We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee de la Vie Romantique

#176 of 2,359 things to do in Paris
Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Review Highlights
Pleasant Spot

A pretty house from the early 19th Century houses a special collection. The garden and its cafe... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Thomas V
,
Oakland, California
Lovely home

Despite having a map on our phone it was a bit difficult to locate this lovely house. It is free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taxidevil
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Read all 315 reviews
209
All photos (209)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“george sand”(29 reviews)
“worth a visit”(5 reviews)
About
Located in the Romantic district called "New Athens", this town-house with its paved courtyard, central garden and two artists studios has kept its 19th century charm. Its first owner, the painter Ary Scheffer entertained the artistic intelligentsia...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
16 rue Chaptal, 75009 Paris, France
Saint-Georges
Website
+33 1 55 31 95 67
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Paris
from $19.57
More Info
from $37.30
More Info
from $16.12
More Info
Reviews (315)
Filter reviews
84 results
Traveler rating
29
33
16
5
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
29
33
16
5
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews george sand frederic chopin worth a visit heart of paris two hours georges choir artifacts century exhibition montmartre greenhouse poetry movement trees donation neighborhood
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 84 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite having a map on our phone it was a bit difficult to locate this lovely house. It is free but they appreciate a donation. We knew very little about the museum before visiting. It showcases the paintings of Ary Scheffer who lived in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This bourgeois home built in 1823 was built for Ary Scheffer. It remained in the family unil 1983 and the home became a Musée de Paris. George Sand, F.Chopin, Delacroix, Rossini etc came to visit and converse. The many rooms have different exhibits, I was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Michparis
Reviewed November 11, 2018

House and atelier of painters, it was the place where artists met for evenings of music, poetry and paintings. It has a special connection to Frederic Chopin and George Sand, both emblematic of romanticism. It exudes sensibility and passion, with fascinating biographic details.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hugo929
Reviewed September 20, 2018

A pretty house from the early 19th Century houses a special collection. The garden and its cafe are a special attraction. Come here after you've been to the famous museums.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Not worth the effort. The rooms were so poorly lit the artwork was difficult to see. Also, it was unbearably hot and smelly, not what we expected for a "renovation."

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DanielaCalmspot_WI
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Just a fascinating place to see. Very much worth a visit if you’re in the neighborhood along with the Musee de Montmartre. Small, so around two hours will do.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bindaham
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Very close from Montmartres and the Moulin Rouge... The entrance is beautiful: you pay 8 € to visit this tiny house. You can learn about the french movement of "romantique". If you like the Georges Sand, go there.. and find out why.... There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Isabelle R
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a quirky little place at the bottom of Montmartre. You enter through a narrow tree-lined alley which opens into a courtyard and several buildings. We went to see the Pierre-Joseph Redouté exhibit. Beyond that, it is the former house of the artist Ary...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Deryck60
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We found this place almost boring and over priced. There is no catering for English speaking guests and as such we completely wasted our money. Even the people at the entrance spoke no English.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Stephen_Angel
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful corner in the heart of Paris. It's a small garden with a very calm surrounding. Loved it!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank yama r
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,824 nearby hotels
Libertel Montmartre Opera
733 reviews
.07 miles away
Royal Mansart
192 reviews
.07 miles away
Hotel Saint-Louis Pigalle
132 reviews
.09 miles away
Hotel Villa Boheme
330 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20,272 nearby restaurants
Lala La Lasagneria - Pigalle
187 reviews
.05 miles away
Chez Paolo
193 reviews
.05 miles away
La Cloche d'Or
316 reviews
.07 miles away
Le Barbiche
143 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5,779 nearby attractions
Theatre Fontaine
121 reviews
.06 miles away
Theatre La Cible
13 reviews
.15 miles away
MayFair Bar
6 reviews
.03 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Musee de la Vie Romantique staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines