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Discover the Treasures of the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris
Nestled in the 16th arrondissement, an elegant and tranquil neighborhood of Paris, the Marmottan Monet Museum is a hidden gem often overlooked by traditional tourist circuits. This haven of art and history, formerly a private mansion, houses the world's largest collection of Claude Monet's works, as well as a splendid collection showcasing masterpieces by Berthe Morisot, Paul Gauguin, and other iconic figures of Impressionism.
A Journey through Impressionist Art
The Marmottan Monet Museum is an invitation to travel through the history of art. One of the museum's masterpieces is undoubtedly Claude Monet's "Impression, Sunrise," the painting that gave its name to Impressionism. The permanent collection highlights Monet's artistic journey, from his famous water lilies to his ethereal landscapes, as well as lesser-known works that marked his early career.
Beyond Monet, visitors can explore the art of Berthe Morisot, a central female figure in this movement, and discover rare pieces by post-Impressionist artists like Paul Gauguin. Temporary exhibitions regularly enrich this offering, focusing on different artists or themes related to Impressionism.
Hours and Access: Plan Your Visit
The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm, with late-night openings on Thursdays until 9 pm, allowing visitors to enjoy the collections in the evening. The last entry is one hour before closing. Please note that the museum is closed on Mondays and some holidays (May 1st, December 25th, and January 1st).
Located at 2 Rue Louis-Boilly, the museum is easily accessible via various public transportation options. The La Muette or Ranelagh metro stations (Line 9), the Boulainvilliers RER stop (Line C), and several bus lines serve the neighborhood. For those who prefer to drive, a Vinci parking facility is available nearby.
Accessibility: A Comfortable Experience for All
The Marmottan Monet Museum strives to be accessible to all. Most of the rooms, including the Monet room and temporary exhibitions, are accessible to people with reduced mobility. A special elevator provides access to the first-floor exhibitions. Wheelchairs can be borrowed for free at the entrance, and parking spaces are reserved nearby for eligible visitors. Strollers are also allowed, making the visit easier for young families.
Ticketing: Opt for Advance Purchase
In the current health context, purchasing tickets online is strongly recommended. This not only guarantees your entry but also helps you avoid long queues. The standard rate is €14, with a reduced rate of €9 for individuals under 18, students under 25, teachers, and other eligible categories. Entry is free for children under 7 and people with disabilities, among others.
Tips for a Memorable Visit
- Enjoy the Late-Night Openings: Thursday evenings can be an opportunity for a more intimate experience, away from the daytime crowds.
- Explore the Temporary Exhibitions: They often complement the permanent collection by offering new insights into specific periods or artistic movements.
- Allow Sufficient Time: The richness of the collection deserves a thorough exploration. Plan for at least two to three hours for your visit.
A visit to the Marmottan Monet Museum is more than just a cultural outing; it's a journey through time to meet the great masters of Impressionism. Each painting, each room, tells a story, that of a bygone era but whose echoes continue to resonate in every brushstroke immortalized on the canvas. We look forward to sharing these moments of eternity encapsulated in art with you.
Exhibitions 2023-2024 at the Musée Marmottan Monet
October 18, 2023 - March 3, 2024: Berthe Morisot and the Art of the 18th Century - Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, Perronneau Exhibition
Discover the fascinating "Berthe Morisot and the Art of the 18th Century" exhibition at the Musée Marmottan Monet, from October 18, 2023, to March 3, 2024. This unique exploration showcases the influence of masters like Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, and Perronneau on the works of the Impressionist Berthe Morisot. Sixty-five precious artworks, on loan from international institutions and private collectors, create a captivating dialogue between the 18th century and Impressionism.
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