The Gustave Moreau Museum is located less than 15 minutes on foot from 9 Hotel Opéra (Saint-Georges metro station)
The Museum Gustave Moreau is a national museum, located in the former workroom/ apartment of this Symbolist painter. It was donated to the French state in 1897 for the purpose of preserving and exhibiting his works. The museum accommodates approximately 20 000 works. The most important part of his collection is exhibited here– nearly 850 paintings on cardstock, 350 aquarelles, 15 wax sculptures, and as well there are several works of other artists. The apartments of the artist and his reception have been fully restored to its original state.
14, rue de la Rochefoucauld 75009 Paris. Tel. 01 48 74 38 50