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- Culture & Leisure Paris
Georges Pompidou National Center for Art and Culture
Also called `Centre Beaubourg`, the Pompidou Centre is a poly-cultural place in the heart of Paris, in the 4th district. Its name comes from its creator, Georges Pompidou, former president of the French Republic. This building was a forerunner in terms of architecture compared to the 70 because it is made of glass and steel.
You will discover the National Museum of Modern Art and Industrial Creation Centre which houses one of the largest modern and contemporary art in the world with over 100,000 works. There is also the Public Information Library where all multimedia available containing among other documentation on current events, society, digital literacy, etc. The Kandinsky Library is itself oriented documentation and research on art.
Are also visiting temporary exhibition galleries and concert halls and theaters. The center also houses a reconstruction of the sculptor Brancusi. Many festivals and events are held throughout the year.
The station nearest metro is "Rambuteau" it is served by the M11 line. Leaving the station you will be in the Rue Rambuteau to 50m to the south, the Georges Pompidou Centre is on your right.