Luxembourg Garden and Museum
Hotel near the Luxembourg Gardens and Museum
At 40 minutes by foot from the Hotel Relais Saint Charles you will find the Luxembourg Museum, the first French museum opened to the public in 1750 and equally the first contemporary art museum.
Near the Hotel Relais St Charles, the Luxembourg Museum is a cultural institution under the tutelage of the French Senate, which convenes, in the adjoining palace. The museum periodically presents thematic and original art exhibits. The Luxembourg Museum has built a reputation as one of Paris’ principal exhibition centers.
The Luxembourg Museum proposes numerous year-round temporary expositions.
The museum is located in the Luxembourg Gardens, one of the most beautiful gardens in the capital, in the heart of VIème arrondissement of Paris – Latin Quarter. This magnificent garden extends approximately 24 hectares and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
The garden landscape can be described as sharing characteristics from both traditional French and English gardens. An orangery constructed in 1830 is home to more than two hundred plants, including laurel trees, roses, orange trees, pomegranate trees and palm trees.
19 rue de Vaugirard
Telephone: 01 40 13 62 00
RER: line B, station Luxembourg (exit Jardin du Luxembourg)
Subway: line 4, station Saint Sulpice; line 10, station Mabillon
Bus: lines 58, 84, 89, station Luxembourg; lines 63, 70, 87, 86, 93, station Saint Sulpice