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About Musee D Orsay, Paris

An absolute must-see for art-novices and connoisseurs alike, Musee D’Orsay deserves all the attention it receives. The museum boasts of an impressive collection of Impressionist art. Artistes like Jean-Francois Millet, Gustave Courbet, Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Auguste Rodin & his muse, Camille Claudel are represented at the museum. Some of the most jaw dropping works of art of 19th century are exhibited at the D’Orsay.

The museum used to be a railway station till 1960s until it was completely abandoned and eventually restored as one of the most celebrated museums in the world. Visitors get an insight on the birth of modern painting and sculpture, design and photography. Don’t miss Manet’s On the Beach and Van Gogh’s pompous self portraits! Musee D Orsay Paris tourist attraction added in 1 Day Paris trip Itinerary.

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The spectacular Musee D’Orsay is a museum which holds a very impressive array of works by Impressionist artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Jean-Francois Millet and the likes. The tickets for Musee D’Orsay are very reasonably priced and can be bought on the spot. But, being a popular attraction it is better to buy tickets for Musee D’Orsay online. Our ticketing portal gives information about Musee D’Orsay ticket prices as well as providing combo offers for Musee D’Orsay tickets along with tour options of the same.

Musee D Orsay Information

  • You can team your visit to this museum with a tour of the nearby National Museum of Legion of Honour  & Orders of Chivalry.
  • To avoid extremely long and tedious lines for tickets, it’s advisable to pre-purchase your tickets. Or opt for a museum pass.
  • Holders of Paris City Passport are allowed free entry to the museum.

Musee D Orsay Tickets Prices

Concession Tickets (8.50€): 

  • For 18-25 year olds who are not citizens or long-term residents of an EU member state.
  • For everyone from 4: 30 pm (except Thursdays).
  • For everyone on Thursday evenings, from 6:00 pm.

Entry is Free:

  • For everyone on first Sunday of the month.
  • Under 18 years.
  • 18-25 year olds who are citizens or long-term residents of an EU member state.
  • Disabled visitors with one extra person.
  • Unemployed visitors.
  • Holders of a Paris Museum pass
  • Carte blanche cardholders.
  • Members of the Societe des Amis du Musée d'Orsay or of American Friends of the Musee d'Orsay.

How To Get To Musee D Orsay by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus Stop: Musee D’Orsay (RER C)
  • Asemblee Nationale (M12)
  • Solferino (M12)
  • Nearest Metro: Solferino and Rue De Bac

Restaurants Near Musee D Orsay

There are two cafes and one restaurant in the museum.

  • Tabac D’Orsay
  • Les Climats
  • Le Royal Orsay

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Address: 5 Quai Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France

Phone: +33-140494814

Ticket Price: 11 EUR

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Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Private Tour: Skip the Line at Louvre Museum and Musée d'Orsay
View Deal Private Tour: Skip the Line at Louvre Museum and M... 11 Reviews | Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes From USD 135.83/person

Enjoy skip-the-line access and learn the stories behind some of the world’s most famous works of art on this private tour of the Louvre Museum and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. With your informative English-speaking guide, visit the Louvre and admire the 'Mona Lisa,' 'The Raft of the Medusa,' 'Venus de Milo' and other masterpieces. Enjoy some free time before meeting your guide again at the Musée d’Orsay, home to 4,000 artworks from the second half of the 19th century by artists including Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir and Rodin.

This private tour limited to four people ensures more personalized attention from your guide.

Private Tour: Skip-the-Line Musée d'Orsay & Montmartre Impressionist Walking Tour
View Deal Private Tour: Skip-the-Line Musée d'Orsay & Montm... 11 Reviews | Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes From USD 209.94/person

Follow in the footsteps of the Impressionists on this private tour of Montmartre and the Musée d’Orsay. See the places that inspired Impressionist painters such as Van Gogh and Monet as you wander Paris' charming bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre, stopping at Moulin Rouge, Le Clos vineyard and Basilique du Sacré Coeur for sweeping city views. Then enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Musée d'Orsay for a guided tour of the museum’s fantastic collection of 19th-century art.

Skip-the-Line: Louvre Museum & Musée d’Orsay Semi-Private Guided Tour
View Deal Skip-the-Line: Louvre Museum & Musée d’Orsay Se... 132 Reviews | Duration: 5.5 hours From USD 173.96/person

Spend no time queuing so you have more time to admire some of history's most famous artworks on this small-group tour of the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay in Paris. Enjoy skip-the-line entry and guided tours of these two incredible museums to learn about their masterpieces. View the ‘Mona Lisa’ and 'Venus de Milo’ at the Louvre and thousands of 19th-century pieces by Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Rodin and more at the Musée d’Orsay. Your expert guide will take you on a journey through the history of art, from the antiquities of ancient Greece to the groundbreaking art of French Impressionists and post-Impressionists.
Numbers are limited to 5 on this small-group museum tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Montmartre Impressionist Art Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Musee d’Orsay Ticket
View Deal Montmartre Impressionist Art Walking Tour Includin... 238 Reviews | Duration: 1.5 hours From USD 47.58/person

Learn all there is to know about Impressionist art in Paris on this art-lovers tour of Montmartre. After a 1.5-hour walking tour of the bohemian neighborhood to see the landmarks that inspired legendary artists like Van Gogh and Monet, head to Musée d’Orsay to view Paris’ largest collection of modern art at leisure. Use your skip-the-line entrance ticket straight after your walking tour or on another day – the choice is yours!

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  • My favourite museum in Paris. Amazing collection of art. The place itself is gorgeous. The way the old train station was transformed into a beautiful art icon is a work of art in itself. The place wasn't busy on Saturday morning. We got there at 10am. In fact we didn't purchase tickets in advance and we went in directly. Highly recommend Musèe d'Orsay.

  • It has been said before but I will say it again. It is my favorite Art Museum in Paris. It is more manageable than the Louvre due to its size and the way things are laid out. I love the amount of natural light coming through the old railway station roof. The collections are beautiful and done well. It is just one of the best in the world but can be too much if you are doing a lot of art museums in one day.

  • How to visit: Take the escalator (on the far side from the entrance) up to the 5th floor and walk slowly through the Impressionist area. When you get to the end take the escalator to the second floor and walk through the rest of the paintings and sculptures. if you have a real love of Arts and Crafts period of to see home furnishings visit floors 3 and 4 afterwords. The joy of this museum is that it is smaller and more approachable than the Louvre with pieces from a more modern era. It's still a world class collection but you will not find yourself lost inside, nor overwhelmed.

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  • Just great. Not as large or magnificent as the Louvre, but it's a lot more manageable. The building itself--a refurbished station--is also a marvel. Get up close to Van Gogh and other impressionist, if you want. Study up on the museum before going to make it worthwhile. Take your time while there.

  • Best museum for my liking in Paris. The art is amazing, the layout of the museum is clean. Not too crowded. Some of the paintings are stunningly realistic. Wish the information was printed in English as well but it's France and they have it in French and you can get audio guides if needed.

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