Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris

4.6
#3 of 3,139 in Museums in France
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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  • The highlight of this museum are the panoramas of Monet's water lilies. There is other artwork in the museum that rotates on the bottom floor but I thought they were okay. The museum is pretty small.....  more »
  • Beautiful gallery to see the Monet Water Lilly paintings. This time of year we just walked in. We used the audio guide which for this simple gallery was of very use.  more »
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  • The water lilies were beautiful. Going an hour before closing was great as there was no crowd at all. However everything else except for waterlilies was shut for refurbishment and they did not inform us of this at the ticket counter and charged full price anyway.
  • A must if in Paris. Art lovers and everybody in general nice staff and price wise very reasonable, less than ten Euro only, get a bit of culture into you highly recommend. Off peak season don't have to wait much, you could pay extra online for things you don't really need.There is a security check airport style, but quick so it is and you have to expect that with high cost valuable and so on
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