The house of the painter, the star of the Barbizon school. In his Workshop , Millet created his greatest masterpieces, such as "The Angelus" or "The Gleaners" ("Les Glaneuses"). This place, which has kept most of it's outer appearance from the 19th century, holds many of the master's items, and original paintings from his contemporaries.
In the house formerly rented by the painter in Barbizon the workshop and the ground floor are dedicated for a museum about the painter’s live and the Barbizon painters movement. It is in this place Millet created most of his masterpieces and where he and his family lived until his dead. Paintings from many artists of the Barbizon movement as well as the layout of his studio behind its wide window recall the leading painters of the Barbizon school and Millet’s life and work. One room is a showroom for nowadays artists related to Barbizon inspiration their works as well as reproductions and stamps are purchased.
Full price: 5 €
Group adults: 4 €.
Free entry for children < 12 years.
Group rate available for > 6 people.
Confort and services
Spoken languages :
- Guided tours
Every day throughout the year between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.