Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France

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  • 5 mentions in Is the Paris Museum Pass worth it?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...I get one every time I go to Paris and I always save money and time. The The Louvre and Musée d'Orsay both have late nights where you can schedule to go later in the day if you are enjoying the sunshine...." See More

    • Lynn F.

      Lynn F. said, "...You can get a two (consecutive) day pass and visit The Louvre in the morning, have lunch, visit the Musée d'Orsay in the afternoon (pass almost paid for now); you can go up on the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral, up on..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "'ll want to spend there. You could spend all day at just the The Louvre and nearly as much at the Musée d'Orsay, but if you know that you only want to focus on certain pieces or areas, then you can..." See More

    • Brenda B.

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      Brenda B. said, "...of the stairs. Buy ALL your tickets there and skip the lines everywhere you go. I bought tickets for the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, and Musee de l'Orangerie without buying the pass and skipped every line...." See More

    • Isabella D.

      Isabella D. said, " a smaller museum such as L'Orangerie and Notre Dame Cathedral on the same day, or have an early start at Musée d'Orsay and then do L'Orangerie late at night. Sometimes it gets you to skip long lines...." See More

  • 4 mentions in What are the 10 things I'll be kicking myself if I don't see?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...agree that the Musée du Louvre is well worth seeing, but it's not my favorite museum in Paris--for me, that's the Musée d'Orsay. For my money, they often have the most interesting exhibits and even permanent collection. Even if you're not..." See More

    • Anna K.

      Anna K. said, "...Sacre Coeur is the beautiful big cathedral at the top of Montmartre (18e) - stroll around the plaza at the top. Musée d'Orsay (7e) is a beautiful museum holding mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915 - extensive collection of impressionist..." See More

    • Katharine C.

      Katharine C. said, "...has amazing collections. Go with a game plan.)Eiffel Tower (hop on the Bateaux Mouches or Parisiens for an hour cruise)Musee Rodin Musée d'Orsay George Pompidou For me the best part of Paris is walking. You can't get lost if you can find..." See More

    • Monica B.

      Monica B. said, "...Piaff, Chopin and Oscar Wilde among others. The monuments are very beautiful. Les Catacombes de Paris is a very interesting place! Musée d'Orsay is a wonderful artmuseum. Arc de Triomphe has the best view of Paris from all angels. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur..." See More

  • 3 mentions in France in November- what to do and where to go?

    • Gary W.

      Gary W. said, "...about 40 museums on it. Obvious stops are the Louvre Museum (there's another minimum half day if you walk fast), the Musée d'Orsay (just stunning!), and the Le Petit PalaisPetit Palais (the Grande Palais is across the street.) If you have any..." See More

    • JJ D.

      JJ D. said, " then so it was a great opportunity to snag some beautiful photos. The Louvre is totally different at night :) Musée d'Orsay, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Musee Rodin, Musée Marmottan Monet, Grand Palais (they often host exceptional exhibitions. Check..." See More

    • Pat C.

      Pat C. said, "...a roman building. Took us about 3 hours total and we loved it. Be sure to see the Impressionist museum - Musée d'Orsay- in a BEAUTIFUL old railroad station which is as great as the art to see! Pretty cool architecture..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Help me if i need some adjustment for my itinerary

    • John S.

      John S. said, " want to see. You can spend days in the Louvre and not see everything. Other museums you might consider are Musée d'Orsay and my favorite in Paris, the very accessible Musee Rodin. I am not a big fan of Montmartre or..." See More

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, " the city and you'll save the 3+ hours you'll waste at that tourist trap tower for something else. For example Musée d'Orsay is really a must see...." See More

    • Michael M.

      Michael M. said, "...the chance to see the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, Michelangelo's Slaves, and the Venus de Milo, or the Musée d'Orsay. where you can sample an unparalleled collection of Impressionist and post-impressionist painters including Renoir, Monet, Manet, Cezanne, Van Gogh,..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best places to explore in London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Switzerland?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...if you go to The Louvre, will bypass the huge queues. Versailles is amazing-note that the pass won't save queueing there. Musée d'Orsay for your art fix. Arc de Triomphe-no lift-you have to be able to walk up lots of stairs. Boat..." See More

    • Belinda M.

      Belinda M. said, "...For specific reccommendations for Paris I loved Musée d'Orsay ,Musee Rodin and Musee de l'Orangerie. Musée Marmottan Monet is off beaten path and charming. In London I reccommend. The National Portrait Gallery and the Museum of London in addition to the usual..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...on the ages and interests of the group but I always get a Paris Museum Pass and go to The Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, the Arc de Triomphe, Versailles and then whatever else fits in the trip. A boat ride on the..." See More

  • 3 mentions in How many days do you recommend to see Paris?

    • John S.

      John S. said, " should not miss depends on what interests you most. If you are interested in museums, the The Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay are obvious choices. You can save a lot of time and money buying a Museum Pass, which allows you..." See More

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...we hit the high points we definitely felt stressed and would've liked more time. We did the The Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay one day (plan and buy tickets to the Louvre ahead of time and arrive right when they open), spent..." See More

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...It is very moving. You might like to walk along the left bank, stop for a coffee and people watch. The Musée d'Orsay is worth visiting and, if you like modern art George Pompidou is a must-see. Otherwise I would definitely allow..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Free things to do in Paris?

    • Melissa M.

      Melissa M. said, "...admission to many of the top museums and cultural sites in Paris for that one price, including the The Louvre, the Musée d'Orsay, the Musée Picasso, Sainte-Chapelle, the towers of Notre-Dame, Château De Versailles if you feel like a quick trip..." See More

    • Alexa A.

      Alexa A. said, "...Walk around! A great way to get a nice feel for a city is tojust walk around! The Musée d'Orsay is free after a certain time.The Notre-Dame de Paris is free. Some museums are free on the first Sunday of every month...." See More

    • Ismael P.

      Ismael P. said, "...Free things: Luxembourg Garden Musée d'Orsay Eiffel Tower The Louvre Notre-Dame de Paris..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Age limitation of free entrance in museum

    • Ibra K.

      Ibra K. said, "...National Jean-Jacques Henner , 17th Musée du Louvre , 1st Musée National du Moyen-Âge , 5th Musee de l'Orangerie , 1st Musée d'Orsay, 7th Musée Picasso , 3rd Cite de l'architecture Et Du Patrimoine , 16th Cité Nationale de l'Histoire de..." See More

    • Anjanee S.

      Anjanee S. said, "...enter free and 25 if you are an EU citizen or resident. I know this applies to the The Louvre & Musée d'Orsay for example...." See More

  • 2 mentions in 4 Days in Paris - Recommendations?

    • Daniel F.

      Daniel F. said, "...COOL SMALL MUSEUMS Yes go to the Musée d'Orsay, the George Pompidou (just so you can say how much you hate it), the Louve, and all the guidebook places. Also check out the changing exhibits at the Grand Palais and Le..." See More

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...want to hit the highlights. Keep in mind that some of all of the famous Claude Monet paintings are in the Musée d'Orsay and not the Louvre. Have fun!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best views of Paris for dates?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...way to get away from it all while still somehow being in the center of it all if that makes sense. Musée d'Orsay – I’ve never understood why the view from the terrace at the Musee d’Orsay is still something of a..." See More

    • Katie C.

      Katie C. said, " view of the area right around the Seine from the big window inside of the 2nd floor restaurant of the Musée d'Orsay. You're literally looking out of one of the big circular clock/window things out into one of the oldest..." See More

  • 2 mentions in How many days should a first timer spend in Paris?

    • Beena S.

      Beena S. said, "...lilies , and when back in Paris, check out the paintings inspired by Giverny in Musée de l'Orangerie des Tuileries . Musée d'Orsay has a formidable collection of Impressionist Paintings as well. The 4 day Museum Pass should help you comfortably cover..." See More

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...and Versailles . If you have a full week, then you should plan on seeing the Louvre as well as the Musée d'Orsay and take one of the River Seine short cruises to get a feel for the city. If you have..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 8hr stop over in Paris...what is there to do?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...good pre-made ones. Also walk along the La Seine and if you have time you can even pop in to the Musée d'Orsay or just walk past Notre-Dame de Paris. The best way to do this, since time is of the essence,..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...the Batobus - Notre-Dame that is a hop on/hop off boat ride along the Seine. It stops at Champs-Élysées, Eiffel Tower, Musée d'Orsay, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Notre-Dame de Paris, Jardines des Plantes, Hôtel de Ville, and the The Louvre. The entire trip if..." See More

  • 2 mentions in how to cover Paris in 4 days/3 nights?

    • Crystal L.

      Crystal L. said, "...3: In the morning walk down Champs-Élysées from L'Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile to Jardin des Tuileries. In the afternoon see Musée d'Orsay or Musee Rodin, or both. You could also squeeze in Musée de l'Armée. Day 4: Take the a day..." See More

    • Nadia K.

      Nadia K. said, "...of Paris. For another nice and free view try the rooftop of Printemps magasin. If you want to visit museums, try Musée d'Orsay '; Musee Rodin Musée Picasso or The Louvre (if I remember well at Louvre Thursday is the day with..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do with 4 days in Paris?

    • Sérgio N.

      Sérgio N. said, " Triomphe, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur and Eiffel Tower. Museums, The Louvre, Musee de l'Orangerie, Musee Rodin, George Pompidou and my favorite Musée d'Orsay. If you want to see a chateau you can spend a full day in Château De Versailles or..." See More

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...emotional) While away an hour at the Palais-Royal gardens. Take a boat trip on the La SeineSee Notre-Dame de Paris and Musée d'Orsay The Louvre can be overwhelming and crammed full of visitors, so I would recommend checking the guide in advance..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Quick trip to Paris

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...little out of the way, though, so I'd probably only go if you decide to go for more than 2.5 days. Musée d'Orsay- in my opinion a much more entertaining museum than the Louvre or the Pompidou and much more manageable..." See More

    • Erika M.

      Erika M. said, " can turn toward the river and see the beautiful Pont Alexandre III and keep walking on the "quais" to see Musée d'Orsay or you go back to Avenue des Champs-Élysées and you keep walking towards Place de la Concorde , which..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Major attractions worth seeing?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...While Perrault's request stipulated that the garden would not be open to beggars or, bizarrely, soldiers, anyone can now stroll here. Musée d'Orsay- Made famous by a serious accident, the Musée d'Orsay is considered by many to be the best museum..." See More

    • Andy S.

      Andy S. said, "...concert there. You'll see flyers around town. Get there a bit early - they sell out. Also plan your trip to Musée d'Orsay around lunch in the second floor restaurant. Spectacular and a decent prix fixe menu. Have fun!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Itinerary Advice?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...much walking as you think you’ll want to do. On the first day, I would choose either the Louvre or the Musée d'Orsay . Personally, I’d go for the D’Orsay without question unless there’s something you really want to see at the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best things for teenagers to do and see in Paris?

    • John S.

      John S. said, "...see. You might have your kids go online and see what interests them, and then tailor your visit to that. The Musée d'Orsay is a good choice, too. I'm guessing they would like the Impressionists there. L'Orangerie has the large format water..." See More

  • 1 mention in Paris (Nov 14-19) Any Art Fairs, Museums, Photo Workshops, Art Galleries?

    • Edna |.

      Edna |. said, "...There's always something going on at the Musée d'Orsay and you can try the Grand Palais as well. Near the Arc de Triomphe is the Champs Elysees, which means you'll likely find tourist fare at expensive tourist prices. The metro is cheap..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must-see places that are not too crowded?

    • Zene M.

      Zene M. said, "...Check out Musée d'Orsay, Salvador's Place, and eat at L'Entrecôte even though it is crowded, it is part of the allure and the best steak and fries I have ever had..get there half an hour before it opens and get in..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must visit places in Paris?

    • Nadia K.

      Nadia K. said, "...Tour Eiffelor along the Saine and just enjoy the view and food. if it's raining you can enjoy the museums (try Musée d'Orsay or George Pompidou as an alternative to Louvre) or the cafes (i liked a lot AntiCafé Beaubourg (they have..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do in Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, " guide for Three days in Paris and it will give you a good foundation. Personally I would not miss the Musée d'Orsay, the L'Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, the Tours de Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle and the Rue Mouffetard. I'd also..." See More

  • 1 mention in If you had to pick one place to do the following, where would you go?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...but my two are at the Trocadéro metro shot for prime views of the Eiffel Tower as well as inside the Musée d'Orsay -views of the museum and through the giant clock are great! Write in for the best ex-pat tiki bar:..." See More

  • 1 mention in Top ten must see places in Germany, France and UK

    • Kirsty S.

      Kirsty S. said, "...tour guide was really funny. If you want to see a bit of home whilst there I would check out the Musée d'Orsay to see the smaller bronze version of the Statue of Liberty! As well as many fascinating works of arts!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap hotel in the centre

    • Simon C.

      Simon C. said, "...get them in Paris from Fnac stores, and you can then bypass the massive queues for places like The Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Enjoy your trip..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the most popular neighborhoods in Paris?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...5th arrondissement or 6th arrondissement of Paris. Close to Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Musée d'Orsay, and it's just a great place to be. I always stay on this side of the Seine...." See More

  • 1 mention in 14 days in Paris OR 7 days - Paris and 7 days - Rome

    • Emily N.

      Emily N. said, "...for as long as it's open. (If you don't like art, I would say skip the The Louvre and do the Musée d'Orsay if you want to.) Walk along La Seine. Get falafel in the Quartier Du Marais. Walk up the Champs-Élysées..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must sees in Paris and Nice??

    • Brenda B.

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      Brenda B. said, "...You will probably only have time to see one great museum. I recommend Musée d'Orsay (above the Louvre). Spend your time walking around all the great neighborhoods: Montmartre, Quartier Du Marais, the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Stop and enjoy a small bite..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best neighbourhood to stay

    • Victoria A.

      Victoria A. said, "..., Le Marais easily just by crossing a bridge. On this river bank explore Rue Cler , Marché de Raspail , Musée d'Orsay From Orly, just get a bus and then metro. If you also are up for a hotel, I recommend:..." See More

  • 1 mention in Culture junkies in Paris

    • Brew J.

      Brew J. said, "...You have to go to the Musée d'Orsay. Better than the Louvre, in many people's opinion. The building is an old train station until a train plowed through the side of the building... true story. The Louvre can be a little..." See More

  • 1 mention in Free afternoon in Paris, what is there to do? Are the catacombs worth it?

    • Brenda B.

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      Brenda B. said, "...river and of course take in the Eiffel Tower. If it's not your first trip and you have not been to Musée d'Orsay that is where I would go...." See More

  • 1 mention in Need help planning how to visit London, Paris, and Newcastle upon Tyne

    • Sarah M.

      Sarah M. said, "...and easy to walk around. If you are interested in visiting galleries and museums, such a The Louvre or my favourite Musée d'Orsay, I would get there early in the morning. You will be able to see sights such as Arc..." See More

  • 1 mention in Paris walk and must do's

    • Victoria A.

      Victoria A. said, "...Paris Must Do's can definitely extend from a couple of weeks to years, but here are my faves: 1. Musée d'Orsay 2. Le Marais 3. Jardin du Luxembourg Here is a day plan I used last time and it was marvelous. You..." See More

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