Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris

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Housed in an amazing Art Deco building, purpose-built for the 1931 Colonial Exhibition, featuring an elaborate frieze across the front facade that depicts the achievement of French overseas territories. It houses an Aquarium [http://www.aquarium-portedoree.fr] and an Immigration Museum [http://www.histoire-immigration.fr]. The Aquarium can be seen in about an hour and is popular with families with small children.
Address: 293 avenue Daumesnil
Directions: Métro: Porte Dorée

Source wikitravel.org/en/Paris/12th arrondissement