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Musée de l'Orangerie

Paris | Modern Art
Price
€6.5 - €9
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Presentation
The Orangerie Museum is a museum of Impressionist and Post-paintings located in the Jardin des Tuileries, at the western end of the Terrace of the waterfront, Place de la Concorde in Paris.

It contains works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Amedeo Modigliani, Henri Rousseau The André Derain, Chaim Soutine, Marie Laurencin, Maurice Utrillo, Paul Gauguin, Alfred Sisley and Kees van Dongen . It is currently headed by Marie-Paule Vial.

Built in 1853 on plans by architect Firmin Bourgeois, to house the orange from the Tuileries Garden, the building will be completed by his successor, Ludovico Visconti.

In 1920, the orangery of the Tuileries Gardens by Claude Monet is chosen to host the Water Lilies cycle that the painter has given to the state. The refurbishments are carried out by the chief architect of the Louvre Camille Lefevre under the guidance of painter and remained so until 1927, when it opened.
Hours

09:00 - 18:00

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Other information

Contact details

  • Name: Musée de l'Orangerie
  • Address: Jardin des Tuileries - Place de la concorde - 75001 - Paris - France
  • Phone: (33) 01 44 77 80 07 / 01 44 50 43 00

Services

Café, Boutique

Activities

Exposition, Visite guidée, Concert

Getting there

  • By bus : lignes n°24, 42, 52, 72, 73, 84, 94 (Concorde)
  • By metro : lignes n°1,8,12 (Concorde)
  • By bicycle : 119 rue de Lille, 2 rue Cambon

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