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Visit the Musée d'Orsay with the Paris City Pass!

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Highlights

  • Free and priority entry to the city's most popular attractions, museums and guided tours with the Paris City Pass - one ticket, everything included!
  • The entrance ticket to the Musée d'Orsay is included in your City Pass
  • No advance booking required for this attraction - your City Pass is your ticket  
  • Railroad station building from 1900
  • 16,000 m2 with more than 16,000 exhibits
  • Some of the art on display dates from the period between 1848 and 1914
  • Various art movements are presented, including art by Monet and Van Gogh 

The Musée d'Orsay: a treasure house of art in Paris

What awaits you on site

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The Musée d'Orsay, located on the left bank of the Seine in the heart of Paris, is one of the most important art museums in the world. It is located in a former train station, the Gare d'Orsay, which was built especially for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. The impressive Beaux-Arts style building was converted into a museum in 1977 and officially opened in 1986.The Musée d'Orsay houses an outstanding collection of artworks dating from 1848 to 1914, with a particular focus on Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. Visitors can admire masterpieces by artists such as Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.In addition to paintings, the collection also includes sculptures, photographs, arts and crafts and furniture from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Particularly noteworthy is the famous clockwork in the main hall of the museum, which is reminiscent of the time when the building was still a train station.

The Musée d'Orsay is not only a place of art, but also an architectural jewel. The tasteful transformation of the former train station into a modern museum preserves the historical structure and combines it harmoniously with the works of art on display. It is a must-see for any art lover and a central part of the cultural landscape of Paris. 

Where to go?

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Address:
1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur 75007 Paris 

+33/ (0)140-494-814 

Good to know

  • Opening hours
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday to Sunday: 09.30 am - 06.00 pm
    Thursday: 09.30 am - 09.45 pm
    Mondays: closed  
  • Close to the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, top sights in Paris such as the Louvre, the Musée Picasso and the Musée Rodin are also within easy reach. 

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