The Lens satellite branch of Musée du Louvre is sure to compete for the top museums in the country. Housed in a building which is nothing short of a modern architectural marvel, the Louvre-Lens is home to a number of the best European sculptures, paintings and other artworks belonging to the collections of the Paris gallery and lent out to it for a particular period. Spread over more than 20 hectares (49 acres), the museum is divided into six different sections for temporary and permanent exhibitions along with a restaurant, cafe, picnic area, information booth and a backstage artwork processing by experts visible to visitors. Works by Raphael, Botticelli, and Fransisco Goya are displayed in a timeline format where the pieces are each other's contemporaries. A museum unlike any other, it is sure to be a memorable visit for all art enthusiasts!