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Side Trips from Paris Sights

Musée Maurice Denis (Priory Museum)

  • 2 bis, rue Maurice-Denis Map It
  • St-Germain-en-Laye

Fodor's Review

This appealing museum in a historic priory is devoted to the work of artist Maurice Denis (1870–1943), his fellow Symbolists, and the Nabis—painters opposed to the naturalism of their 19th-century Impressionist contemporaries. Denis found the calm of the former Jesuit building, set above tiered gardens with statues and rosebushes, ideally suited to his spiritual themes, which he expressed in stained glass, ceramics, and frescoes as well as oils.

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2 bis, rue Maurice-Denis, St-Germain-en-Laye, 78100, France

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Sight Details:

  • €4.50
  • Tues.–Fri. 10–12:30 and 2–5:30, weekends and school holidays 10–12:30 and 2–6:30


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