circulation, and climate control) visible and color coded from the outside. Covering 5 acres of land and made up of 15,000 tons of steel lattices, the Centre Pompidou is one of the most impressive sights of Paris.

Featuring the artwork of legends like Matisse, Duchamp, Jackson, and Picasso, the museum provides a thorough history of modern art. With the New Media Collection and Film Center, the Centre Pompidou also showcases the talents of Europe’s fines installation, film, video, and sound artists.

Practical Info

The Centre Pompidou is in the Beaubourg area of the Paris. As part of the 4th arrondissement (administrative district), it is alongside the Right Bank of the Seine River. The 4th arrondissement is also where City Hall, Notre-Dame, and Place des Vosges are situated.

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