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Musee de l'Orangerie

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Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Address: Jardin des Tuileries - Cote Seine, 75001 Paris, France
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This was my sixth trip to Paris, but my first visit here. I'm not sure how I missed it before, because I do love Monet. If you are a Monet fan you must visit here. It wasn't... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my sixth trip to Paris, but my first visit here. I'm not sure how I missed it before, because I do love Monet. If you are a Monet fan you must visit here. It wasn't crowded and the two rooms of Monet's works are truly amazing. I liked it so much I returned a second day in Paris.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Musée de l'Orangerie is definitely one of the must-see and must-go places in Paris. Some 2 weeks ago, after visiting the exhibition "The 1930s in the US: an age of anxiety" - displaying two pretty Hopper paintings and "American gothic" - I spent 1 hour sitting with a friend in a comfortable sofa with a Gauguin and a Monet... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see if you like or appreciate Monet. The paintings are split between two rooms and are beautiful. We were lucky that there was hardly anyone else in the rooms, we were told it can get very busy (we visited on a Wednesday afternoon around 3pm). It was such a claiming and fascinating space. Downstairs didn't disappoint... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the museum with our 2 children aged 9 & 4. The museum provided stimulation for all of us. Our youngest loved the monet paintings. I myself had never seen them before, they weren't what I had imagined, they were amazing. The space allows you to sit and appreciate the work at your own pace. In a light and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Try to get there when it isn't so jammed with other tourists. If you enjoy Monet, this is the place to go. There are lots of worthwhile places to visit within walking distance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can find there Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne, Darin, and the amazing Monet with awesome panoramic paints!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even with plenty of other tourists inside, there is something so calming about sitting on the seats inside Musee de l'Orangerie surrounded by Monet's masterpieces. Just make sure you have a Paris Museum Pass to skip the queues.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you enjoy the impressionists, Monet in particular, then take the time to stop here. I could have spent the day just looking at Monet's huge canvases of the water lilies. The lower level has a wonderful assortment of beautiful impressionist paintings as well - take the time to see everything!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even with a fair number of people around the water-lillies are absolutely wonderful and so peaceful to see. Magical.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a very small collection, but it is still worth visiting, even if you only go to the two rooms containing the waterlilies canvases. They are really that good, and this museum displays them so well. Can easily fit this in after a visit to the Musee D'Orsay, which is just across the river, helpfully connected by a walking... More 

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