We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee National Jean-Jacques Henner

#231 of 2,254 things to do in Paris
Open Now: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Review Highlights
Lovely, quiet museum.

We happened upon the museum because it was included in the Paris Museum Pass. It was a great find... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann a
Very good guided tour !

I happened to arrive at the museum at a time when a guided tour was about to start. I didn't know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
via mobile
Read all 57 reviews
All photos (163)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good53%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“parc monceau”(4 reviews)
“atelier”(2 reviews)
“era”(2 reviews)
Formerly a private mansion and studio built in the 19th century, the Museum is dedicated to the work of Jean-Jacques Henner considered at the beginning of the 20th century to be one of the most important painters of his time. Its display follows the...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
43 avenue de Villiers, 75017 Paris, France
+33 1 47 63 42 73
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Paris
from USD 45.10
More Info
from USD 109.90
More Info
from USD 16.20
More Info
from USD 81.00
More Info
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I stumbled upon this hotel in one of the nicest parts of Paris, the beautiful and relatively quiet 17th arrondissement, essentially by chance. The building is a remarkable turn of the century mansion, with an original interior combining all sorts of influences, from neo-classical to...More

8  Thank Ghbetbeze
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This museum is strange: the location is in a north-west residential part of Paris, far away from most tourist attractions. We went on a Saturday afternoon and were the only (!) visitors when we arrived. I soon understood why: there is not much to see...More

3  Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviews (57)
Filter reviews
17 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews parc monceau atelier era century neighborhood painters museum art
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon the museum because it was included in the Paris Museum Pass. It was a great find. To us it was hidden treasure. Beautiful work. There was almost no one there, and it was a peaceful, inspiring experience. Henner deserves more attention, and...More

Thank Ann a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I happened to arrive at the museum at a time when a guided tour was about to start. I didn't know anything about the painter jean-jacques Henner or his works but after the tour, I felt that the character wasn't a mystery anymore. I really...More

Thank snowbaz
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I had this museum all to myself for some reason. Amazing work, amazing location the museum is in superb state and the atelier is breathtaking. It takes you back to that elegant era with the decor, furnishings and ofcourse the amazing body of work of...More

Thank MauriceDanceny
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I first saw an ad for this museum in the metro. Came home and googled Jean-Jacques Henner as I'd never heard of him before. Really interesting story about the artist - really worth doing your homework on his fascinating person. The museum has only been...More

1  Thank Dale47_11
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Located on Avenue de Villiers, Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner is a little museum dedicated to the works of Fresh painter Jean-Jacques Henner. Jean-Jacques It contains a lot of paintings depicting nudes and portraits and dreamscapes in the symbolism style. Jean-Jacques was noted for the use...More

3  Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Museum did a good job of putting the work of Henner, a very important artist in his time but overlooked today, in some historical context. Even if you don't share his fondness of women with long red hair you will probably find the house interesting....More

2  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this museum that held a collection of Impressionist paintings by Jean Jacques Henner. We had not been familiar with the artist but liked getting to know his work and visiting his studio.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 28 October 2017

There are some really nice pieces in this small out of the tourist paths museum. This is a a trip that is really worth it. This former home is pretty filled with the artists works. It's a beautiful home with winding staircases that seem to...More

1  Thank Mikeatsea03242
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visiting obscure museums and found this gem near the Parc Monceau. Prolific 19th century salon winner, world renown in his day and very popular. His style changed somewhat over the years but his infatuation with red haired damsels continued. Some stunning paintings in a dark...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Excellent small museum in the former residence of the artist. Interesting and thought provoking works. He really has a thing for redheads.

Thank cordyroy
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,820 nearby hotels
Hotel Residence Villiers
68 reviews
.19 km away
Elysees Parc Monceau
39 reviews
.22 km away
Hotel Splendor Elysees
165 reviews
.22 km away
Pavillon Monceau Hotel
321 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 19,269 nearby restaurants
340 reviews
.20 km away
308 reviews
.25 km away
397 reviews
.23 km away
Jacques Faussat
220 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5,539 nearby attractions
Parc Monceau
936 reviews
.31 km away
Monument to Alexandre Dumas
8 reviews
.22 km away
Rue de Levis
22 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Musee National Jean-Jacques Henner staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines