Celebrated French Romantic artist Eugène Delacroix spent the final years of his life in this house in Paris’ 6th arrondissement. The Musée Delacroix features works from every stage of the artist’s life, including over a thousand paintings, drawings, and writings. The museum also features works by artists inspired by his legacy.
Visitors have plenty of options for purchasing admission to the Musée Delacroix in advance. Choose a multi-day Paris Museums Pass and gain entry to more than 50 area monuments and museums including the Musée Delacroix. Those who want to see as much as possible in Paris should consider a museum pass that includes unlimited public transportation to save both time and money.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The Musée Delacroix is a must-see for art enthusiasts.
- Save time in admission lines by purchasing a Paris Museum Pass ahead of time.
- Some of the museum is wheelchair accessible.
How to Get There
The metro is by far the easiest way to get around Paris. Located in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood, the Musée Delacroix is within walking distance of the Mabillon and Saint-Germain-des-Prés metro stops. The museum is also easily accessible by bus or bike and is within walking distance from the Louvre.
When to Get There
The Musée Delacroix can be visited year-round and is closed on Tuesdays. On the first Thursday of each month, the museum is open in the evening, a good time to go to beat the crowds. Museum staff offer several free guided tours each afternoon.
The Musée Delacroix is located at the heart of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, one of Paris’ most charming neighborhoods. A favorite of artists, writers, and intellectuals, Saint-Germain-des-Prés is bursting with chic shops, bohemian cafés, art galleries, antique shops, and famed restaurants. The 6th arrondissement is also home to the Latin Quarter and the exquisite Luxembourg Gardens.