Several people had told us it was their favorite smaller museum in Paris, but for us, that wasn't quite true. We loved it, and we loved our stroll through the immediate neighborhood (we visited Bois de Boulogne the same day) and found a lovely neighborhood cafe to eat, nearby.
The number of Monet paintings they have is astonishing and the other art/furnishings in the house are very worthwhile to see. But it was crowded. It was stuffy, and one felt one could not linger (especially in the main part of the maison) as someone else was pushing to stand in your spot to look at whatever it was (a bit like going to Versailles).
Also, while I adore Monet of course, he is not the only painter I love, and I suppose I love him most in juxtaposition with his contemporaries. I also can't get over my intense desire to see the Lilies over and over (and it never, ever seems crowded there, and people are quiet and one never feels rushed at L'Orangerie). So I'd give L'Orangerie (and Petite Palais and Rodin Museum) 5 stars for smaller museums, and cannot encourage people to go all the way out to Marmottan unless they are on a Monet quest. We are glad now, in retrospect, that we did not organize earlier, shorter stays in Paris around seeing this, despite its rave reviews, and spent our time in other art museums first.
I am told that getting there early helps with the crowds, and that is what I would advise. You will see other versions of many pictures by Monet that you've already seen at D'Orsay and L'Orangerie, if you went to those places, but you'll also see some of his minor works that may surprise you. It does have places to sit and contemplate in the main gallery, and that's very very nice.
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