Guided tour

Paris: Musée d'Orsay Guided Tour with Options

Activity provider: Memories France

Paris: Musée d'Orsay Guided Tour with Options

Activity provider: Memories France
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From £47.18 per person

Likely to sell out

The famous Orsay Museum houses the world’s most complete collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. Take a guided tour for 1 hour 45 minutes and see world-famous masterpieces by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh and many more.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French
Small group available


  • Enjoy a fully guided 105-minute tour of the Musée d’Orsay, the world's largest collection of Impressionist paintings
  • Learn about the Impressionists from your fully accredited, English-speaking expert guide
  • See masterpeices from world-famous artists such as Monet, Manet, Renoir and Van Gogh
Full description
A visitor will quickly understand why the Musée d’Orsay is consistently ranked the favorite museum of Parisians themselves. Built over 100 years ago as a train station welcoming international visitors to the World’s Fair, the Beaux-Arts structure now displays the best art from that period, making it an essential visit during your stay in the City of Lights. Your expert guide, fully accredited and eager to open your eyes to artistic passion, will meet you right in front of the museum, and your group will bypass any long lines to enter immediately. Believe it or not, the Impressionists’ peaceful scenes of rural and city life were thought absolutely shocking when they were painted. The vivid colors and expressive brushstrokes truly shook the foundations of the artistic establishment. Your guide will bring to life the turbulent personalities of the painters, describing how each artist dared to explore new territory and to pursue success without compromise. Traveling back in time, you’ll learn how these images and messages changed the art world forever. Your guide will take you to all the major highlights, and introduce you to many other beautiful masterpieces along the way. Your entrance ticket allows you to stay in the galleries on your own if you wish, to further explore the collection or perhaps take in a special exhibition.
  • 1 hour 45 minutes guided tour of the Musée d’Orsay
  • Fully accredited local guide
  • Skip-the-line access and all entrance fees
  • Headsets when appropriate so you can always hear your guide
  • Stay as long as you like in the museum after your tour
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 111 reviews

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Very good guide . She gave good info , showed us the highlights of the museum . Unfortunately it seems that by the museum' s rules the visitors can not keep the audio devices used by the guide for more than 1 hr and 30 min so we had to return the devices before we finished the tour of the museum

29 July 2022

Will our tour guide was EXCELLENT. He navigated the museum extremely well and was so knowledgeable. This was our 4th different tour in Paris and we've been on guided tours all over the world and he was by far the best overall guide we've ever had. He said he does the Louvre and Musee D'Orsay although we just used him for the latter. Completely enhanced our evidence, I can't recommend him enough!

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20 July 2022

Avi was an incredible tour guide. I cannot emphasize that enough. You can tell he is truly passionate and knowledgeable of the art. He kept us engaged every step of the way and told the artists’ and paintings’ stories in a perfect format. I will recommend this to my friends and family.

5 July 2022

Product ID: 123683