The Museum of Music is a part of the Cité de la Musique (City of Music), a group of institutions dedicated to music. It features a collection of several hundred musical instruments collected by the Conservatoire de Paris. There are concerts every day and you can listen to the the musicians talk about the instruments they play.
The museum’s collection contains instruments used in classical and popular music from the 17th century to the present days, including lutes, archlutes, almost 200 classical guitars, violins by Italian luthiers Antonio Stradivari, the Guarneri family, Nicolò Amati, French and Flemish harpsichords, pianos by French piano-makers Erard and Ignaz Pleyel and saxophones by Adolph Sax. The collection also holds works of art and scale models.