In the Musée des Arts Décoratifs you can spend a whole day. The museum has a lot of permanent collections and is situated in the west wing of the Louvre. The museum offers visitors an insight into the decorative arts from medieval times to the present day. Definitely worth a visit during your stay in our central luxury hotel in Paris.
The permanent collections that are available are decorative arts, history, jewelry, furniture, paintings and sculptures. If you are looking for creations of numerous porcelain factories or want to observe the birth and development of art nouveau, there is a lot to see. Also, you can find a bedroom from the 15th century and works from contemporary designers and artists. One of their interesting collections is a toy collection from the Middle Ages until the present. There are temporary exhibitions with rich collections of fashion, textiles, advertising and graphic design. Exhibitions are being hosted in the Nave, the superbly decorated central section of the museum. In the gift shop you can find an exclusive selection of designer objects that are for sale. Or finish your visit with a trip to the bookstore to buy some artistic designer books to take home.
During your visit it is possible to have lunch of dinner in the exclusive restaurant, Loulou, on site. The décor is designed by Joseph Dirand. It combines a culture of beauty with aesthetics to a sense of authenticity and hospitality. They serve a familial cuisine based on the French and Italian Riviera, with local products from southern France, Italy and Sicily. The restaurant is a place where life breathes full and effervescent.
The opening hours are Tuesday until Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. If there is an exhibition the museum is opened on Thursday until 9 p.m. If it possible to buy an entrance ticket for only the Musée des Arts Décoratifs or a combined ticket for Musée de Arts Décoratifs + Musée Nissim de Camondo. If you only like to visit the exhibition in the Nave there is a different ticket available. An audio guide is included in the visitor ticket. The languages available are English, French sign language, Spanish and German. Enjoy your stay in our 5 stars hotel in Paris 8!