The 8th arrondissement of Paris is home to one of the most notable and opulent public Museums in France. The Jacquemart-Andre Museum showcases the extensive and valuable art collections of husband and wife, Nelie Jacquemart and Edouard Andre. The museum has been open to the public for more than nine decades. The grand setting and breath-taking pieces of art present more than enough reason to pay a visit to the museum.
Wealthy art enthusiast Edouard Andre spent quite a bit of his fortune on amassing an impressive art collection. He married a portrait painter by the name of Nelie Jacquemart and the couple shared the same insatiable appetite for acquiring priceless pieces of art. The couple frequently travelled to Italy in order to buy valuable pieces of art. After the death of Edouard Andre in 1894, Nelie Jacquemart completed their collection with some Oriental works of art and then, on her death, donated the mansion, their private residence, the museum and the art therein to the Institut de France. In doing so, they have given a great gift to the public and forever immortalizing their names and passion for the arts. The Jacquemart-Andre Museum displays the sum of their individual collections consisted of paintings, sculptures and antique furnishings.
During a trip to the Museum you will want to cover the five main parts. The informal apartments, the state apartments, the private apartments, the winter garden as well as the Italian museum form the 5 main parts of the Jacquemart-Andre Museum. Needless to say, visitors should not expect to quickly pop in and out of this museum. Make sure that you allocate an adequate amount of time in your itinerary to this excursion in order to truly absorb all the fine pieces of art and architecture on this site.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Jacquemart-Andre MuseumFee: Yes
- Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
158 boulevard Haussmann
Phone: +33 1 45 62 11 59
Richard C. Jul-19-2019
Okay... The Louvre is a must when in Paris and so is the d'Orsay. But this smaller less well know Museum formerly a private French aristocratic's home is a... Read More
Theresa T. Jan-01-2019
Beautiful museum! I came here to see the Caravaggio exhibit and didn't know I'd be able to see much more than that! My husband, sister and I came on a... Read More
Sar P. Nov-30-2018
its a small privatemuseum and i visited the Carravagio exhibition but its overpriced and not worth it because you can visit the Louvre and see better period... Read More
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|Metro / RER Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|M9, M13||Miromesnil||7 minutes|
How to get to Jacquemart-Andre Museum by Metro / RER
By Metro: From Metro Line 9 or 13 exit at Miromesnil Station via the Avenlue Delcasse or Avenue Percier exit and proceed due north along Avenue Percier then left (west) on Blvd. Haussmann to the museum entrance which is on the right.
From Metro Line 2 exit at Monceau Station and walk straight south along Avenue Ferdousi through Monceau Park until you get to a junction with 6 streets. Go to your right up Rue de Monceau (the second street to your right) then left on Rue de Courcelles and left again on Blvd. Haussmann to the museum entrance which is on your left.
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