Bus tours along the Seine reach the Museums
The bus stops are covered and placed in convenient locations near the Seine River
You can also visit museums by the Canal barges that make tours along the Seine.
In the evening these boats make
dinner cruises and sightseeing trips on the Seine.
Petit Palace, art museum without entrance fee
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Paris Museums; The Louvre. Musee d Orsay, Orangerei, Petit Palace
Museums in the center of Paris can be reached by walking, tour bus,  or by the boat tours allow you quicker access and, if you will do several museums, can be a good value.
The Louvre Art Museum is home to the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo.  The entrance fee is 9 Euros.  Hours are 9 am to 6 pm with evening hours on Wednesday and Friday.   Closed Tuesdays  
The Batobus boat cruise on the Seine that lets you get on and off at eight docks near sites of historic importance: Notre Dame, Jardin des Plantes, Hotel de Ville, Musee du Louvre, Petit Palace, Eiffel Tower, Musee d' Orsay, Institut de France.
Notre Dame Cathedral has no entrance fee except for the tower climb
Orangerei, and the Petit Palace (Petit Palace, free, closed Monday)  display paintings and sculpture.  The Musee d Orsay (closed Monday)  and the Orangerei (Closed Tuesdays) have extensive impressionist collections.  These museums are within walking distance of one another along the River Seine and the Champs Elysees.

In the same area along the Seine, you will find Notre Dame, open for visits without entrance fee and St Chapelle, famed for its stained glass windows. (daily 8 Euros)
Paris Museums like the Louvre. the Musee d Orsay, the Orangerei, and the Petit Palace make Paris a Great City for walking.  Several museums are located along the Seine.
Paris Museums like Musee d Orsay, the Orangerei, and the Petit Palace  make for  walking; these museums are located along the Seine.
Paris Museums include a museum of history within the Arc de Triomphe.  
Within walking distance visit the Louvre. the Musee d Orsay, the Orangerei, and the Petit Palace.
A Paris Vacation offers some free museums in the city of Paris.  Boat tours on the Seine and bus tours reach the museums.  Trains serve the outlying museums.  
Paris offers lots of sightseeing, shopping and museums in the center along the Seine.  The tourist buses and boats make sightseeing loops through the city with stops at important sites, gardens and museums.   
Paris Museums,
Louvre
Paris Museums, Louvre
  • Spring
March, April, May, and June are good times to go to Paris for walking the city, museum visits, biking outlying regions, and the culinary vacation.  The weather in Paris is temperate from March to May  (50-75 F) and the city will not be too crowded.  
  • Summer
July and August are high season and the time when many Paris shops close for vacation.  Accommodations could be scarce in June July August.  some restaurants and shops close the month of August.  
  • Fall
Weather is good in September October, great months to visit Paris.  
Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration.  Snow is rare
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Petit Palais, a free museum on Avenue Churchill

This is a partial list of Museums of Paris where the permanent collections are free of admission year round

Petit Palais, Two floors of the permanent collection are free; special exhibits will have an entry fee. Located on Avenue Winston Churchill

Museum of Pierre and Marie Curie, Museum of Radium, Located on Rue Pierre et Marie Curie

Museum of the Legion of Honor,Located on Rue de la Légion d'honneur

Modern Art Museum,Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, President Wilson Avenue

House of Balzac, Maison de Balzac, Located on Rue Raynouard.

National Air and Space Museum, located at Le Bourget Airport

National Museum of Modern Art, Located at the Pompidou Center

Musée Carnavalet, The History of Paris, Located on Rue de Sévigné

House of Victor Hugo, located on Place des Vosges

Musée de la Vie Romantique, Rue Chaptal, Pigalle

Perfume Museum, Musée du Parfum, Rue Scribe