Priory Museum (Musee Maurice Denis - Le Prieure), St-Germain-en-Laye

(4.3/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Open to the public since 1980, Priory Museum (Musee Maurice Denis - Le Prieure) is a museum dedicated to Nabi art and is named for Maurice Denis, a French symbolist Nabi painter. During your visit, you can view Denis’ work as well as that of Paul Gauguin, Paul Sérusier, Émile Bernard, and more. Set aside some time to enjoy the pieces, because this museum holds the largest collection of Nabi art in France.

You can also visit the adjacent chapel, restored and decorated by Denis from 1915 to 1928, as well as his workshop. The whole is an imposing structure that includes a wooded park in the south. Put Priory Museum (Musee Maurice Denis - Le Prieure) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our St-Germain-en-Laye trip builder.
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  • a walk, a very nice Museum to go with exhibitions, enriching conferences, unpretentious and no tail! There may be a coffee to enjoy a certain serenity effort of presentation of works
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  • Great family time. The paintings and stained glass collections are nicely staged. The staff are friendly. Children are not forgotten with a tour book that makes them focus on the works. Nice place to have a good time
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  • A team of plastic surgeons at the top for educational activities. Internships are organized during the holidays and they are varied. Want more children.
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  • A most beautiful encounter. One of my favourite artists. It's not too much to handle either (you won't get gallery/museum fatigue). Lots of Denis' art, and a small amount of some of the other Nabis. The chapel Denis renovated with his friends in honour of his late wife Marthe is very special, in particular the Stations of the Cross he painted, and the frescoes depicting those who have epitomised each of the Beatitudes.
  • Tourism. ОБЯЗАТЕЛЬНО *. Very nice
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  • The museum traces the period from Maurice Denis, so many artists, "nabis". The opportunity to indulge themselves quickly (the Museum is small) and often (€4,5 entry). And the decor of the Priory is not detrimental. To consume without moderation.
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  • based and change of scenery guaranteed!
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