Jardin des Tuileries
75001 Paris
+33 1 44 50 43 00
from inside France dial 01 44 50 43 00

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Musée de l'Orangerie is a Gallery
for Impressionist and Post Impressionist Paintings.
Orangerie is located in the Tuileries Gardens
facing Place de la Concorde and the Musee d'Orsay.

The Gallery has two Monet Rooms with 8 large Water Lilies paintings.
The permanent collection also contains
15 Cézanne, 10 Matisse, 12 Picasso, 25 Renoir, 9 Rousseau and 1 Sisley paintings.
Temporay Expos are also held at the Orangerie.

Claude Monet Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie decided the construction of the Orangerie in 1852
to become a winter home for the Oranges of the Tuileries gardens.
1922 Claude Monet donates his water lily paintings
to the future Orangerie Museum.
2000 - 2006 Renovation of the Orangerie.

Souvenirs about Orangerie


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Monet Nympheas Room

(4,58 min) Monet Water Lilies Tour of Musee de L'Orangerie