Château d’Ecouen – National Museum of the Renaissance – reopens to visitors

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 17 May 2021 at 18h40 · Updated on 5 July 2021 at 18h43
Calling all history fans! Château d’Ecouen – National Museum of the Renaissance – reopens from May 19, 2021. Make the most of the summer to discover this lovely museum and its works, mostly coming from the Musée de Cluny.

There are more and more places reopening following the Covid lockdown… The Château d’Ecouen – National Museum of the Renaissance – set in Ecouen, Val d’Oise, is reopening from May 19, 2021. Good news for all Renaissance art lovers, and the occasion to enjoy a nice walk as warmer days are coming.

Yet, as for health guidelines to comply with, facemask-wearing is compulsory, so are social distancing rules. Hand-sanitizer is provided to visitors. Note a gauge has also been instated to avoid mixing too many visitors and booking is highly recommended.

Built in the 16th century for Anne de Montmorency, Château d’Ecouen now houses the National Museum of the Renaissance which works mostly come from the Musée de Cluny set in Paris 5th arrondissement. Among masterpieces, the splendid tapestry by David and Bethsabée, and even one of the very first copies of the famous “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci, ordered from 1506 in Milan to Marco d’Oggiono.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
Starts 19 May 2021

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    Location

    Rue Jean Bullant
    95440 Ecouen

    Access
    Transilien Ligne H gare d'Ecouen-Ezanville

    Prices
    Tarif réduit: €3.5
    Plein tarif: €5

    Official website
    musee-renaissance.fr

    More informations
    Ouvert tous les jours sauf le mardi de 9h30 à 12h45 et de 14h00 à 17h15.

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