Orangerie Museum-Musée de l’Orangerie
Orangerie Museum (Orangery Museum) is located on the bank of Seine River in the Jardin des Tuileries Park in Paris. This museum, which means Orangery Museum, took that name because it was established on the old lemon garden of Tuileries Palace.
The history of Orangerie Museum:
The area where the museum is located was designed as a lemon garden firstly in 1852. In 1927, 8 paintings belonging to the series of “Water Lilies” of Great Impressionist Artist Claude Oscar Monet were exhibited. In the later years, the unique works of other impressionist and post-impressionist artists were exhibited. Besides, there are temporary exhibitions on the ground floor of the museum and castle remains from Louis XIII period, discovered recently, are exhibited on lower floor.
Some works in the Orangerie Museum:
Pablo Picasso-The Embrace, The Adolescents, Large Still Life, Composition: Peasants, Woman with a Comb, Woman in White Hat, Nude on a Red Background etc.
Claude Monet-Argenteuil and Water Lilies
Paul Cézanne-Still Life, Pears and Green Apples, Flowers in a Blue Vase, The Luncheon on the Grass, Pine Tree at L’Estaque or Landscape with Red Roof etc.
Apart from these; There are some works of famous artists like Alfred Sisley, Amedeo Modigliani, André Derain, Chaim Soutine, Henri Matisse, Henri Rousseau, Kees van Dongen, Maurice Utrillo, Marie Laurencin and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Orangerie Museum Admission Fee, Working Hours and Transportation to the Orangerie Musuem
Address: Jardin des Tuileries, 75001 Paris
Metro: You can arrive at the museum if you get off at “Concorde” metro station. Besides, you can use 1,8 and 12. metro-lines.
Entrance Fee: Entrance to the museum is paid. It is about 9 Euro.
Working hours: Wednesday-Monday 12:30 a.m 07:00 p.m. (Friday 09:00 p.m.). It is closed on Tuesdays. It is open from 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Phone number: +33 (0)1 44 77 80 07, +33 (0)1 44 50 43 00