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"There’s no better way to see all of Paris’ top sights than by an open-top Big Bus. Choose a 1-day or 2-day pass and create your own sightseeing itinerary to discover Paris at your own pace. Sit back and relax on the Classic Route which takes 2 hours and 25 minutes or the new Montmartre Route which takes 1 hour and 15 minutes while listening to entertaining and informative audio commentary about Paris’ history architecture
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Louvre Skip the Line Ticket"You can avoid long lines for entrance to the Museums with the Paris Museum Pass you gain free entry without queuing at the Louvre Orsay Museum and as many times as you wish to over 50 monuments and museums in and around Paris.Your museum pass will be delivered at your hotel in Paris 1 day before the date of your arrival in Paris . - Three options to choose from: 2
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"Your river cruise begins in the shadow of Paris’ majestic Eiffel Tower one of the best-known symbols of this ancient and romantic city. Board a luxury 250-person vessel at your selected time and head out along the sparkling River Seine.Enjoy beautiful city views as you drift gracefully under Pont Alma and Pont Alexa two famous bridges and glide past notable riverside landmarks. See the spectacular National Assembly building which houses part of the French parliament and look out for the legendary Louvre Museum. With your information booklet in hand you can read up on all the sights from the comfort of your dining table. You will also be able to enjoy an uninterrupted view from the terrace on the upper deck during you cruise.Drifting along Ile St Louis and Ile de la Cité
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Musee D'Orsay

Last visit May 2016The Musee d'Orsay is my favorite art museum in Paris, perhaps even in the world as it features my favorite period for art, impressionism, the collection covers the years between...
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Dabs
Feb 01, 2017

Former Railway Station

The Musée d'Orsay is the second most popular museum after the Louvre Museum in Paris among the several dozens of museums around the sprawling City. This museum was formerly Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts...
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machomikemd
Dec 20, 2016

Musee D'Orsay

The Museum is housed in a converted train station. Here is the old clock. The museum is dedicated to art from the 1880s until the 1950's. Most of the impressionist work in Paris is in this museum on...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 10, 2016

Renaissance of a Station

2016: updating photography and bag rules.Where French artists are concerned, this collection sort of picks up where the Louvre leaves off. Once the site of the Palais d'Orsay, which burned in the...
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goodfish
Jun 09, 2016

Touring the Orsay Museum with an expert (7th)

In August 2013 I had the privilege of touring the Orsay Museum with VT member breughel (Eddy). First we had a great lunch together at the ornate museum restaurant on the second floor and then he...
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Nemorino
Jan 30, 2016

Take the small group tour

This museum was a must see. We took the small group tour. By going with a guide it allowed us to see the major attractions and not miss the frequently viewed art exhibits. After the small group tour...
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windoweb
Dec 02, 2015

Not only Impressionists

Set in an old railway station the whole of artistic creation from 1848 to 1914 including ofcourse the impressionist masterpieces of the greatest artists such as Monet, Degas, Manet, Renoir, Van Gogh,...
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xaver
Oct 01, 2015

21st century meets the 19th

Room number 1 in the Musée d'Orsay, the first room on the right on the ground floor, is called Ingres et l'Ingrisme. As soon as you enter you are confronted with one of his most famous paintings, La...
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Nemorino
Sep 11, 2015

Musee D'Orsay

Musee d'Orsay is one of my favorite museums here in Paris. It is located in the former Gare d'Orsay train station which was designed by Victor Lalous in 1900 for the Universal Exposition. The museum...
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Gypsystravels
Aug 05, 2015

Museee de Orsay

Lots of reasons to visit de Orsay. It's a great building. An historic train station. The art is some of the most unique. We went for the Monet collection. We had been up to the coast and visited his...
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Toughluck
May 29, 2015

"SCANDALOUS NUDES" at ORSAY!

The museum of Orsay shows some paintings of nudes which in their time (around 1860) where found scandalous.The art amateur will notice that this decennia of 1860 produced academic nudes such as...
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breughel
Mar 07, 2015

Musée d'Orsay

Paris' Musée d'Orsay occupies what was once the Gare d'Orsay, a train station built from 1898 to 1900. The station was used for long-distance trains until 1939, then later was used mainly for shorter...
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Mar 01, 2015
 
 
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Things to Do Near Musée d'Orsay

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Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde

Consecrated in 1857, la Basilique Sainte-Clotilde is most recognisable by its 69-metre twin Gothic towers. The Gothic Revival basilica was designed by the German-born architect Franz Christian Gau,...
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Tuileries - Jardin des Tuileries

I won't bore you with yet another historical account of the Tuilleries. OK so it used to be home to a palace which was destroyed during the French revolution (I think) but I just want to talk about...
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Musée de l'Orangerie

Set in the delightful Jardin des Tuileries is the Musée de l'Orangerie which houses Claude Monet's famous waterlily series "Nymphéas" . The Monet works are clearly the main draw but downstairs there...
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Pont du Carrousel

This is one of the busiest bridges along the Seine river among the 37 bridges as this bridge connects the Quai des Tuileries and the Quai Voltaire and is where many of the vehicles going to the Louvre...
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Palais Bourbon - National Assembly

Palais Bourbon is on the river gauche of the Sein in front of Pont de la Concorde. The palace, wanted by Luisa Francesca, the daughetr of Luigi XIV, was built betwen 1722 and 1728. Inside it is...
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Musée Maillol

The Musee Maillol is located on rue Grenelle a short walk from the Rodin Museum. The art collector Wilhelm Uhde collected works primarily of two artists, Camille bombois and Seraphine Louis., but...
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Getting to Musée d'Orsay

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1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris

Hours

  • Sunday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Thursday 09:30 to 21:45
  • Friday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Saturday 09:30 to 18:00

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