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Musee Marmottan

2 Rue Louis Boilly | 16th arrondissement, 75016 Paris, France (Passy)
01 44 96 50 33
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Ranked #33 of 692 attractions in Paris
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Traveler Description: Musee Marmottan Claude Monet is nestled in on the east side of the Bois de Boulogne, by Ranelagh Park.  Housed in a 19th century townhouse, you will... more »
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The localization of this great museum is absolutely beautiful. And inside the museum, everything is great. Awesome pieces of art, the decoration, the furniture... If you love Monet, especially, you'll love this place. Impression, soleil levant, the piece that gives name to the Impressionism movement is there! Must be visited!

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London, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

For anyone who loves the Impressionists, Musee Marmottan is a must. It is situated in the beautiful house of a 19th Century collector, so has a more intimate feel than larger galleries. At present , there is an exhibition of Impressionist paintings from private collections. Although we had to queue for about an hour, it was well worth the wait.... More

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Truly great collection of impressionist painters. Think Renoir, Degas, Pissarro, Cezanne, and foremost Monet. One of favorite paintings by Monet, "Soleil Levant", has a special exhibit. C'est maqnifique.

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cheshire, uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Hot tip. Book your tickets in advance on the internet. The queue is long and slow moving. Once inside, the exhibits are great and the current collection really interesting as there are lots of impressionist paintings from private collections. The draw back is that these are really popular so the area where these are exhibited is very crowded. We had... More

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Tasmania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This museum is based in an old hunting lodge in a well-off area of Paris. The core of the collection is a donation from Monet's son and is displayed in the basement. Unfortunately at the moment there is a special exhibition so half of the Paris upper middle class is visiting along with school kid groups. The ground floor is... More

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Deal, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This museum, in the original collectors house, is definitely worth a visit. The house is beautiful, with furniture and pieces of art he collected that are extremely interesting. In addition there is a wonderful collection of paintings by Berthe Morisot and - until early July 2014 - a unique exhibition of impressionist paintings from private collections all over the world.... More

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Curated solely with works by Monet previously owned by friends and family of the artist, Marmottan is located in the 16th in a beautiful old mansion complete with garden. Unlike the Louvre which could take days to cover, this gem requires under two hours even if you are a slow browser. Perfect for the art lover without the energy or... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The museum contains the largest collection of Monet’s works, his son Michelle donated them to the museum in the 1970’s. Many of his sketches are really amusing to see, they were done by a younger Monet before he started his forma training. The musée also contains works from other impressionist artists as well. At the moment there is a special... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The truth is that this museum is very poorly organized over crowded almost imposible to look at he paintings. If you don´t have a ticket they make you wait in a queu on the sun for more tan an hour. If you do you wait less. This doesn´t end here after paying you get in such an over cowded place... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Really a special opportunity to see a temporary exhibition of impressionist artworks from private collections within the magnificent works of art by Monet. A small museum worth the visit!

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