Orangerie Museum 2-hour private guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Orangerie Museum 2-hour private guided tour

Language: English , Italian , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Admire the Water Lilies by Monet, a unique masterpiece
  • Learn the stories behind the most prestigious paintings
  • Explore the history and the architecture of the Museum
What to expect

Explore the Orangerie Museum through a 2-hour tour with an expert guide. You'll learn anecdotes and secrets that hide behind the paintings of the most presitigious painters of the world.

The building that houses the museum we visit on this tour, the Orangerie, is nothing but the former orange grove of the Tuileries Gardens which became the storage of pictorial representations of Claude Monet's garden in Giverny. This unique set, a true 'Sixtine of Impressionism' testifies to Monet’s later work. It was designed as a real environment and crowns the Water Lilies cycle begun nearly thirty years before. The set is one of the largest monumental achievements of early twentieth-century painting. This unique masterpiece has no equivalent worldwide.

The second part of the tour is dedicated to the collection of Paul Guillaume, the art dealer of Renoir, Cézanne, Modigliani, Picasso and Matisse. He amassed an extraordinary collection of several hundred paintings, from Impressionism to Modern Art, along with pieces of African art. When he died, his widow Domenica remarried to the architect Jean Walter, transformed and reduced the collection while also making new acquisitions. The French State acquired it in the late 1950s and from then on, the collection was destined for display at the Musée de l'Orangerie.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Entrance ticket
    • Private tour
    • Guide
    Reduced price
    • Youth (13-17)
    • Children (0-11): free
    Where

    Musée de l'Orangerie, Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide 5 minutes before the departure of the tour in front of the entrance of the museum.

    What to remember
    • Minimum participants: 2 adults
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    When
    • Every day except Tuesday
    • At 11.00 am or 2.00 pm
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    Provider
    Napoleone Tour
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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