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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 #26 of 764 Attractions in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Issaquah, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The Musee Marmottan is a fantastic museum with an incredible collection of impressionist artwork, including the largest Monet collection in the world, including the definitive piece that gave the entire genre it's name, Money's Impression, Sunrise. You'll also see all 3 of Monet's works that were on display in the first impressionist exhibition, as well as a diverse collection of... More

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Hobart, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We had wonderful memories of our previous visit to Musee Marmottan Monet three years ago and on our last day in Paris this time decided to return. We were unaware that a three month display of beautifully presented information and pieces relating to Monet's Impression Sunrise had commenced just two days ago and what a treat this was - including... More

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

one of the most wonderful museums in Paris: do not let go - Monet is light, feeling, impression! even the way is beautiful, for a garden ...

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Dolores, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

As the title says, we actually visited the Marmottan in 2012. It is a really wonderful museum with a most gracious presentation of the work housed within. It is located in the 16th arrondissement off the beaten tourist path. It is near the nice Jardins du Ranelagh, and is housed in an old mansion giving the museum an air of... More

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

When I was there, they had a special exhibit, bringing in more works by Impressionists, so maybe I'm tainted. I think this is the best art museum in Paris (if you like Impressionism). There is so much from all the artists, but especially Monet. It is just wonderful, and a little off the beaten path.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a to do attraction if you like painters. Beautiful building houses a unique collection of Monet's paintings, set in a pretty part of Paris

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a museum which has three parts: First Empire art, furniture and objects d'art; 2) medieval sculpture and manuscripts; 3) Monet, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. While the first two parts are engaging to an extent, they do not hold a candle next to part three! We started our walk through the mansion on the main floor, second floor and basement,... More

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Southern Pines, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not to be missed - world' largest collection of Monet's work. Many charicatures and other interesting Monet works in addition to his later impressionist paintings. Yes, many water lillies as well. Friendly staff, pleasant gift shop And clean toilet facilities. All in all, very worthwhile to spend time here and return often

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Missed by many, this museum houses some of the very best Monet's and impressionist paintings. There was a special exhibition from private collections from around the world. Stunning. Cancel your trip to Giverny. LOL.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We never miss visiting this museum when we are in Paris. It is a bit out of the way in the 16th but it has the most amazing collection of Monets you can find. Sure the Orangerie has the Water Lillies but Marmottan has a larger collection and you will not be disappointed.

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