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Musée de l'Orangerie

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Musée de l'Orangerie.

Musée de l'Orangerie features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Paris City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Monet's Water Lillies series is on display
  • Small collection but offering a great experience

Time required: 45 minutes

Phone: + 33 1 44 77 80 07

Web site: http://www.musee-oranger...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Daily: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: Closed
May 1 and Dec 25: Closed


Ticket type Charge
General: 7.5 €
Reduced: 5 €
First Sunday of each month : Free

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 1: Tuileries station

Address: Jardin des Tuileries, 75001 Paris

Photos: (see more photos)

Photo: fmpgoh

Things you need to know:

  • The Musée de l'Orangerie is an art gallery of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings
  • Monet's water-lily series is showcased in the museum
  • The other highlight of the museum is the The Walter-Guillaume collection (named after two art collectors)
  • The collection includes paintings form Cézanne, Renoir, Picasso, Rousseau, Matisse, Derain, Modigliani, Soutine, Utrillo and Laurencin

What to do there:

  • Start your visit on the ground floor where you can enjoy the collection of impressionist paintings by various artists
  • Continue the tour at the top floor that presents Monet's 'Water Lilies' series in two oval rooms

Tips & Insights:

  • English guided tour is available for individual visitors every Monday and Thursday at 2:30 pm (approximate duration: 1h30)
  • You can save money by purchasing the Musée d'Orsay-Musée de l'Orangerie combined ticket for 13 € (this ticket is valid during 4 days)
  • Audioguide is available for a fee of 5 €

Musée de l'Orangerie features in these preplanned City Guides: