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Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris

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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 two rooms of Monet's water lilies make this museum worth the visit. The rest of the collection is modest since so many of the major works are at the Louvre or Musée d'Orsay.  more »
  • A stunning museum with ground level windows floor to ceiling both sides giving great vistas I wish to focus on the 80 metre David Hockney scroll 'a year in Normandy' which will become an iconic...  more »
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  • 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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