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Musee d'Orsay

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Address: 1, Rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
Phone Number:
+33 1 40 49 48 14
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Today
09:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 09:30 - 18:00
Thu 09:30 - 21:45
Fri - Sun 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

This beautiful museum, once a railroad station, now houses a staggering...

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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A marvelous building hosting a wonderful collection of art from end of 19th cen. and beginning of 20th.

A masterpiece building, used in the past as a railway station, hosts a wonderful collection of mostly paintings but also sculptures of talented impressionists painters, Nabi... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A masterpiece building, used in the past as a railway station, hosts a wonderful collection of mostly paintings but also sculptures of talented impressionists painters, Nabi artists, symbolist artists and more. they present for the moment a collection of Vuillard and a another of Bazile great works. I have also seen some works, new to me, from Van-Gogh and Picasso..... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nIce place , enjoyed the audioaids, diversity large number of pieces made my day happy, hope to go there again for more concentrated doses , I addicted this place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Order your tickets online for 'speedy boarding'. Tiqets is a handy site for this. For interesting information I would advise to hire an audio guide. Attached some details of paintings and fine pieces of art (the naked man is Job).

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is my favourite plac to visit in Paris. Not as big as the louvre but this is what makes it better as it's smaller but still with amazing art works. There are a big collection of monet and Van Gogh in here and for all the mr bean fans there is whislters mother which I throughly enjoyed! Absolute... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The sight alone of the building is awe inspiring but be careful to go during non peak times. The museum is large and there are lots of things to see, from paintings to furniture. There is free wifi and plenty of restaurants around the area, if you get tired please visit the small restaurant on the second floor. It has... More 

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Get up early and be there when museum opens. Worth a visit to admire the old station architecture and industrial heritage as well as pose for a photo in front of the clock face. We opted to view the great collection of impressionists works and Van Gochs but much more on offer for art lovers. The restaurant on the fifth... More 

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful museum that rejoices in its architecture and past as a railway station, rather than cramming too much into too many dark rooms. The beautiful and airy central atrium/sculpture hall is a work of art in itself and I like the evocative destination names atop the columns. I do love the paintings - especially the Caillebottes -... More 

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Obidos, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The wondersul sculptures on the center of the ground floor and the main impresionist painters on both sides. However you should not missed the first floor where are some pictures of less known painters but some of them fantastic including English and Spanish artists.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a Thursday when they are open late and it was FANTASTIC!!! It is a "not to miss" when in Paris! Everything is amazing and I especially enjoyed the 5th floor! We also enjoyed a delicious dinner at the restaurant located on the first floor which I would highly recommend. It has wonderful French cuisine and is listed... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was like a dream to visit Musee D´Orsay! Nothing compares to see the pieces , the masterpieces in front of you! Sublene! I ´ll go back for sure ASAP

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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 politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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