Montmartre Museum - Renoir Gardens

  • Museum
  • Fine Arts
  • Arts and culture

In amongst a cluster of 17th and 18th century buildings, a house stands over the vines and opens out onto a wide view over the Seine valley.

Built on the site of Renoir's old studio, the museum introduces visitors to Montmartre during its heyday.

Paintings, posters and sheets of music illustrate the artistic energy that filled the local cabarets. Three gardens directly inspired by Renoir's works surround the museum.

The Renoir Gardens also offer breathtaking views over the Clos Montmartre vineyard and the northern cityscape of Paris beyond.

They were reconstructed in memory of Auguste Renoir, the impressionist painter who lived here between 1876 and 1877. Here he painted several masterpieces including Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette and The Swing.

Opening and closing times

All year round, daily between 10 am and 6 pm. April to September: 10am to 7pm.

25th December and 1st January : 11:30 am to 6 pm.

Night time every thursday in July and August until 10 pm.

Café Renoir : wednesday to sunday 12:15 pm to 5:00 pm from October to April and 7 days a week 12:15 pm to 6 pm from 1st May.

Rates

Adult: from 7.50 €.

Free entry for children < 10 years, press.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

Price applied : Children €3.50 (ages 6–18).
Guided tour: Adults €13.50, Children €5.50 (ages 10–17).

Adult: 9.50 to 12 €
Teenager (10-17 years): 6 €
Student: 9 to 8.50 € (18-25 years and visitors with disabilities).

Free entry for children < 10 years, press.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

Free entry: tourism professionals, ICOM cardholders (upon presentation).

Guided tour with a museum lecturer : €18.

Reception

Types of customers

  • Special rate for disabled people
  • Special rate for jobseekers
  • Students

Groups

  • Minimum number of people : 15

Animals

  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • Business area:
  • Meeting room and three private rooms. The private rooms are museum spaces. Only two rooms are suitable for meals (seated or standing); the others are available for presentations only (self-guided or guided tours).
  • The three Renoir gardens are also available for private hire and can receive a greater number of guests (150 to 200 people).
  • Available for private hire: daily 8am – 10am (breakfast reception), 6:30pm – 8:30pm (aperitifs) or 6:30pm – 11:30pm (drinks reception or dinner).

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request

Average length of visit

  • 90 minutes (individual)

Services and facilities

Services

  • Pets welcome

Languages

Spoken languages

  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Absence of slope > 5%
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Doors >=77 cm wide
  • Site, building partially accessible
  • Internal doors with easy openings
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm

Access for people with disabilities.

Access

Metro Lamarck-Caulaincourt, Abbesses stations (line 12)

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