Located in a mansion that was built in the year 1911, the Musée Nissim de Camondo is a non-profit house museum. Those who are interested to learn more about this museum will be interested to know that a banker, Moise de Camondo, built the mansion on which the museum is housed.
The best part of this museum is that its interiors are maintained in a similar fashion as of the date on which it was built. This person has acquired a huge collection of 17th century art objects and French furniture. Not all the rooms of this building are accessible, with visitors being permitted to view just the lower & upper ground floors, and the first floor.
Wander around slowly and feast you eyes on vintage needlepoint chairs by artisans of the Royal Furniture Repository. Keep your steps carefully on the floor. The carpet that covers it was woven way back in the year 1678. You just cannot keep yourself away from the tapestries and paintings that adorn the wall. There are a number of landscapes too that are worth viewing.
The settings of the tables are also worth viewing, more so the Orloff silver dinner service. Catherine II of Russia got it commissioned by the renowned silversmith, Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers in the year 1770. Do not miss out on the bird-themed Buffon porcelain services.