The Centre Pompidou is situated in the heart of Paris in the Marais district, which hosts many exceptional buildings of historic and architectural importance. The building offers visitors the most beautiful and unique view over the capital.
Through the web of colourful pipes, the building contains numerous spaces entirely dedicated to culture and art spread out over six floors. The upper floors offer sweeping views over the City of Light and its most iconic monuments such as Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower and the Sacré-Coeur.
The Centre Pompidou houses the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. With over 100,000 pieces of work, it displays the masterpieces of some of the most iconic figures in modern art like Picasso, Kandinsky, Matisse, Chagall, Léger, Miro, Dali, Dubuffet and Klein.
Ranges of famous contemporary artists are housed here too, such as Buren, Boltanski, Opalka, Twombly, Hantaï, Tallon, Widmer and Garouste. They also welcome an interesting selection of temporary exhibitions that highlight the main actors and movements in the history of 20th century art.
The Centre Pompidou allows students to immerse themselves in contemporary and modern art.