Established in 1750, Musee du Luxembourg is a museum located at 19 rue de Vaugirard in Paris. It was initially an art center located in Luxembourg Palace before becoming the first museum of contemporary art in 1818. It hosts two events a year whose themes are European renaissance, the relation between power and art, and the role of Paris as the capital of art.
Every year, prestigious exhibitions are held here where the main objects in display include Matisse, Botticelli, Cranach, Gauguin and Chagall among other objects.
When visiting, it is advisable to buy tickets in advance as there is no expiry date. On the same note, you can take advantage of reductions in prices for thirty tickets or more. You can order a minimum of 20 tickets only.
The museum is open daily from 10.00 am to 7.30 pm, and remains open for extended hours on Mondays and Fridays up to 10.00 pm. Last entrance is 30 minutes before closing time. It remains closed on May 1st.