Address: 1 rue de la Légion d'honneur 75007 Paris.
Travel time: 5 minutes walk from the hotel.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9:30 am to 6 pm.
Closed Mondays, May 1 and December 25.
Price: € 16 for online sales and € 14 for on-site sales.
On discovering it, the painter Édouard Detaille would have exclaimed: "The station is superb and has the air of a palace of fine arts". This visionary would have been surprised to discover its transformation into a museum in 1986. Since then, the museum has housed an impressive collection of 19th century works of art and ranks 8th among the most visited museums in the world.
A major restoration campaign in 2012 made it possible to enrich the number of works of art presented, and to redevelop several rooms as well as the top floor under the glass roof in order to create a new, even brighter space for the largest collection in the area. world of impressionist works.
This museum, a must-see for monuments to visit during a stay in Paris, also has a restaurant located on the 1st floor which is definitely worth a visit, if only to admire the chandeliers and painted ceilings. If you climb to the top floor, pass behind the impressive clock, and admire the magnificent panoramic view of Paris that awaits you.
To facilitate your visits, the hotel Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain sells skip-the-line tickets.