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Musee de l'Orangerie

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The Monet oval rooms are worth it alone.. I wouldn't spend a day there but add it to your visit to the Musee d'Orsay or the Louvres.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Annalee B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice walk from Louvre. Excellent setting for very large Monet works. Well worth the visit. Included in Paris Museum pass.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Travel_guy815
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went mid-afternoon with no advance ticket purchase and were able to get in with very little wait. We are crowd adverse so I was hesitant to go but have always wanted to see the Water Lillies. Because they limit the number of people they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank danabrit2n
Reviewed 4 days ago

Waterlilies. A must see at least once in your life, though I'd happily go back year after year. Wonderful display or arts and interesting exhibitions changing throughout the year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMFox
Reviewed 5 days ago

Imagine the magic of finding yourself almost alone with an unimpaired view of the magnificent Monet's water lilies. It is difficult to imagine a greater sensation and deeper emotion. This is what the Musee de l'Orangerie offers you provided you arrive sufficiently early or are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank German R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Monet paintings are magnificent and beautifully displayed. This is a place where you would love to sit and absorb the sweep of these huge paintings but unfortunately the chance to do that is slim as the museum is very popular so getting the full...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elysee8th
Reviewed 5 days ago

Prime location, not huge like Louvre focused on a short time frame of art so very easy to schedule a visit. Monet's paintings are of course impressive as well as other works. I suggest to visit as early as possible. We visited from noon until...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 2017_TA_KS
Reviewed 5 days ago

Get totally emmersed in the Monet water lilies. You can see the entire mural on two curved walls with a nice bench between them. It is quiet with not too many people on the day we visited. There is also a very nice museum on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stephen Marshal... J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a relatively small museum, a short walking distance from the Louvre. It is one that most tourist overlook but I have always enjoyed the exhibits. I suggest buying the combination ticket with Musee D'Orsay.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RRCLA
Reviewed 6 days ago

Most recent visit March 2019. Orangerie is a particular favorite for impressionism in a smaller, more digestible format. While it may lack the scope of Orsay across the river, it should not be overlooked. Visiting early on Sunday morning saw no lines and galleries that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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rblochjorgensen
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Response from Dream W | Reviewed this property |
It's mentioned on their site - check out the bottom section after googling for the site (english version available). For info - OPENING DAYS AND HOURS Open from 9am to 6pm Last admission: 5.15pm Closed on Tuesdays
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Hi! We found that the lines were not long in late June. However, we have noticed a marked difference if you go at lunchtime. We had a late breakfast and showed up at noon so there were no lines at all. When we were done, say... More
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