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Maison La Roche

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Must see for anyone interested in the history of modern architecture.

The Maison La Roche is a must see for anyone interested in the history of modern architecture and... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
A Treat for Architecture Buffs

For the past few years, I've wanted to stop at this museum during one of my Paris visits because of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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Built between 1923 and 1925 by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, the Maison La Roche is a singular architectural project. Indeed, the originality of this House is to bring a gallery of paintings and the apartment owner and collector: Raoul La...more
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10 Square du Docteur Blanche, 75016 Paris, France
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

The Maison La Roche is a must see for anyone interested in the history of modern architecture and urban design. However, for the general visitor it may be of limited interest. It is one of the first two houses designed by Le Corbusier. They were...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

For the past few years, I've wanted to stop at this museum during one of my Paris visits because of the house's importance in the history of modern architecture in France. But the structure was either under restoration or my schedule couldn't accommodate it. When...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I found this building attractive from the outside, but inside it did not live up to expectations. I made my own way around, and there was a pre-booked French tour going on at the same time. Frankly, it was disappointing and not very good value...More

1  Thank Susan A
Management response:Responded 30 January 2017

Dear Susan, We are sincerely sorry that you could not enjoy our Museum. A brochure in English is given to each visitor and weekly visits in English are held every Tuesday and Friday at 2 pm. We hope that in a future trip in France...More

Reviewed 20 March 2016

Visiting this house gives a vision on the révolution introduced by Le Corbusier in housing in the early 20's. The villa Savoye in Poissy ( west Paris ) complement the architect understanding. The most impressive urbanisme global achievement in Europe is the Firminy Vert ensemble...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2016

I am a amateur architect and must say this house didn't interest me too much. It's just in too bad a state and too much out of date.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

....delicious light!!! Visiting maison là Roche, it's a unique experience made of extraordinary sensation generated by ipermodern architecture...Built in 1923/1925 perfectly manufactered, it's one of Le Corbusier's Masterpieces that everyone must see when in Paris. If u wanna compare with Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame or...More

Thank 0Ark0
Reviewed 31 October 2015

If you are interested in early 20th century architecture and the work of LecCorbusier then you should go to see this house. It's not entertaining, it's just an interesting genuine architectural treasure.

Thank SydneyKath
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Hard to find and perhaps the worst experience I've had in 42 years of travel. Phone and web information sketchy and inaccurate. Staff was rude and unhelpful. There is no documentation or display info anywhere in the building. It was allegedly restored, and looks as...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Difficult to find the building, then wasn't sure if it was open (had to ask a builder outside, then ring a bell). Charged the full amount (8 euro) with not a lot to see. However, that's probably the point. And the building is beautifully built...More

Thank digger3991
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Maison La Roche is definitely worth a visit if you are at all interested in C20 architecture. Under restoration at the moment, unfortunately the gallery and library were not open, but the entrance fee was accordingly reduced. A very informative leaflet. We hope to return...More

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