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Musee du Luxembourg

#148 of 1,068 things to do in Paris
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Address: 19 rue de Vaugirard, Paris, France
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+33 1 42 34 28 64
10:00 - 22:00
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This museum has an extremely diverse collection of European art but much...

This museum has an extremely diverse collection of European art but much shorter lines than the Louvre.

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Visited here with friends and found this to to be a very good exhibition with a great collection of Henri Fantin-Latours especially the pictures that you would never see from all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Wexford, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited here with friends and found this to to be a very good exhibition with a great collection of Henri Fantin-Latours especially the pictures that you would never see from all over United States. Exhibition is well organised and is not very crowded. Covers all of Fantin-Latours life from his great history paintings to his lovely still lifes. Would really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

not often one can see an exhibition dedicated to Fantin-Latour.as we used to live near Grenoble, where the artist originated from, it made our visit more interesting.the gallery was not too busy so one could spend time walking around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the exhibition on Henri Fantin-Latour which will go on until 12 February 2017. It features many impressive works by the great artist. I went in a Friday evening when the museum closed at 21:30. There weren't many people (much less people than in the 2 current exhibitions in the Grand Palais). Therefore, it's really pleasant to walk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It's true there was a wait, but I figured that it was because the exhibit on Henri Fantin-Latour had begun only a few days before. Once inside, however, I found the staff polite, the entrance procedures straightforward, and the galleries comfortable. If there is are any objections to be voiced, they would be that the text introducing the art did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, very well done Museum, with a focused in depth single artist exhibit. After you have done the large museums, this lovely. And Angelina Cafe out front is charming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

As usual the Luxembourg Museum keeps charming us with its good themes and choice of perfect exhibitions. This time, with Fantin Latour, we are among family, friends, still nature and a world of dreams. We are marvelled with his colorful paintings mainly of still nature( we could nearly smell the fragrance of its fruits and flowers). The groups of friends... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

How could we have known that we would have the chance to see masterpieces from the Budapest National Museum of Fine Arts right across our hotel? This small museum is worth every euro of its entrance ticket. Unlike the Louvre or the d'Orsay, not too many tourists know of this museum. I guess those who were there were mostly locals,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This museum is now closed for renovation till September 14. I had this planned for the end of the day for my tour of Monparnasse. A long wander in the Jardin de Luxumberg eased my disappointment. If you check the museum's website, you need to look closely for this rather important bit of information. Enjoy your visit in September. I... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

My wife and I had never been to the Musée du Luxembourg until recently when we saw the “Masterpieces from Budapest” exhibition. When we entered the museum, we were each given a brochure with a simple map laying out the type of art displayed in each of eight rooms of the exhibition. Other reviewers have complained that the museum is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The current Budapest exhibition is overpriced. Budapest galleries have lent this museum only a small number of artworks, but this museum charges visitors 12 euros for this exhibition. The Louvre is only 3 euros more expensive but has many more exhibits to see. If you are on a tight budget, you'd better skip this exhibition. Those artworks themselves are of... More 

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