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“This is where you go to see Monet's Water Lillies”

Musee de l'Orangerie
Ranked #4 of 2,255 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is a must-see attraction in Paris if you like Impressionist paintings. Bring your earplugs, though, it's loud and echoing in the Water Lillies rooms, and people very rudely chatter while you're trying to take it all in.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Loved this!!!!! We went primarily to see Monet's water lilies, which were stunning, especially as we had been to Giverny a few days prior. But the delight of seeing the rest of the collection here.... Easily laid out, understandable, gave you a great understanding of the development of the art..
We were fortunate to also take in an Italian Impressionist temporary exhibition, and this was so interesting.
Loved it.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Since the Louvre is nearly devoid of impressionism, this is the place to get your fix. That said, the museum is rather small. It's a far cry from the ginormous Louvre. That's a plus as there were fewer crowds, more room to walk, and time to enjoy the art. It's well worth the price of admission.

Thank WorldTravel1973
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

A must see if you are interested in see Monet’s famous Water Lily panels. Other than that not too much to offer but if you are a Monet fan like myself this is a must-see! You can get a deal to the museum if you purchase a ticket to the d’Orsay. Look for the Musée d'Orsay /Musée de l'Orangerie Passport for 16 Euros.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Im not an art follower, but even I recognized some of the pieces there. And its not so overcrowded that it makes it frustrating to walk around and admire the artwork.

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