The Orsay Museum is known for exhibiting the biggest collection of Impressionist and Post-impressionist paintings worldwide. This museum is located on the left shore of the Seine, arranged inside a station built in 1898 by Victor Laloux for that year's World Fair. This place, charming as a sophisticated palace, opened its doors in 1986 to every artistic creation of the occidental world which was made from 1848 to 1914 (works created earlier are in the Louvre). Its collection covers the widest array of expressions, from painting (with over 5000 works) to architecture, going as well through sculpture, decorative arts and photography. Amid the the paintings shown in the renovated and modernized galleries we find hundreds of masterwoks. Renoir's 'Le Moulin de la Galette' ('Galette's Windmill') next to the Cathedral series from Cezanne, Monet's 'Le bassin aux nymphéas' ('Water Lily Pond'), Courbet's 'L'origine du monde' (The Origin of the World'), Van Gogh's 'Nuit étoilée' ('Starry Night'), and Manet's "Olympia". These works are to be paired with those of the Louvre and the Pompidou Centre (France's 'National Museum of Modern Art'). Furthermore, the museum proposes periods of temporary expositions of collected works, concerts, film festivals and conferences on shared topics. Recent works in the museum grant nowadays five stages completely devoted to decorative arts, as well as, coffee tasting along with a superb view of Paris. Pariscityvision.com invites you to visit the museum while taking the Lunch cruise and Orsay Museum tour.
Visit the Musée d’Orsay at your own pace. The audio guide will tell you the history of the main works in the museum. Discover the masterpieces of painters like Degas, Renoir and Monet, as well as numerous sculptures.
See the Musée d'Orsay at your own leisure, and browse the world's largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist works. Audio guide rentals available on site.
With these audio guided tours of Giverny and the Musée d’Orsay, you can take a deep dive into the world of impressionist paintings and learn about the life of Claude Monet.
The Pass ticket formula gives you two consecutive days of access to all partner museums and monuments. Ideal to visit Paris at your own convenience!
A two-in-one pass to discover Paris unlimited! With Paris L'OpenTour (valid for one day), explore the city in an open-top tour bus at your own pace. Use the Paris Museum Pass ticket (valid for 2 days) to visit the main museums and monuments of Paris with priority access.