on June 6, 2007
If you're not a fan of massive crowds and like to visit smaller galleries, this is the perfect museum for you to visit. The museum is located in the 7e arrondissement, near the Eiffel Tower and just a short metro ride from the Louvre. Regular admission rates for adults is 7.50 euros, and the concession rate is 4.50. The museum is free on the 1st Sunday of every month as well for people under the age of 18 and for disabled people. When we arrived at the museum in the early afternoon, there was a massive line with well over 150 people in line. Thankfully, we had purchased the Paris Museum Pass so we happily bypassed the line and went straight into the museum with no admission charges. The interior of the museum is beautifully decorated with a glowing glass roof that may well surpass the Pyramid of the Louvre. It is easy to navigate around the museum for the rooms are marked with numbers and a map is provided free of charge. There are many works of art here in this museum and many of them are well-known and renowned. Such examples are Van Gogh, Monet, Manet, Rodin, and Whistler. There is a nice cafe and terrace on the upper floors if you're feeling hungry. I enjoyed this museum and preferred its intimate nature than that of the Louvre which was just too massive and over-crowded for me. This is a must-see if you're visiting Paris - whether you're an art lover or not!
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