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Fondation Louis Vuitton

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A new, fabulous building in the Bois de Boulogne. Truly worth the detour and visit.

I had heard of this new structure and went to visit. It's a marvelous edifice by the American... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Jean-Pierre B
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Amherst, MA
Don't make it a priority

If you have limited time in Paris, this museum need not be on your must-see list, especially given... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I had heard of this new structure and went to visit. It's a marvelous edifice by the American architect Frank Ghery very similar to the Disney Concert Hall in L.A. The self-guided visit can take over an hour, inside and out, and is a marvelous...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you have limited time in Paris, this museum need not be on your must-see list, especially given its location. That being said, the Frank Gehry-designed building itself is great for architecture buffs and I suspect the exhibits will continue to grow in quality and...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Created at the initiative of Bernard Arnault by Frank Gehry, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, located in Paris, supports French and international contemporary artistic creation and makes it accessible to as many people as possible.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

I booked my ticket online and it turned out it was a great idea to skip queues. The building is absolutely fabulous, the impact from the distance is striking. The permanent collection is rather limited, although with a good few names, whilst the exhibition was...More

4  Thank Ariel16
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Awful reservation system for tickets and worst service at the shuttle: The driver doesn’t check the e-tickets so it’s a complete mess and he doesn’t care if you have a reservation or not... he simply says that you need to wait for the next shuttle....More

3  Thank Eduardo P
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I don't know which is more stunning, the modern Frank Gehry building or the inside artwork including Murakami installations. It is quite a hike, I took a taxi there but it was worth it. The very modern piece of architechture is breathtaking, you can easily...More

2  Thank GoldnAdvice
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The building alone is enough to visit. Takashi exhibit is very well done! Lots of little gems to be found here. The grounds are beautiful. Well worth the visit and price!

1  Thank Justis V
Reviewed 19 July 2018

What a great place to visit. My only regret is that we didn't bring a picnic to enjoy at the park. Fun art and visually engaging. My only advice, please tell your husband ahead of time that it's not a visit to a handbag factory....More

1  Thank grabo
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Very Good program in Paris Nice place Very good service Have transportation for 1 Euro when you return until champs Eliseu The permanent exposition is very nice end have others Very nice , you need to go!! Buy tickets online

1  Thank leon c
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We found ourselves staying in the 16th at the St James which was a first for us. We were skeptical about the location of the hotel but found that we discovered new places to visit and LV Foundation was such a wonderful surprise! (No, it...More

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pacoghlan
15 August 2018|
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Response from MJA178 | Reviewed this property |
I walked from the Metro through the Bois De Bologne and the Park - much more romantic :)
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18 July 2018|
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Response from Affe28 | Reviewed this property |
The Shuttles are white and marked on the side with Fondation Louis Vuitton. The free shuttle buses, exclusively for visitors of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, depart from Place Charles de Gaulle, on corner of Avenue de... More
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Pedro M
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The amount of time depends on how much time you want to devote to the various exhibitions, so it is difficult to say. However, I suggest that you devote a fe3w hours for your visit, both to explore the building and to visit... More
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