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Musee d'Orsay

1, Rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 40 49 48 14
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This beautiful museum, once a railroad station, now houses a staggering collection of Impressionist art, as well as other items created between 1848 and 1914. In 2011, the museum is running a renovation of the top floor (impressionist gallery). Only ground and medium floor are accessible. The top floor will re-open on the 20th of October. Meanwhile, some impressionist masterpieces are not visible.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1, Rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
+33 1 40 49 48 14
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Reviewed yesterday

Why have I never been to this museum on previous trips to Paris? This place is just amazing and the range of exhibitions is wonderful. I loved seeing the portraits of Cezanne and the special Impressionists exhibition. The overall atmosphere in the museum is fabulous...More

Thank Fiona F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved this museum, it's set in an old train station with interesting architecture as a back drop to the exhibited works. There are so many wonderful impressionists paintings, sculptures, furniture etc that are exhibited in a beautiful setting, with views of the Seine in...More

Thank nicolecoogee
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cezanne exhibition fantastic Go early otherwise you will queue forever Good tip go to the 5 th floor 1st and work your way down

Thank robinsobel
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All the original classics under one roof Monet, Van Gogh, Degas, Gauguin. All in a beautiful setting; What's not to love?

Thank Paul-YUL
Reviewed yesterday

This museum used to be a train station , it is located just in front of the river Seine with spectacular views of Paris!! , you can admire several art collections of painting (Degas, Toulouse lautrec, Monet,Manet,sculpture, photography, etc. In the top flor there is...More

Thank Pirok974
Reviewed yesterday

We loved being able to see the impressionist altogether in one place. The remodeled train station was beautiful. We ate lunch at the restaurant and it was very good. Take a long time to visit everything.

Thank jmlion83
Reviewed yesterday

Two tips: 1. Make sure to purchase your tickets before 5pm. The ticket counter closes early even though the museum is open until 6pm. 2. I would highly recommend you start at the top floor and work your way down. My sister and I arrived...More

Thank KimPossibleMiami
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I missed seeing the Orangerie on my final day as it was closed, thankfully the Musee d'Orsay just across the Seine was open, albeit with long queues. I decided to skip the queues using Digitik (a Musee d'Orsay recommended site), though I didn't get a...More

Thank BryGL
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every time I come to visit, I see something different. This trip it was portraits of Paul Cezanne. A new slant on an artist whose works I thought I knew. Many self-portraits and portraits of his wife and uncle. My favorite was the portrait of...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed yesterday

Though we spent 3 hours only, we could have easily spent a whole day in this museum and yet not cover all of the magnificent things on display. We had a museum pass and so worked out rather cheap and we could skip the lines...More

Thank RayOn86
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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How do I buy tickets in advance?
26 June 2017|
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Response from LovetheMemories | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We had purchased a Museum Pass and once we got through security, we went right in past everyone else who were purchasing tickets. That happened at almost everyone museum we visited. The Museum Pass was worth... More
Are cameras allowed in museum. I read no backpacks but what about day packs? It's 98 tomorrow not wanting to walk around Paris with no water, etc
20 June 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, my other half had her handbag/sack and that wasn't a problem - they have security scanners.. didn't see any backpacks(although I wasn't looking).. and I certainly took quite a few pictures on the phone and there were... More
Jaime S
What are all museum rule. What does sign of hand with thumb and finger mean?
28 May 2017|
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Response from Laurie H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I do not understand the question but happy to try to help. Where did you see the symbol? And what rules, in particular?