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Explore Paris With Your Toddler

WHERE TO GO? WHAT TO DO? WHERE TO STAY?   ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CITY OF LIGHTS Art and culture come to life for children in Paris, and not just because it is the storybook setting for Madeline and Babar. There is so much for curious minds to take in, such as the many artists painting on the banks of the Seine and the jugglers performing in Montmartre. Children are welcome everywhere in Paris. MUSEUMS: With so many museums in Paris, and so little time (especially with children), get a museum pass (www.parismuseumpass.fr). It allows parents to skip the ticket line (children under 18 are free at most museums) and saves money at the nearly 70 participating museums and monuments. Young imaginations love the Musée d’Orsay, a former railway station completed in 1900 for the World’s Fair, which presents works of art (photography, design, sculpture and painting) from 1848 to 1914. The Rodin Museum has a beautiful outdoor sculpture garden that is great for children. Parisian families frequent this gated green art gallery, with two sandboxes …