Nissim de Camondo museum tour
Visit one of the most somptuous private homes from the early twentieth century in Paris with our expert tour guide and see the incredible collection of furniture and "decorative art" objects collected by banker Moise de Camondo in his private mansion near parc Monceau.
This elegant house museum is really worth a visit, in the 8th district of Paris.
The house's furnishings include needlepoint chairs and work by artisans of the Garde Meuble Royal (Royal Furniture Repository) such as Jean-François Oeben, Jean Henri Riesener, and Georges Jacob. Floors are furnished with Savonnerie carpets woven in 1678 for the Grande Galerie in the Louvre, and walls accented with tapestries (many Beauvais or Aubusson), and paintings including portraits by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, landscapes by Guardi and Hubert Robert and hunting scenes by Jean-Baptiste Oudry. Table setting are of particular interest, especially the Orloff silver dinner service commissioned by Catherine II of Russia from silversmith Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers in 1770, and the Buffon porcelain services made at Sèvres in the 1780s with a bird theme. Other notable objects include a bust by Jean-Antoine Houdon, bas-reliefs, Chinese vases, and crystal chandeliers.Our tours are conducted in English but can be also conducted in Spanish,
Portuguese or in another language on request, please contact us to ask
for our availability.
Maximum group size : 6 adults (for bigger groups, a reservation fee applies)
Price (skip the line tickets extra/not included to be paid on the day of the tour):
- 295 euros for a walking tour duration of 2 hours