Going on vacation to Paris? Want to visit the Picasso Museum? Our guide to the Picasso Museum tells you what to see, when to go and how to get good deals on tickets.
Getting to the Picasso Museum in Paris is easy. If you’re using the Paris metro system, just get off at either Saint Paul Station or Chemin Vert Station. The Picasso Museum is within walking distance of both these stations, and the directions are signposted as soon as you get out of the station. If you’re taking a cab or riding a bus then the address of the Picasso Museum is 5 Rue de Thorigny. Buses that stop very close to the Picasso Museum are 29, 96, 69 and 75.
Picasso Museum Paris
The building in which the Picasso museum is located is a large 17th century French style mansion set in quiet surroundings with closely cut green lawns at the front. Even people who aren’t particularly interested in art will enjoy the atmosphere created by the museum building which reminds you of how Paris would have been two hundred years ago.
Picasso Museum Paris Artwork
The Picasso museum in Paris is of course devoted primarily to the works of Pablo Picasso. However, in addition, there’s also an interesting selection of Picasso’s own personal art collection by other artists. This includes works by such figures as Cezane, Matisse and Degas.
The Picasso Museum Paris brings together the largest single collection of Picasso’s artworks spanning his entire career. There are over 3500 separate pieces of Picasso’s art at the museum including paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramic works and engravings. All of Picasso’s major stages and themes are represented at the museum including cubism, surrealism, sacrifice and war.
Picasso Museum Paris Opening Times
Opening times at the Picasso Museum Paris change throughout the year. From October 1st through to the 31st March opening times are from 9.30am to 5.30pm. In the summer, from April 1st to the 30th September the Picasso museum stays open an extra half hour to accommodate the higher numbers of tourists. The Picasso Museum in Paris is closed every Tuesday, as well as Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Picasso Museum Paris Tickets
The cost of an ordinary ticket to the Picasso Museum in Paris will cost you €7.70 . If you’re under the age of 26 you qualify for a reduced price ticket which costs €5.70 . Under 18’s get in free like at most other museums in Paris, although you may be asked to produce ID. Entrance to the Picasso Museum in Paris is free on the first Sunday of every month. If you intend on visiting other attractions in the city, such as the Paris Modern Art Museum, then you should consider buying the Paris Museum Pass that can be used at more than 70 participating attractions across the city.