Impressionist museums and collections

Normandy is the birthplace of Impressionism.

Le Havre was indeed the setting, and the inspiration, for Claude Monet's famous 1872 painting: 'Impression, soleil levant' ('Impression, sunrise').

Normandy houses two major Impressionist collections, after the Musée d’Orsay, in the André Malraux Museum of Modern Art, MuMa, Le Havre and also in the Rouen Fine Arts Museum, together with museums dedicated to impressionism: the Musée des Impressionnismes, Giverny, the Eugène Boudin Museum at Honfleur, the Caen Fine Arts Museum,…

Browse through the region’s impressionist museums and also the artists’ favourite places.

Refine by

  • Location

  • Types
  • Services
  • Labels