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Musee National Jean-Jacques Henner

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lovely, quiet museum.

We happened upon the museum because it was included in the Paris Museum Pass. It was a great find... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Ann a
Very good guided tour !

I happened to arrive at the museum at a time when a guided tour was about to start. I didn't know... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
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Formerly a private mansion and studio built in the 19th century, the Museum is dedicated to the work of Jean-Jacques Henner considered at the beginning of the 20th century to be one of the most important painters of his time. Its display follows the...more
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43 avenue de Villiers, 75017 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located near the parc Monceau and the Malesherbes Subway station, it s a tiny museum, Henner was a painter, he has his own style, the building is quite nicest but empty, that give a weird ambiance, the stair case is nice and the Moorish style...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We happened upon the museum because it was included in the Paris Museum Pass. It was a great find. To us it was hidden treasure. Beautiful work. There was almost no one there, and it was a peaceful, inspiring experience. Henner deserves more attention, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ann a
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

I happened to arrive at the museum at a time when a guided tour was about to start. I didn't know anything about the painter jean-jacques Henner or his works but after the tour, I felt that the character wasn't a mystery anymore. I really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

I had this museum all to myself for some reason. Amazing work, amazing location the museum is in superb state and the atelier is breathtaking. It takes you back to that elegant era with the decor, furnishings and ofcourse the amazing body of work of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MauriceDanceny
Reviewed June 11, 2018

I first saw an ad for this museum in the metro. Came home and googled Jean-Jacques Henner as I'd never heard of him before. Really interesting story about the artist - really worth doing your homework on his fascinating person. The museum has only been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Dale47_11
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Located on Avenue de Villiers, Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner is a little museum dedicated to the works of Fresh painter Jean-Jacques Henner. Jean-Jacques It contains a lot of paintings depicting nudes and portraits and dreamscapes in the symbolism style. Jean-Jacques was noted for the use...More

Date of experience: December 2017
6  Thank Ronak S
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Museum did a good job of putting the work of Henner, a very important artist in his time but overlooked today, in some historical context. Even if you don't share his fondness of women with long red hair you will probably find the house interesting....More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this museum that held a collection of Impressionist paintings by Jean Jacques Henner. We had not been familiar with the artist but liked getting to know his work and visiting his studio.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dvkremk
Reviewed October 27, 2017

There are some really nice pieces in this small out of the tourist paths museum. This is a a trip that is really worth it. This former home is pretty filled with the artists works. It's a beautiful home with winding staircases that seem to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mikeatsea03242
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Visiting obscure museums and found this gem near the Parc Monceau. Prolific 19th century salon winner, world renown in his day and very popular. His style changed somewhat over the years but his infatuation with red haired damsels continued. Some stunning paintings in a dark...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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