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A fantastic preview in the Artist life

A very small house, with a grand view, where the famed composer Maurice Ravel lived the last 20... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
crosstest
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Paris, France
A wonder to behold

I've never been in an environment that seemed so evocative of the singular genius of its owner. It... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2017
Matthew K
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Mar 3, 2018
“A fantastic preview in the Artist life”
Feb 8, 2017
“A wonder to behold”
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5 rue Maurice Ravel, 78490 Montfort-l'Amaury, France
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

A very small house, with a grand view, where the famed composer Maurice Ravel lived the last 20 years of his life, and composed his famous Bolero. A fascinating guided visit in the house that was kept intact since the composer died in the late...More

1  Thank crosstest
Reviewed February 8, 2017

I've never been in an environment that seemed so evocative of the singular genius of its owner. It was as if Ravel had gone out and left his housekeeper in charge. We were shown around by the wonderful Madame Moreau, who kindly let us peruse...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed July 5, 2013

We booked a few months in advance since it appears that tours (limited to six) are only offered on weekends now. The house is not presented as a museum but rather as if Ravel was just out for the day and would soon return, at...More

6  Thank Terence1234
Reviewed May 3, 2012

This tiny museum (Ravel's house) is only open certain days and you have to phone to book. There are three or four tours in a day and a maximum of 7 visitors at a time but don't let all that put you off. It is...More

3  Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed January 30, 2011

My visit was in May 1963... They did not allow me to chose a date after 2011. I am a professional musician and Ravel is one of my favorite composers.For that reason, it was a rare privilege to visit his home.At that time, in order...More

11  Thank stepfanielee
Reviewed October 25, 2009

Visited the place in August 2009, cycling on a day-trip from Chevreuse. It is situated slightly up the hill, below the castle ruins. Montfort itself is a really picturesque and quite lively village as regards shops and cafes, and you could easily spend a day...More

1  Thank joenDK
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