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Musee de la Vie Romantique

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A pretty house from the early 19th Century houses a special collection. The garden and its cafe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Charming? Yes. Interesting? Well...

This adorable hole-in-the-wall opens into a beautiful garden just south of what I consider... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Emma D
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Located in the Romantic district called "New Athens", this town-house with its paved courtyard, central garden and two artists studios has kept its 19th century charm. Its first owner, the painter Ary Scheffer entertained the artistic intelligentsia...more
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16 rue Chaptal, 75009 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

A pretty house from the early 19th Century houses a special collection. The garden and its cafe are a special attraction. Come here after you've been to the famous museums.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not worth the effort. The rooms were so poorly lit the artwork was difficult to see. Also, it was unbearably hot and smelly, not what we expected for a "renovation."

Thank DanielaCalmspot_WI
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Just a fascinating place to see. Very much worth a visit if you’re in the neighborhood along with the Musee de Montmartre. Small, so around two hours will do.

Thank bindaham
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Very close from Montmartres and the Moulin Rouge... The entrance is beautiful: you pay 8 € to visit this tiny house. You can learn about the french movement of "romantique". If you like the Georges Sand, go there.. and find out why.... There is a...More

Thank Isabelle R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a quirky little place at the bottom of Montmartre. You enter through a narrow tree-lined alley which opens into a courtyard and several buildings. We went to see the Pierre-Joseph Redouté exhibit. Beyond that, it is the former house of the artist Ary...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We found this place almost boring and over priced. There is no catering for English speaking guests and as such we completely wasted our money. Even the people at the entrance spoke no English.

Thank Stephen_Angel
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful corner in the heart of Paris. It's a small garden with a very calm surrounding. Loved it!

Thank yama r
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This adorable hole-in-the-wall opens into a beautiful garden just south of what I consider Montmartre. The house is so lovely and charming. That said, I did not know what I was looking at I did not really care to find out. But it was a...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We took the metro from St Michel (Notre Dame) to Montmartre. A leisured afternoon wandering back through the arrondissements on foot (highly recommended) stopping at this oasis. Step into the house and you step back into the world of Ary Scheffer and Georges Sand. Luxuriate...More

Thank RifiSilver
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Really nice oasis off the beaten track. As museums go, the work is below par. But if you are staying nearby or are visiting the area, it's well worth a visit. Great secluded location with the work displayed well in a beautiful setting. There's a...More

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
...More
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