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Museum of the Renaissance, Ecouen

(4.4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Housed in the Château d'Écouen, Museum of the Renaissance features the artwork of the Renaissance: paintings, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more. Many of the pieces come from the collection of the Musée de Cluny. The château itself belongs to the category of Renaissance art, due to its origins. Art patron Anne de Montmorency commissioned the castle in the 16th century. An avid collector, he also invited several masters to decorate the house through frescoes and carvings, thus making a fitting home for all the Renaissance art that visitors can wander among today. Put Museum of the Renaissance on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Ecouen vacation generator.
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  • an very interesting Museum in a setting that is as much, with so little world that space belongs to the visitor who can enjoy. No doubt do I have enough time to also visit the Park of the Castle
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  • The castle of écouen is a beautiful routes of the renaissance, tapestries, weapons, porcelain besides a fantastic architecture and all at half an hour from Paris. go worth the visit
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  • You'll find David and Bathsheba, jupiter, Apollo and one of the most beautiful reproduction of the Cene.belle collection of armes.parking to proximite.promenades in the woods for all.
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  • The visit is very pleasant. The architecture and the view from the terrasse are remarkable
  • Another beautiful castle and cool museum, free for EU citizens under 26
  • Very nice Museum and Castle. I invite you to visit. Castle very well renovated and maintained. Friendly staff. Worth a look
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  • We have come to take pictures with a married couple who had a written authorization, we could not go further than the driveway paved in front of the Castle. The guardian of the entrance really wasn't cooperative or friendly.
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  • Beautiful discovery days heritage 2016. Beautiful building and collections.
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