Musée Orsay (Paris)

Indulge your senses in the artistic haven of Musée d’Orsay (Paris), housed in a former railway station. This Parisian gem boasts an unparalleled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces, making it a must-visit for art enthusiasts seeking an immersive journey through time.

What to know before visiting

1. Masterpieces on Display: Immerse yourself in the world of Van Gogh, Monet, and Degas. Plan your visit to encounter iconic works like “Starry Night Over the Rhône” and “Luncheon on the Grass.”

2. Optimize Your Timing: Beat the crowds by visiting during weekdays or later in the day. Explore the museum’s vast collection, including sculptures, photography, and decorative arts, at your own pace.

3. Skip-the-Line Tickets: Enhance your experience by securing skip-the-line tickets in advance. Save time and ensure seamless entry to delve into the unparalleled beauty of Musée d’Orsay without delay.

Time & Opening hours

Typically, Musée d’Orsay is open from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM daily, except on Mondays. Late-night openings until 9:45 PM occur on Thursdays. However, these hours may vary on holidays or due to special events, so it’s crucial to verify the current schedule before planning your visit. First sunday of every month, free entry for all ! Check out all the info from the Musee d’Orsay website, which is pretty well put together.

Colleen & Antoine’s Experience of Musée orsay

Musée d’Orsay is a masterpiece! A must for art enthusiasts. The exquisite collection tells stories that linger in the heart. A gem in France!
Colleen
Musée d’Orsay is a cultural delight! Marvel at art, immerse in architectural charm, and relish the ambiance. I love looking at the building from the Seine river at dawn, beautiful pictures to be taken.
Antoine

Tickets & tours for Musée orsay

Musée d’Orsay Skip-the-Line

Impressionists Guided Tour & admire the architecture of the Beaux-Arts former train station.

Adults : Starting $70

Semi-private Guided tour

Tour guide provides commentary and makes sure you don’t miss anything .Small group of just six people or fewer.

Adults : Starting $125

Exclusive Guided Tour

Reserved Entry & Skip-the-line Included

Adults : From $125

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