The Musée Galliera, also known as the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris or the Paris Fashion Museum, is housed in the 19th century Renaissance style palace that was owned by the Duchesse Galliera and is surrounded by a beautiful and extensive garden.
Opened in 1977 the museum contains both temporary exhibits and permanent exhibits of French fashion and costumes that show the history of fashion from the 18th century to the present day.
The museum’s collections contain about 70,000 items, including costumes, underclothes, and accessories from the extravagant and rare to the simple or practical.
The clothes offer an insight into the creative genius of the fashion designers of the time and highlight the importance and significance of fashion to the city of Paris.
Address: Palais Galliera, 10 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie 75116 – Paris Opening Hours: Daily except Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.