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Musee Art Nouveau Collection 1900 - Maxim's

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Quirky and wonderful collection

I absolutely love this artistic period of only 15 short years and for lovers of At Nouveau this is... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2015
Elizabeth H
Melbourne, Australia
Birthday Treat

In Paris over the holidays. On my wife's birthday my family organized a private tour of the Maxim's... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Maxime D
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Apr 7, 2018
“Birthday Treat”
Jul 3, 2017
“Not Happy”
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3 rue Royale, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 30 47
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Once there are very few reviews about this attraction on a very well-known icon of Paris, and some very harsh, we’ve decided to give it a try. Well, I’ll tell you something: if you’re not a Belle Époque and Art Nouveau connoisseur, especially and most...More

8  Thank Schwartzkopf_Reiser
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Reviewed 11 November 2009

Restaurant provides normal over priced tourist fare, the area has far better places to eat at less than half the cost. As for the art nouveau collection, this was most disappointing and again very expensive. The staff were happy to talk English when we were...More

9  Thank happy_wanderer98
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

In Paris over the holidays. On my wife's birthday my family organized a private tour of the Maxim's Museum, including the restaurant and the private apartments above the restaurants. All about Art Nouveau, original paintings, drawings, furniture, lamps and stain-glass windows from Tiffany, etc... Everything...More

1  Thank Maxime D
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We also turned up at Maxims yesterday,Sunday but the restaurant was closed. Returned at 2.00 as suggested on website for tour in English. Not open. Nothing to suggest there was even an Art Nouveau museum inside. No signs on window of Maxims. Really annoying to...More

1  Thank SuzanneR1704
Reviewed 31 May 2017

What a waste of time. Open Wednesday to Sunday. 2.00pm English Speaking tour. We turned up at 1.30, had an overpriced coffee in Maxims Cafe. Asked the Maitre'd wher tour started and he said outside the restaurant Entrance at 2.00. Wandered up at 1.45, 2.00pm...More

2  Thank lawriearbon
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A tour of the dining room and private rooms of Maxim. See the wonderful 18th Century rooms and the private Art Nouveau apartment/collection of the late Pierre Cardin. The collection and the epoc are brought to life by the enthousastic guide. You will see art...More

1  Thank RattlerRich
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very extensive collection presented with much love for this art form (Art Nouveau). It starts with a tour through the restaurant. Everything is 100% original which is unique in Paris and propels you back in time. It was a pleasant surprise that the tour of...More

Thank 2farley
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Two of my sisters and a brother raved about this tour and how knowledgeable the gentleman tour guide was...We were very excited to experience this ourselves. Our tour was scheduled for 2pm and there were four of us standing out on the sidewalk at this...More

1  Thank WayfarerOneEleven
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I went there especially to see the Marlene Dietrich exposition...ok it was Christmas...but still had received a confirmation that I had to be ON TIME in the rue Royale at 2pm....oh,I was on time...and several other people...but it was closed...VOila...there I was, especially took the...More

1  Thank Philinitiations
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Entry fee is 20 euros per person, you get a guided tour (2pm in English) and you can take as many photos as you want! Before visiting this museum, I only knew Pierre Cardin from his underwear brand. Turns out he's an avid collector as...More

1  Thank Isabella R
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I absolutely love this artistic period of only 15 short years and for lovers of At Nouveau this is a must. The collection is haphazardly presented but charming. I feel like I am at someone's grandma's place. The curator is delightfully over the top. Make...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 11 September 2015

In 40 minutes I learned more about Art Nouveau, the Belle Epoque lifestyle and Maxim's restaurant than I thought possible. If you are English, show up at 2:00pm most days, and the head of the museum will take you around (on my day, there were...More

3  Thank Edward S
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This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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