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Marmottan, a lovely and cosy museum in Paris, houses one of the world's best collection of Claude Monet's paintings.

An Impressionist Museum in Paris

The Marmottan Museum has 65 Monet paintings, including Nympheas and Impression soleil levant.

This 1872 painting gave its name to the famous impressionist movement of late 19th century.

You like impressionism. Paris is the place. Visit too the first class Musee d'Orsay. Visit the Orangerie and its waterlilies in Tuileries Gardens. Go to Giverny Gardens, the house of Claude Monet in a lovely village near Paris .

Monet, the impressionnist painter

The Nympheas are waterlilies. Claude Monet (picture) painted them in the famous garden of his house in Giverny. Giverny is a lovely village in Normandy, west of Paris.

As the best impressionist landscape painter, Claude Monet brought color and light, expressed happiness and life emotions in his paintings. Everybody likes his friendly style and his paintings are sold a fortune.

Visit Marmottan

The Marmottan Monet Museum is housed in a private house of the fashionable Auteuil district in Paris.

Musee Marmottan
2 rue Louis Bailly 75016 Paris
Locate Musee Marmottan on Paris map
tel: 33 (0)1 44 96 50 33. Website
Paris metro: La Muette station on line 9
Closed Mondays, 1/01,1/05,25/12
Open 10 am to 6 pm. Tuesdays until 9 pm.
Marmottan Museum ticket price: 11 euros.

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