Delving into the heart of surrealism

Espace Dali - Paris

  • Type : Guided tour
  • Duration : 1h30

A stone's throw from Tertre square in Montmartre, Cultival invites you on a journey into Dali's imaginative meanderings. The Espace Dali, the only collection of its kind in France dedicated to the master of surrealism, is home to over 300 sculptures, pictures and lithographies, each one more surprising than the last (some of which are absolutely spectacular!), which have made Salvador Dali one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

Your guide will present the key moments in the life of this Catalan master to help you understand his fantastical world. You will see how the over-protective nature of his parents, who had lost their first child named Salvador, led him to develop such a "special" character. And so, aged 16, Salvador Dali said: "Perhaps I shall be scorned and misunderstood, but I(...)

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Min. billing : 1 per person - Max per group : 25 per person
Adult : €14.50 per person
Child (-16years) : €9.90 per person

Private tour : From €290 / / group onwards
Private guide for a VIP tour

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For preferential rates related to age, proof of identity will be required. Access may be refused in case of non compliance with the age limits.

Description Guided tour Espace Dali

A stone's throw from Tertre square in Montmartre, Cultival invites you on a journey into Dali's imaginative meanderings. The Espace Dali, the only collection of its kind in France dedicated to the master of surrealism, is home to over 300 sculptures, pictures and lithographies, each one more surprising than the last (some of which are absolutely spectacular!), which have made Salvador Dali one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

Your guide will present the key moments in the life of this Catalan master to help you understand his fantastical world. You will see how the over-protective nature of his parents, who had lost their first child named Salvador, led him to develop such a "special" character. And so, aged 16, Salvador Dali said: "Perhaps I shall be scorned and misunderstood, but I will be a genius, one of the greats, I am sure of that".
You will also learn about how he encouraged students at the Madrid Fine Art school to rebel.
Key parts of his biography will help you appreciate his excessive temperament, his overflowing imagination and his surrealist vision.

Your guide will talk you through his key works, inspired by his most famous paintings, such as the famous Melting Watches, the Hallucinogenic Toreador, Alice in Wonderland as well as the Space Elephant. You will also discover the famous Mae West Lips Sofa, inspired by the glamorous 1920s actress.
Finally, your visit will come to an end at the Dali Gallery, presenting a selection of sculptures, pictures and lithographies by the artist.

As Salvador Dali once said "wherever there is Dali I'll never be bored"!

Informations Espace Dali

  • Address

    Espace Dali

    11 Rue Poulbot

    75018 Paris

  • Access

    Metro: Ligne 2 Anvers / Ligne 12 Abbesses

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