Pompidou, modern art museum

Inaugurated in 1977, Pompidou museum hosts the most important modern art collection in Europe. In 1969 George Pompidou, great collector and a lover of contemporary art decided to give a new image to a very poor area by creating a village inside a village. It has the richest collection worldwide of Kandinsky, Brancusi, Delaunay, Duchamp, Giacometti, Picasso, Niki de Saint Phalle among others. In this tour you will discover the fifth floor dedicated to modern art dating from the beginning of the 20th century to 1960, from fauvism to the New Realism. The goal of these artists and movements was to change our view of the world, redefine, transgress and surpass reality, quest of a personal style, criticize our society. There was a complete break out from classical tradition making  art  subversive, experimental and true. 


Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour 

Discover the 5th Floor dedicated to Modern Art (1905 to 1960)

Admire Fauvism - Cubism - Abstraction - New Realism - Pop art

See works by Picasso, Matisse, Niki de Saint Phalle, Kandinsky, Duchamp


Certified Guide

Electronic headphones needed to clearly listen to your guide

Tablet to show images to clarify certain points


Entrance to the museum, buy here:




Stravinsky Fountain, just facing the three Murals XXL