Dedicated Entrance Ticket to Orsay Museum
These dedicated entrance tickets to the Orsay Museum offer the perfect way to discover the works of the greatest painters of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist era. Acquaint yourself with the best works of art from the 19th century. The museum also houses many stunning photographs, sculptures, and decorative arts dating from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century.
- Gain entry to the Orsay Museum, one of Paris' most popular art galleries that house world-famous works.
- Swoon over masterpieces by Manet, Monet, Van Gogh, and Pissarro, to name but a few.
- Learn about the history of the Museum which was installed in the former Orsay Station - a building which is a work of art in itself.
- In addition to being home to the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, the museum also houses a vast collection of stone and bronze sculptures that were commissioned by the wealthy in the 19th century.
What to Expect
Established in 1986, the Orsay Museum is one of the newest museums in Paris but also one of the most important. It is an institution that houses paintings from one of the most influential periods of French Art - the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras of the late 19th Century.
At the Orsay Museum, you will not only see famous paintings but also have the chance to catch sweeping views of Paris from its top floor. The Orsay Museum is situated at the heart of Paris, right next to the Seine and is located opposite the famous Tuileries Gardens. Once you walk into the building, you will be in the company of some of the greatest French artists and their works. You will be able to admire masterpieces from artists such as Paul Cezanne, Frederic Bazille, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir and Alfred Sisley.
Once inside, you are free to explore the museum as you like. The exhibitions are arranged in a chronological manner, with early 19th century sculptures and classical paintings on the ground floor, leading up to the Impressionist paintings on the second and top floor. Most of the highlights of the Orsay Museum are on the top floor.
Bal du Moulin de la Galette, Pierre-Auguste Renoir | Dinner at the Ball, Edgar Degas | Luncheon on the Grass, Edouard Manet | Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh | Bazille’s Studio, Frederic Bazille | The Cardplayers, Paul Cézanne | The Circus, Georges Seurat
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Know Before You Go
Some works in the museum are currently not visible. The mini-guide indicates the rooms closed for renovation. Click here to download the mini guide.
From 15 September 2020:
This ticket is for entry into the permanent collections, and for temporary exhibitions, subject to availability
- 13 October 2020 - 10 January 2021: Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946). Light and solitude
- 13 October 2020 - 10 January 2021: Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)
- 3 November 2020 - 7 February 2021: Girault de Prangey - Photographer (1804-1892)
- 10 November 2020 - 14 February 2021: The Origins of the World. The Invention of Nature in the 19th Century
11:00 AM, 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM
Closed every Monday, 1 May and 25 Dec.
This experience begins at the Orsay Museum. The closest train station to Orsay Museum is the Gare Musée d'Orsay. Buses 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94 will drop you at the Orsay Museum as well.
Strict Cancellation Policy
These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
- You will receive an email with your Orsay Museum tickets shortly. You need not take a print out
- Please download and display the ticket on a mobile device on the day of the experience at the meeting point
- You can redeem the tickets directly at the entrance of the attraction: Orsay Museum (1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France)
- For the 11:00 AM time slot, redeem your tickets at Gate/Door A1
- For the 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM time slot, redeem your tickets at Gate/Door A2
How to Get There
The closest railway station to Orsay Museum is Gare Musée d'Orsay. RER C is a direct train to this station, which is a 1-minute walk to the Orsay Museum.
On the selected day of your visit, go to the museum and head to Gate C to gain access to the Orsay Museum. Gate A is dedicated to people who haven’t purchased their tickets while the other two, B and D, are for groups. At Gate C, you will receive entrance to the Orsay.
The ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout
- People below 18 years of age may enter for free.
- Free entry on the first Sunday of each month.