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"Save time as you skip the long queues and save money with free entry to over 60 Paris sights and attractions. With your Paris Pass there is no need to use cash simply show your pass for fast entry. Choose from a two four or six day pass. Paris Pass includes: A free map of Paris 1-day hop-on hop-off tour Free entry to over 60 sights and attractions (see 'View Additional Info' below for full list) Additional special offers and including the Louvre Pantheon
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"In this tour you will be introduced to the city of lights’ most spectacular and renowned monuments and historical sites of Paris.The brand new audiopen is the audioguide at the cutting edge of technology: simple and easy to use with its interactive map and yo you will learn of history architecture famous French characters and so on while staying succinct and thrilling.From Concorde you will drive by L’Orangerie to reach the beautiful Opera Garnier (inspiration for “the Phantom of the Opera”) and go through the Place Vendôme (be dazzled by its 17th century architecture and jewelry stores) the Palais Royal (former personal residence of Cardinal Richelieu) and the Louvre
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"Discover Paris' main sights while being comfortably seated in a luxury 8-seat minivan. You will be introduced to the city of lights’ most spectacular and renowned monuments and historical sites of Paris discovering different parts of the city and diving into History. Simple and easy to use the audio pen and interactive map is your own personal guide in your language. Packed with information about each place you will pass by and see you will learn of history architecture famous French characters and so on while staying succinct and thrilling. Starting at La Concorde you will drive by L’Orangerie to reach Opera Garnier and go through the Place Vendôme the Palais Royal and the Louvre where you will admire the Great Glass Pyramid designed by Chinese architect Ieoh Ming Pei in 1989. Next your visit will take you along the Tuileries garden and the Seine river. You will admire the Pont des Arts
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Musée de l'Orangerie Tips (25)

The "Nymphéas".

There are two departments in this museum on paintings of the 19-20th c: On the ground floor, in two oval rooms, are on display the eight panels of Monet's "Nympheas". The painter, when living in...
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breughel
Feb 03, 2015

Musée de l'Orangerie - Lower floor.

On the lower floor of the Musée de l'Orangerie is an exhibit of 144 paintings of the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collection. It is an interesting complement of the impressionist collection of the...
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breughel
Jan 11, 2015

Have you seen it since the renovation?

The Orangerie, tucked into my favorite garden in Paris, was closed for renovation for several years. When it reopened, for various reasons, we just never quite got there. On this last trip we decided...
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Beausoleil
Jul 17, 2013

Monet and More

Musee de l'Orangerie is a lovely building once used to shelter potted citrus trees during the winter and now houses a wonderful collection of Monet's Water Lilies (Nymphéas) as well as paintings and...
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goodfish
Apr 05, 2013

Musée de l’Orangerie

As the name implies, the Orangerie was originally built (in 1852) as a greenhouse for growing orange trees. The building is located in one corner of the Tuileries garden next to the Place de la...
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Nemorino
Feb 19, 2013

Monet and others at Musée de l'Orangerie

Set in the delightful Jardin des Tuileries is the Musée de l'Orangerie which houses Claude Monet's famous waterlily series "Nymphéas" . The Monet works are clearly the main draw but downstairs there...
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zadunajska8
Jan 12, 2013

Monet

My wife loves Monet and this is her favorite Museum in which to view his work. I have to say the canvases are quite impressive. The works are displayed in start white rooms which only makes the colors...
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cjg1
Oct 04, 2012

Claude Monet's Waterlilies

It was a bit of a surprise, there was not a queue this visit. I was surprised how small the museum was; but it was full of interesting pieces of art work. The main focus of the visitors was the lower...
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gordonilla
Aug 29, 2011

Musée de l'Orangerie - Nymphéas (Water Lilies)

From Place de la Concorde we wheeled about and strutted to the Musée de l'Orangerie which has one of the finest collections of Monet's Nymphéas. The walls are curved and Monet painted directly onto...
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BeatChick
Jun 05, 2011

Musée de l'Orangerie

The newly renovated Musée de l'Orangerie, located in a pavilion in the corner of the Tuileries gardens, was reopened in May 2006 after being closed to the public for more than six years. The museum...
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facet
Apr 04, 2011

Musee de l'Orangerie

Originally built as a hothouse during the Napoleonic Era. Since 1920, The Orangerie has housed eight Claude Monet's painting of the water-lilies where the colours were captured on the pond of his...
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spidermiss
Nov 28, 2010

A Virtual Trip to Giverny

“People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.” — Claude Monet (1840-1926)LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED We made Musée de l’Orangerie...
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von.otter
Jan 29, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Musée de l'Orangerie

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Pont de la Concorde

again, there are about 37 bridges spanning the seine river in Paris of which it roughly cuts the city into two. One of the photographed while on a Seine River Cruise is the Pont de la Concorde, which...
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City Free Tour - Montmartre

Montmartre is maybe the most beautiful part of Paris. I took this walk with City Free Tour and it was the best tour i ever took. Guy was great! After that i felt like i live in Montmartre. Great...
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Place de la Concorde

This is the biggest square of Paris. Its position is strategic for tourists infact at west you find Champs Elysees, at east the Tuileries gardens where you find the Orangerie museum. At north...
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La Grande Roue - The Great Wheel

Yes, this is a touristy thing to do but we didn't care. This large ferris wheel is a fun distraction in the middle of the city. If you don't mind heights and can take the motion, it's a easy ride to...
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Palais Bourbon - National Assembly

Palais Bourbon is on the river gauche of the Sein in front of Pont de la Concorde. The palace, wanted by Luisa Francesca, the daughetr of Luigi XIV, was built betwen 1722 and 1728. Inside it is...
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Hôtel de Crillon

One of the most elegant hotels in the world and possessing one of the best restaurants in Paris, Les Ambassadeurs, the Hotel Crillon has become headquarters of international diplomats where many press...
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Getting to Musée de l'Orangerie

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Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:30

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