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“Just beautiful, stunning”

Musee de l'Orangerie
Ranked #4 of 2,145 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

To see the most commonly known paints of the impressionism era, this place is a must. It is a symbol of the beauty that the human kind can create by inspiring himself with the nature.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

We used the museum pass to gain entry so no queuing for tickets. This is one of the smaller museums.

You just have to go and see how wonderful the painting are and the size of Monet's work was breathtaking.

So nice to get up close and personal and see the detail but then to step back and see the immense size is breathtaking.

Just wow.

I think there was some other things to look at but they take second stage.

Thank Craig B
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

The musuem had no meaningful line nor wait; first time walked in it was virtually empty although an hour later had acquired a short line. The art was stunning. Truly jaw dropping. And not too much - I could absorb and enjoy each piece and so the whole museum without getting burnt out. Great gift shop and a small cafe. Easy to find set within the Tuileries jardin. I will definitely return on my next visit to Paris. The garden will be busier in the coming year as Paris is constructing a large temporary (one year) exhibition structure on the grounds of the garden.

Thank Nancy L
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a very small museum at the end of the Tuileries gardens. It isn't crowded but there are still queues for security. The grouchy woman on the ticket office was so rude it was quite funny, snarling at us. The pictures are a fine selection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists, although the collector's widow sold some pictures to fund her passion for Renoir's, a lot of Renoirs. There is a very small cafe and a gift shop too.

Thank Biddy J
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This tiny museum contains Monet's greatest works. These huge paintings leap off the walls. We were lucky to have visited Giverny before the museum (about an hour outside Paris) which made the paintings even more powerful. The exhibitions in the basement help justify the price of a ticket.

Thank williamhait
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