Museums

Small group tour of the Musée d'Orsay

Availability: Tuesdays, Saturdays
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • More than a tour - your guide will share their love of art history with you
  • Save time and see more with skip-the-line access
  • Smaller group size gives you a personalized experience in good company
  • Come face-to-face with a variety of works and appreciate them with your own eyes
What to expect

The Musée d’Orsay has one of the finest collections of Impressionist paintings in the world. On this exciting half-day experience, you’ll immerse yourself in the pantheon of great European painters with the help of a local, art enthusiast guide.

Your tour begins in front of the Museum, where you’ll meet your guide and a small group of no more than 15 people. Skipping any lines, you’ll enter the jaw-dropping Main Hall with its towering beaux-arts ceiling vaults, and learn how it went from being a train station to having the preeminent collection of Impressionist paintings on earth.

Diving into the collection, you'll view famous works like Van Gogh’s Self Portrait and Starry Night Over the Rhone, Manet’s Olympia and Luncheon on the Grass, Monet’s Houses of Parliament, Gauguin’s Tahitian Women on the Beach, and many more. The collection is a who’s who of the biggest names in late 19th-century European art, so whether you are a seasoned art lover or just someone who wants to improve your knowledge, your experience will be unique and unforgettable

The Musée d’Orsay has so many world-class paintings and sculptures it can overwhelm even the most dedicated art fans. Luckily, your expert guide knows exactly what to see and what you can save for another visit. They’ll make sure you see experience only the most interesting and significant works of art while also helping you to understand what makes each so special.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Skip-the-line tickets
What's not included
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-4): free
  • Children (4-12): reduced
Where

Musée d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris.

Meeting point:

Meet us 15 minutes before departure time of the tour at the Rhinoceros statue at the entrance of the Musee d'Orsay. Arriving by subway: Solferino station on line 12 and use the exit marked "Sortie 2 - rue de Bellechasse"; turn left on rue de Bellechasse. You may also take the RER C train to the Musee d'Orsay station.

What to remember
  • Group Size: 15 people per guide
  • In case some galleries of the Musee d'Orsay are closed without prior notice, your guide will make an appropriate substitution
  • Suitcases, luggage, and larger bags are not allowed inside
  • Some of the rooms in the Musee d'Orsay are not wheelchair accessible
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When

Tuesdays, Saturdays
Meeting Time: 9:45 AM
Departure Time: 10:00 AM

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Provider
Walks LLC
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the activity begins.

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