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Musée national Gustave Moreau

Musée Gustave Moreau, Paris © DR

Far from the huge museums, here is the exclusive domain of an artist, put together with care in the private family...

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14 rue de la Rochefoucauld

75009 Paris

District : Montmartre - La Chapelle

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Description
Far from the huge museums, here is the exclusive domain of an artist, put together with care in the private family mansion. On the first floor is a display of precious souvenirs collected by Gustave Moreau near the end of his life and a 'small sentimental museum'. In 1895, he built two huge glassed-over workshops on the upper floors, linked by a wrought-iron spiral staircase. Between the plum pink walls, there are more than 5,000 paintings displayed in wooden frames. Tilt your head - and your heart? - up to the high ceilings to admire the Italianate, symbolist, fauvist paintings: an eclectic, dream-like collection of work. Chimeras, centaurs, dancing Salomés, Orpheus charming the animals, Jupiter and Semele, bleeding Christ, unicorns, mystical flowers, Galatea, Pasiphaë, Herod: all these are, as the master would say, 'far-off characters from sacred, unknown, and mysterious lands'.
Musée Gustave Moreau, Paris © DR

Musée Gustave Moreau

© DR

Escalier des Ateliers, Musée Gustave Moreau, Paris © DR

Musée Gustave Moreau

© DR

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Architectural style

Second empire style

Collections

Watercolours, Drawings, Medals, Furniture, Painting, Sculpture, Neoclassicism (18th century - 19th century), Romanticism (18th century - 19th century), Realism (19th century), Impressionism (19th century), Symbolism (19th century)

Statute

National

Member of the Paris Museum Pass Member of the Paris Museum Pass

Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Gift shop, Photos allowed

Visits in a foreign language

English

Documentation in a foreign language

English

Combined tickets

Up to 8 days after visiting the Musée Gustave Moreau, visitors can benefit from a discount for a ticket to the Musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet, Musée d'Orsay or a free visit to the Palais Garnier upon presentation of your entry ticket. Alternatively, you can receive a discounted ticket for the Musée Gustave Moreau up to 8 days after visitng either the Musée Guimet, Musée d'Orsay or a free visit to the Palais Garnier upon presentation of entry ticket.

Gift shop

Bookshop: books, posters, post cards, etc.

Other

Member of the Paris Museum Pass, Bookshop

Business area
Number of meeting rooms

0

Number of private rooms

0

Room rental

No

Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

€6. Reduced rate: €4.

Guided tour

Booking required.

Group tour

30 people maximum per group. Booking required beforehand by phone on +33 (0) 1 48 74 38 50, by fax on +33 (0) 1 48 74 18 71, or by email: resa@musee-moreau.fr To book a guide, contact the visits-guides service at the Réunion des Musées Nationaux on +33 (0) 1 40 13 46 72.

Free

Free entrance on the first Sunday of the month for everybody. Free for under 26s belonging to the European Union and for primary and secondary school teachers (except temporary exhibitions).

Free for young people and children

Under 18s Under 26s from the European Union

Methods of payment
  • CB/Visa CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard Eurocard/Mastercard
Opening times
Closing times

Tuesday

Opening times

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am to 12.45pm and 2pm to 5.15pm. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10am to 5.15pm.

Exceptional opening

Easter, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, 8 May, Whitsuntide, Whit Monday, 14 July, 15 August, 1 November, 11 November

Musée national Gustave Moreau

14 rue de la Rochefoucauld, 75009 Paris

Events
Gustave Moreau - Georges Rouault. Souvenir d’atelier

from Wednesday 27 January 2016 to Monday 25 April 2016

A look at two closely linked worlds.


Address details
Musée national Gustave Moreau

14 rue de la Rochefoucauld
75009 Paris
GPS : 48.8779704 / 2.334450400000037

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 48 74 38 50 - Fax : +33 (0) 1 48 74 18 71

Contact

Event website : www.musee-moreau.fr

Access

District : Montmartre - La Chapelle

  • Subway Trinité - d'Estienne d'Orves
  • Bus 26, 32, 43, 67, 68, 74, 81
More information on accessibility

The museum is not accessible to those in a wheelchair.
The museum has three flights of stairs and no lift.


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