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The Genius of Picasso at the Musée Picasso, Paris

Located in the historic Marais district of Paris, the Musée Picasso is a treasure trove dedicated to the life and work of one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso. Housed in the stunning Hôtel Salé, a 17th-century Baroque mansion, the museum boasts an extensive collection of Picasso’s paintings, sculptures, drawings, and ceramics, offering visitors a unique opportunity to explore the creative journey of this iconic artist.

The exterior of the Musée Picasso in Paris
The exterior of the Musée Picasso in Paris

The Collection: With over 5,000 works of art and tens of thousands of archived pieces, the Musée Picasso boasts one of the most comprehensive collections of Picasso’s work worldwide. The museum takes you on a chronological journey through the artist’s career, presenting his diverse artistic styles and subjects – from the melancholic Blue Period to the innovative Cubism and beyond.

In addition to the artworks, the museum also showcases personal items such as photographs, sketchbooks, and letters that offer fascinating insights into Picasso’s life, creative process, and relationships.

A visit to the Musée Picasso is a must for any art lover exploring Paris. This exceptional museum provides an intimate glimpse into the life and work of an artistic genius whose impact on modern art is unparalleled. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Pablo Picasso and be inspired by his creative spirit and remarkable legacy.

Visitor Information for the Musée Picasso

Visitor Information: The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday, 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM, and on weekends from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. It is closed on Mondays, as well as on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th. Tickets can be purchased online or at the museum’s ticket office.

Location: Hôtel Salé, 5, rue de Thorigny , 75003 Paris 

Getting to The Musée Picasso:

Saint-Paul (Line 1), Chemin-Vert (Line 8)
 29, 69, 76, 93

Visit the Musée Picasso website for further information.

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