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.
Where to Stay in Paris
There’s a massive choice, and prices are generally reasonable considering this is a capital city. We’d advise picking somewhere within easy walking distance of a metro so that you can easily get around all the sights in this itinerary.
Our favourite way to find the best deals on accommodation is to book directly on the hotel website. usually have the best rate available thanks to our collaborators that feeds us with Exclusive and live Promo and deals.
- Le Lapin Blanc, a Hotel just a 5-minute walk from Cluny-La Sorbonne Metro station. he best rate available online. You can modify or cancel your booking without fee until 2 days at noon before your arrival. Get a discount of 10% using promocode WEBACK2019 .
- Des Duc Hotels, a few steps from Chatelet, the Louvre and Notre Dame. Get a discount of 10% using code WEBACK.
- Concortel paris hotel, Reserve directly on website and get 15% reduction compared to other tariffs available online. free breakfast during week-end stays reserved via Hotel Website.
- Hotel Saint honore, Just a short walk from the Champs Elysées and the Madeleine, the hotel Saint Honore is ideally situated for direct access to the Paris airports (CDG, Orly) and the 4 main train stations. BEST RATE GUARANTEE Get 25% off for your 3 nights stay !