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Musee d'Orsay

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Rue De La Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
7th Arr. - Palais-Bourbon
+33 1 40 49 48 14
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Reviewed today

The good news was the Museum entrance was free as it was the first Sunday of the month. Inside was more crowded that I had expected. We saw the special Degas exhibition that had it's own lines to deal with. The Rodin sculpture collection was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Saikat S
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Went in evening, had dinner at restaurant on top floor (a bit hard to find, tucked into a corner, reasonable pricing, friendly staff), Approachable size of collection.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alice S
Reviewed today

Everyone talks about the Louvre and how tiny the Mona Lisa is. Well, its not tiny and the Louvre is as huge as they say but it's also really really crowded. It was an experience, but nothing stacks up to how awesome our time at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CaseyChesh
Reviewed today

Just went here for the second time. It is a former train station converted into a beautiful art museum filled with many of the best impressionist paintings in the world.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dgilfor
Reviewed today

Having a free day in Paris, we ventured by foot to this wonderful museum. Since our last visit there were now a lot of different exhibits, we spent many hours just wandering about the different alcoves with the art pieces, furniture and sculptures. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sue S
Reviewed today

So mush in such a small space, Van Gogh, Detaille, sculptures, mind bogglingly awesome. Just go, don't even think about it just go. The cafe food was nice as well.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CJBurns
Reviewed today via mobile

The pearl of this museum is definitely Claude Monet and his impressionist pictures. It's definitely worth visiting. I booked an audio guide, but that's not necessary if you are there only for Monet. Although, it was interesting to listen to it where statues were exhibited....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank klaineknirps
Reviewed today

This Museum was new when I first returned to Paris after living there for 2 years during the 80's. I remember being so amazed at the great job they did on it. The use of the structure is perfection, and the exhibits are so beautifully...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shutterbug27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When I ask people what their favorite museums in Paris this one is always one of the top three. It’s much easier you’re limited on time and can be done in to do in 3 hours much easier than the Louvre museum. Many great artists...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Gorgeous building and collection! I wish my husband and I had had more time at this museum as I easily could have spent the whole day wandering the collection as well as sitting and taking in the architecture of this stunning former train station. As...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Sue T
October 5, 2019|
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Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
After purchasing online, most outlets send you the link with a barcode on your mobile phone that can be scanned as you enter. You might have an option to print tickets, but we never had to pick up an actual ticket in any... More
Sue T
October 5, 2019|
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Response from linesoflatitude | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I had a Museum Pass. If you plan on going to several museums, churches, etc., it can be a good deal and you just show your pass to get in, no ticket line. (Not always a sure thing at the Louvre, but worked fine at... More
Carol M
September 30, 2019|
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Response from MNE88 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol, Im Marie and I live in Paris. I'm going often in d'Orsay museum during the week, and usually I don't have to wait too long :) 10-15 min max. To be sure you can buy the skip line tickets :) but I'm not sure it's... More
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