At Musee de l'Orangerie, enjoy a peaceful meditation on the eight Water Lilies murals (Nymphéas) by Claude Monet. This museum also contains notable works by Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Renoir, Rousseau, Derain, Soutine, and others. Come here to view an impressive collection of works from Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters. Another permanent feature called the Walter-Guillaume Collection displays Modern Classicist and Impressionist works from the first decades of the 20th century. Put Musee de l'Orangerie at the forefront of your travel plans using our Paris trip maker tool.
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Musee de l'Orangerie reviews
Monet’s water lily paints are displayed on the large walls of the museum and look fantastic! If you are around the area, it is definitely worth of an hour visiting this place of art of... more »
One of Paris's best kept secrets for seeing Impressionist paintings without the crowds or the overwhelming size of the Musee d'Orsay. Monet's large scale water lilies are exhibited here in a space... more »
One of my favorite museums in all of Paris. I could sit in the galleries for hours and just stare at the art work. Well designed with lots to see. Seating at the appropriate areas so you can just sit and enjoy the artwork. Easy to get to and was surprised at how inexpensive the tickets were to get in. Nice gift shop here with offerings for the collector or casual tourist.
Lovely museum. Please note that the main gallery is closed until March 2020. The Money gallery is still open and is spectacular! Make sure to sit insane soak every painting of the 8 water lilies, as each one is a perfect reflection of Monet's vision and style.
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