Orsay Museum

On discovering it, the painter Édouard Detaille is said to have exclaimed: "The station is superb and looks like a fine arts palace". This visionary would be very surprised to discover that his discovery has been a museum since 1986. Today, the museum houses an impressive collection of 19th-century works of art.

Our tip: If you climb to the top floor, go behind the impressive clock and admire the magnificent panoramic view over Paris.

  • Monday: Closed

    Tuesday and Wednesday: 9.30am - 6pm

    Thursday: 9.30am - 9.45pm

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 6pm

  • Full price: €16/person.

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Louvre Museum

Renowned the world over for its immense collections of art and antiquities, the Louvre has a rich and chequered history. Little remains of the small fortified castle built by Philippe-Auguste to store the kingdom's treasures.

Make the most of this getaway to visit the Tuileries gardens, a vast green space that is a pleasure to stroll through.

For fans of candyfloss, merry-go-rounds and thrills, visit the Tuileries Festival, from June to August.

  • Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

  • 17 minutes from the hotel

  • 12 minutes by Bus :

    Bus 68 : "Pyramides - Saint-Honoré" stop

  • Last admission is 1 hour before closing time

    Evacuation of the rooms begins 30 minutes before closing time

  • Open 9am to 6pm Wednesday to Monday, closed Tuesdays.

    Closed annually: 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

  • Full adult ticket online (guaranteed entry in under 30 minutes): €17/person.

    Full adult ticket on site (subject to availability and low attendance): €15/person

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Musée de l'Orangerie

Located in the Tuileries gardens, the Musée de l'Orangerie houses a series of large-format paintings of the Water Lilies, Claude Monet's masterpiece gift to France in 1922. The basement houses the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collection, devoted to the great names of the 20th century: Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Soutine...

  • Open from 9am to 6pm Wednesday to Monday, closed on Tuesdays

  • Last admission 5.15pm, rooms close at 5.45pm

    All visitors must make a reservation with a time slot

    Free admission on the 1st Sunday of the month: reservation of a time slot also compulsory

    Closed on 1 May, the morning of 14 July and 25 December.

  • 12.50€ full price

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Musée Maillol

The Musée Maillol houses the most important collection of works by Aristide Maillol, the artist who reinvented modern sculpture in his day. The Musée Maillol also hosts two major temporary exhibitions a year, focusing on the different artistic movements from the 20th to the 21st century, and all their forms of expression.

  • Open from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm every day

    Late-night opening every Wednesday until 10pm

  • Cash desks close 1 hour before closing time

    Evacuation of museum areas from 6.15pm.

  • 16.50€ full price

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Musée du Quai Branly

Located on the banks of the Seine, near the Eiffel Tower, the Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac exhibits 3,500 works of art from Africa, America, Asia and Oceania. This extensive collection makes it a key venue for non-Western art cultures.

  • Open from 10.30 am to 7 pm, Tuesday to Sunday

    Late-night opening on Thursdays, until 10pm

    Closed on Monday

  • Box office closes at 6pm (Thursdays at 9pm)

    Rooms close progressively 15 minutes before closing time

    Annual closures: 25 December and 1 May

  • 12€ full price

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Rodin Museum

Since 1919, the Rodin Museum has been responsible for the conservation and dissemination of the work of Auguste Rodin. He was one of the most important French sculptors of the second half of the XIXᵉ century, considered to be one of the fathers of modern sculpture.

The institution houses a collection consisting of nearly 6,800 Sculptures, 8,000 Drawings, 10,000 Antique Photographs and 8,000 other Art objects.

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The Galleries Of Art Of Saint Germain des Pres

Saint Germain des Prés is a chic district of the capital, rich in art galleries and antique shops.

The Art Saint-Germain-des-Près Association created 17 years ago, promotes and animates the galleries of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the historic district of culture and arts in Paris.

She organizes a party in May, followed by the "June of Art-Saint-Germain".

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Musée en Herbe

As it describes itself, the museum presents exhibitions for ages 3 to 103, in a fun and attractive format that captures the curiosity of young and old alike. There are guided tours, events and workshops for all ages. There is also a space reserved for contemporary artists.

  • 23 Rue de l'Arbre Sec, 75001 Paris

  • 20 minutes from the hotel

  • 15 minutes by Métro:

    Métro 12 : "Concorde" stop

    Métro 1 : "Louvre-Rivoli" stop

  • Open from 10am to 7pm every day

    Annual closures: 24 and 31 December at 5pm and 25 December and 1 January.

  • Please note: you must buy your ticket online.

    Please note: for safety reasons, pushchairs are not allowed in the exhibition.

    Booking essential for guided tours and workshops

  • Full price (for children aged 3 and over, excluding university students and senior citizens): €7/person.

    Free for children under 3

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