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Musee Gustave Moreau

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Address: 14, rue de La Rochefoucauld, Paris, France
Phone Number: 33-1 48-74-38-50
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10:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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Mon 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:15 pm
Description: This museum features the work of 19th century artist Gustave Moreau.

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We have been visiting this museum since the mid-1980s and never tire of it. There are more rooms open now and more of Moreau's paintings on display as well as some of the original... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have been visiting this museum since the mid-1980s and never tire of it. There are more rooms open now and more of Moreau's paintings on display as well as some of the original room settings but the attraction for us is the wonderful studio on the top floor with the marvellous painting of Odysseus slaying the suitors at his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

So glad we decided to come here on our 2 day museum pass. Wasn't sure what to expect but did want to see that awesome circular staircase. I found the art very interesting and spent a lot of time looking at the technique and details. My partner was not such a fan of the work. If your knowledge and love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Fabulous and totally unique house of the family Moreau. Well worth a visit even if you don't like French symbolism paintings from the 19th century An extraordinary place.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Gustave Moreau was a French Symbolist painter (1826-1898). He was born in Paris, died in Paris and is buried in the Montmartre cemetary. The Musée Gustave Moreau is in the 9th arrondissement and was actually his family home and workshop. Housed on four levels, the museum has a collection of about 1300 paintings and watercolors and nearly 5000 drawings by... More 

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Chalon-sur-Saone, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect but the place just kept surprising me. The ground floor is interesting. The next floor is cool. But the third and fourth floors blew me away. An amazing space with a large collection of works. You're left on your own to interpret but the sheer size and volume of the art is worth the... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

An amazing houseful of Moreau's work, much of it unfinished, in the actual home in which he lived. Even the toilet looked as if it might be authentic - and you can't beat that for an immersive experience. One warning - if you're anywhere near closing time, start at the top. I only glimpsed the best bit, as "closing time"... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

When you've been to Paris multiple times, you try to find interesting new things to do. This little museum in the 9th is a nice way to spend part of a morning. The home and studio of the painter Gustave Moreau, this museum is filled with works of art by the painter and alsonallows a glimpse into the life of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We bought the 4 day Paris pass-which is a great deal- if you jam those four days with as many attractions as you can.(Tiring, though!) Musee Gustav Moreau was one of those museums I wouldn't have gone to without the pass giving me free admission. It was a quirky venue, complete with spiral staircase, floor to ceiling art and interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Took a little while to find this museum since the Parisians I asked have never heard of it. Entry is included with the Museum Pass. There are no detailed explanations. The only other visitors consisted of a French tour group. There are wooden boxes with huge laminated papers (12" x 24" or so) that describe some but not all of... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This classic museum depicts an inspiring story of Gustave Moreau. Situated close to the metro line 12,the storied building consists of 3 floors.As you go up the stairs from the entrance, the 1st floor tells us the daily life of the artist. Moving to the 2nd & 3rd floors one has to admire the huge collections of finished & unfinished... More 

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Additional Information about Musee Gustave Moreau

Address: Address: 14, rue de La Rochefoucauld, Paris, France
Phone Number: 33-1 48-74-38-50
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:15 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:15 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:15 pm

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