Musee Marmottan Monet - Resources for Art Lovers
Find out about the Muse Marmottan Monet
See famous paintings by Monet at the Muse Marmottan Monet in Paris.
It's the home of "Impression Sunrise" and the largest collections of Monet paintings in any art museum anywhere in the world.
It also has Impressionist paintings by artists such as Berthe Morisot, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro, Paul Gauguin, Paul Signac and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
If you intend to travel to Paris, France and love art this is a 'must see' museum. However note that the Muse Marmottan is not covered by the museum pass
Image: This is one of the key works of art owned by the Museum - Impression, soleil levant, 1872 by Claude Monet [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Muse Marmottan Monet - official website
This is the official website of the Musee Marmottan Monet in Paris, France
The Musee Marmottan Monet is home to the largest collection of Monet paintings anywhere in the world. The collection possesses three hundred Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works by Claude Monet
Additional features include
- work by Berthe Morisot, Edgar Degas, douard Manet, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro, Paul Gauguin, Paul Signac and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
- the Wildenstein Collection of illuminated manuscripts and
- the Jules and Paul Marmottan collection of Napoleonic era art and furniture as well as Italian and Flemish primitive paintings.
- Official website - Musee Marmottan Monet
Official website - in French, Spanish and English
- Plan du Musee
Plan of the Museum - in French
- Visite virtuelle
Virtual View of the Museum - but it's confusing as it ignores the extension where all the Monet paintings are!
- Muse Marmottan Monet - Paris - France
The museum is a former hunting lodge which has passed through a number of hands to create the museum which exists today.
- Press page
Documents about past exhibitions can be downloaded
Plan of the Museum
Most of the Impressionist paintings and the Monets are in the BASEMENT - which is NOT obvious when you walk in as there is minimal signage
Inspired by the hall designed for Monet's Water Lilies murals in the Muse de l'Orangerie, a special exhibition space has been created for the Monet collection in a lower level of the museum. This is large, open room space which allows visitors to follow the significant stages of the Monet's path as a painter and follow the evolution of his technique and the progression of his work, as well as to view his canvases both up close and from afar.
- Muse Marmottan Monet - interactive plan of the museum
There are three floors.
Art Collections in the Muse Marmottan Monet
The Muse Marmottan Monet's claim to fame is that it is the home to the largest collection of Monet paintings anywhere in the world which includes the iconic Impression Sunrise.
The collection includes some three hundred Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works by Claude Monet - including a major donation by Monet's descendents. It should be noted that not all are on display at the same time and works are frequently requested for other exhibitions.
Individual Paintings in the collection
- Exposition en cours
Impression, Sunrise The true story of the masterpiece by Claude Monet September 18, 2014 to January 18, 2015
- Impression, Sunrise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant) is a painting by Claude Monet. It gave rise to the name of the Impressionist movement.
Besides 'Impression Sunrise', the Monet Collection also includes:
- paintings from the Normandy coast and the beach at Trouville
- views of Paris: the Tuileries, the Saint-Lazare station;
- Views of London: the Houses of Parliament and Charing Cross Bridge;
- Views of the garden at Giverny - including paintings of the water lilies, Japanese bridges, and rose alleys
Catalogues of Monet's works in the Musee Marmottan Monet
- Collection Claude Monet
Through the generosity of Mrs. Donop de Monchy (see Monet's Friends) and Michel Monet, the Marmottan Monet Museum owns the largest Monet collection, from Impression, Sunrise to Giverny's Water Lilies.
- Collection Berthe Morisot
Thanks to Denis and Annie Rouart's bequest in 1993, the Marmottan Monet Museum benefits from a large set of Berthe Morisot pieces. The collection was directly inherited from Berthe Morisot and Eugne Manet, Denis Rouart being their grandson by his mot
- Collection The Impressionists
The Marmottan Monet Museum has become one of the major museums of Impressionist paintings.
- Muse Marmottan Monet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Muse Marmottan Monet is located at 2, rue Louis Boilly in the XVIe arrondissement of Paris. It features a collection of over three hundred Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works by Claude Monet (with the largest collection of his works in the wor
Location of the Musee Marmottan Monet
Visit the Muse Marmottan Monet - address, how to get there and opening hours
The Museum is located in a former hunting lodge on the edge of the Bois de Boulogne.
Address: 2, rue Louis-Boilly -75016 Paris France
Phone: +33 1 44 96 50 33
The nearest mtro station is La Muette.
Opening hours: Daily: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Thursdays until 8 p.m. | Last entry 5.30 p.m.; 7.30 p.m. on Thursdays. Closed on Mondays, January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th
Reservations are mandatory for group visits (up to 20 people) and can either be guided or self-guided.
- Muse Marmottan Monet website - visiting information
Opening Hours and map
- Musee Marmottan Monet - on Google Maps
directions and map plus photos
- Muse Marmottan Monet - Contact information
names, email addresses and telephone numbers of key personnel
- Group visits - reservations required
Reservations are mandatory for group visits (up to 20 people) and can either be guided or self-guided. The booking fee must be paid a month in advance.
- Private Events
The Marmottan Monet Museum can exceptionally open its doors for you to organize receptions.
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Sundays: 11 a.m. - 10 to 8 p.m.The bookshop offers a large choice of books dedicated to the Impressionists, exhibition catalogues, and books for children in various languages.
- Muse Marmottan Monet | Facebook
Welcome to the Facebook Community Page about Muse Marmottan Monet, a collection of shared knowledge concerning Muse Marmottan Monet.
Reviews and blog posts
- Musee Marmottan, Paris, France Reviews - TravelPod
Musee Marmottan, Paris: Read 24 reviews of Musee Marmottan Paris France from 441,193 members at TravelPod.
- Musee Marmottan - Paris - Reviews of Musee Marmottan - TripAdvisor
Musee Marmottan, Paris: See 32 reviews, articles, and 4 photos of Musee Marmottan, ranked No.43 on TripAdvisor among 865 attractions in Paris.
- Muse Marmottan Monet in Paris | my daily art display
For my blog today I am not showcasing an artist or a painting but a small museum , the Muse Marmottan Monet, which I visited last week when I was in Paris and I hope that for any of you … Continue reading →
- Musee Marmottan Reviews - Paris, Ile-de-France Attractions - TripAdvisor
Musee Marmottan, Paris: See 373 reviews, articles, and 14 photos of Musee Marmottan, ranked No.45 on TripAdvisor among 1,127 attractions in Paris.
- Berthe Morisot, Mus�e Marmottan-Monet, Paris - FT.com
Berthe Morisot is often portrayed as a pioneer. The only woman to exhibit in the first Impressionist exhibition in Paris in 1874, such was her standing that Degas declared: "We think Berthe Morisot's name and talent are too important for us do
- Laughing Torso: Berthe Morisot, Muse Marmottan Monet, Paris (8 March-29 July 2012)
Housed in a former seventeenth century hunting lodge and inherited by renowned eighteenth French art historian and collector Paul Marmottan in the rue Louis Boilly in Paris, Muse Marmottan is equally as charming although not as jaw dropping as Muse R
- Muse Marmottan Monet | American Girls Art Club In Paris
Posts about Muse Marmottan Monet written by americangirlsartclubinparis
- Muse Marmottan Monet Reviews - Muette Nord, Paris - Gogobot
Find exclusive Muse Marmottan Monet Muette Nord, Paris tourist information, travelers reviews and tips from friends and people like you.
Guides to the Art Museums in Paris
Including sites of special interest relating to Art
I found this very helpful on my last visit to Paris
Paperback: 440 pagesPublisher: DK Travel; Fol Lam Pa edition (August 19, 2013)
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris
This is an ESSENTIAL book for every visit I make to Paris. It includes an excellent guide to the various museums of art.
Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars (based on 31 customer reviews)
Rated: 4.7 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)Nine walking tours of Paris, covering 80 locales used by the Impressionist painters in their cityscapes. One visits the exact locations that inspired painters such as Monet, Pissaro, and Renoir to create their paintings. Each tour begins with an overview of the walk and includes a map.
Open to the public, the homes and studios of eight celebrated nineteenth-century painters-Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Gustave Courbet, Eugne Delacroix, Gustave Moreau, Rosa Bonheur, Jean-Franois Millet, and Charles-Franois Daubigny