France is a country with roots deep in history and an wonderful heritage, there are museums throughout the country, not only in Paris where you will find some of the worlds, but also hidden in small villages, towns and the countryside. Paintings from the greatest artist, collections of traditional handcraft, prehistoric caves, botany, racing cars and even fire engines.
Many museums will be closed on Tuesdays. There are 2 national open days where most of the museums are open to the public for free.
Museums of international importance
Museums listed by regions
Sundgau : Research into local history.
Musée des beaux-arts de Dijon, home to a vast collection of modern art in the centre of Dijon
- Le musée gallo-romain de Lyon-Fourvière, walk down through the centuries
- Centre d'Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation, all about the resistance and deportation