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Musee Delacroix

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Address: 6 place de Furstenberg, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01-44-41-86-50
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Description: The former home of 19th-century painter Eugène Delacroix has been...
The former home of 19th-century painter Eugène Delacroix has been preserved and has a number of his works on display.
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Nice for a rainy day and you have no where to go

To be honest it's an interesting museum but def cannot make to your top list. I do enjoy some Delacroix works that I haven't seen before, and some of them are really exquisite... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A lovely museum and gallery dedicated to the works of Delacroix. This is the best way to see his works in a small setting that isn't packed like a lot of the really touristy places! Your ticket from here also gains you access to the Louvre! Also if you are under 26 most of the galleries are free! A bueatifulmcollectiin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

There is so much to love about this hidden jewel. It is exciting to know that Delacroix lived and worked in these lovely structures. It is one of the most serene locations I have ever visited.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

To be honest it's an interesting museum but def cannot make to your top list. I do enjoy some Delacroix works that I haven't seen before, and some of them are really exquisite. It's also nice to be at the little garden in a drizzling day by yourself. But if you have only couple days in Paris, put this to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I visited over Christmas and it was beautiful. Small but you have to take in the experience of being where he lived. Take the time to visit the garden, even in the rain. It will transport you to a better understanding of the artist. Also, the staff is very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend a visit to the St.... More 

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Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This little museum is located in a peaceful square. As one reviewer noted, the special exhibition contained etchings from scenes in Shakespeare plays, not the colorful, action filled Delacroix paintings expected. Nevertheless, the little garden square, found past the studio and down some steps, provides a peaceful place to mellow out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a quaint little museum of a major painter. The studio is as the artist used it with paints, palletes, working canvases, etc. Take time to sit in the private garden as it is very tranquil. The actual number of paintings is small, but the entire museum experience is one to be treasured. This is truly a hidden jewel... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Small museum, good place to go to get away from the crowds. When we went there was an exhibit of etchings based on Shakespeare plays in the main building. This was not of great interest to us and we wished there had been more paintings. The studio (one large room) is in the charming garden behind. There are more paintings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This little place, where Delacroix once lived at the end of his life, is in the centre of the Saint-Germain quarter. The atelier of Delacroix is a high room separate from the main building. It has a lot of glass towards the garden. Must have been nice to sit here and paint. The beautiful and quiet little garden is also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We took advantage of the free museum entry first Sunday of the month. There were quiet a few People visiting the gallery. Don't know much about his art work. We had seen Delacroix's work in Saint Sulpice Cathedral. There is a lovely walled garden as art of the gallery.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A tiny museum. I'm not a great fan of Delacroix, but the house itself is worth a visit. The studio is a lovely space, and the little garden is very pretty and well maintained- one of those peaceful hidden corners of Paris. The area around the museum is also good for a wander. If you have a ticket for the... More 

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In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.