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This collection of small apartment buildings in Montmartre served as the homes and studios of numerous artists, including Picasso, in the early 20th century.
Paris, France
18th Arr. - Buttes-Montmartre
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Reviewed 2 June 2019

A peek at a shop-window at Place Goudeau is all Le Bateau-Lavoir offers. Nevertheless, if you have made the effort to go all the way to Montmartre, it is worth a visit to appreciate the history of the place once you read up on it!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 8 August 2018

There is little to see in Bateau-Lavoir except for a shop-window on the lovely Place Goudeau. But, it's worth passing by remembering the incredible role the then shabby building played in early 20th century art history. At the beginning of the 20th century, Paris was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank gillespradere
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Worth a look as you walk up the hill through Place Emile-Goudeau which is a lovely small park and connecting terrace where lots of buskers often play.Here is the former studios of Pablo Picasso one of Paris most famous artists who painted in Le-Bateau Lavoir.Musee...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 May 2018

If you want to see the OUTSIDE of the building or check out the neighborhood of all the creative that lived there it is OK. There is no vie view of the inside/studios or rooms. Know your history/art history and get a feel for the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank DezygnHerOriginlaz
Reviewed 21 December 2015

well not much to see here but if you're a Picasso buff like me you go there and imagine what it must have been like in his time. Montmartre transports you back there easily.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank williamLF
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Like much of Montmartre you need a bit of imagination to appreciate the significance of this little building. 100 years ago it was the workshop of some of the greatest artists of the early 20th century. Matisse, Braque, Modigliani and most famously Picasso worked behind...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Reserve a walk with a local art fanatic. Appreciate Montmartre and then come up to a beautiful square with benches, trees and a view of Montmartre below (about mid hill). Le Bateau Lavoir was burned down and rebuilt as it was originally. The window has...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank CAnativewanderlust
Reviewed 22 January 2014

You should not visit the site as you will not like it. It sits just down the hill from SACRE COEUR KİLİSES, on the way to the Moulin Rouge. I visited Sept 2013 with my 17 yo son. Many tourists walked through the area yet...More

Date of experience: September 2013
9  Thank d s
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Now a private residence, we were not able to go in. The window in front explained the history and significance. The square (more of a circle) was neat and the ambience inspiring.

Date of experience: April 2013
3  Thank DPattersonInCH
Reviewed 14 July 2012

I am aware of the historical connection of this building to quite a number of later-famous artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but really, from the outside, it's just a big hulking structure. Walk by if you're in the area, as we...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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