Musée de l’Orangerie

We visited the Musée de l’Orangerie on the recommendation of a relative, and I went not knowing what to expect. What a hidden gem!

Circular galleries in the Musée de l'Orangerie Circular galleries in the Musée de l'Orangerie

It is tucked into a corner of the Tuileries Gardens, not far from the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde. It displays Monet’s waterlilies in light, airy, circular galleries that were designed specifically for the large canvases. You are immersed in them.

Watch the highlights video.