Visit the Museum of Romantic Life with Cadet Residence!

Visit the Museum of Romantic Life with Cadet Residence!

April 23rd, 2019

Wall of “I love you”, Pont des Arts, Butte Montmartre … The symbols related to love are numerous in the city of Paris! Among them, there is also the museum of the romantic life, art museum of the city of Paris. Located about ten minutes from the residence Cadet, metro Saint-Georges, discover the romantic Paris of the nineteenth century …

The museum of romantic life

Permanent collections

This institution is none other than the former home of the painter Ary Scheffer built in 1830. It is more specifically a mansion in the neighborhood of New Athens. This place has for mission to reproduce the historical frame evoking the romantic period of the 19th century.

The ground floor is dedicated to Georges Sand, aka Aurore Dupin.
Inescapable figure of romanticism, she created an incredible novelistic work, composed of theater, numerous letters, and many literary works. She is also known for her commitment to defend women, passion, independence and the Republic.

The floor is devoted to the Dutch painter. Ary Scheffer is one of the most representative artists of Romanticism, and one of the best portraitists of his time. His works are presented next to other remarkable pieces made by his contemporaries. Sculptures, Paintings, Works of Art, Portraits, Furniture, etc.

Temporary exhibitions

From May 22nd to September 15th, the Museum of the Romantic Life and the Petit Palais present you the exhibition “Paris romantique 1815 – 1848, Les salons littéraires”. Kezako?

At the beginning of the 19th century, artists met in salons to talk about literature, music or the fine arts. Among them, we have some great names in literature such as Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo, Eugene Delacroix, Alfred de Musset, Theophile Gautier, Baudelaire, Chopin …

You will be able to discover the literary salons of the time through a real cultural panorama of the capital! You will find more than a hundred works including paintings, manuscripts, drawings, sculptures, costumes, etc …

The Rose Bakery Tea Room

On the occasion of your visit at 16 Rue Chaptal, do not forget to visit the garden! You will also have the pleasure of discovering the tea time of Rose Bakery!

Forged iron chairs, shaded terrace, old trees, birds singing … Difficult to remain insensitive to the charm of the places that are managed by the team of Rose Bakery. What’s on the map of this intimate property? Added to the delicious teas of irresistible pastries, as well as quiches and salads.

This haven of peace far from the Parisian jungle is ideal to end up with its half. Bracket out of time, you will find the pleasure of reading, or to observe the birds that liven up the greenhouse and the garden.

The Cadet Residence

If you dream of a cozy nest as spacious as comfortable, the benefits of the Cadet Residence should largely satisfy you. This family-run Paris 9 apartment hotel offers carefully designed and decorated studios and apartments.

If 4 people can stay in a studio, the apartments can accommodate up to 6 travelers in excellent conditions. After putting your suitcases at our address, you will feel at home!

You will find various appliances, including hotplates, for those who like to cook small dishes. It is also possible to reserve equipment such as portable changing tables and bottle warmers.

Do not hesitate to contact our team for more information. We will be happy to answer you !

Practical Information:

Where ?

Museum of Romantic Life
Hotel Scheffer-Renan
16 Chaptal Street
75009 Paris
+33 (0) 1 55 31 95 67

Subway stops:
Saint-Georges on line 12, Pigalle on lines 2 or 12, or Blanche on line 2


Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10h to 18h.
Closed on Mondays and some holidays.

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