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Musée d'Orsay


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62 Rue de Lille
Paris, Ile-de-France 75007

 01 40 49 48 14

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"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."  See More

"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 long opening hours"  See More

"In the afternoon see Musée d'Orsay or Musee Rodin, or both."  See More

"Three days in Paris can fly, especially if you like museums and are overcome by the scale and abundance of the The Louvre including 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, Gauguin, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Morisot, and Cassatt, among others."  See More

"Other museums you might consider are Musée d'Orsay and my favorite in Paris, the very accessible Musee Rodin."  See More

"For example Musée d'Orsay is really a must see."  See More

"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."  See More

"Keep in mind that some of all of the famous Claude Monet paintings are in the Musée d'Orsay and not the Louvre."  See More

"There's always something going on at the Musée d'Orsay and you can try the Grand Palais as well."  See More

"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 3 spots in Paris and you pay the time and enjoy caffee and snacks"  See More

"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."  See More

"You can try to do 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."  See More

"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

"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 top of the Arc de Triomphe, see the Musee Rodin and a number of other museums, not sure of the Eiffel Tower."  See More

"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 make those stops quicker and see more."  See More

"I bought tickets for the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, and Musee de l'Orangerie without buying the pass and skipped every line."  See More

"The Musée d'Orsay is a good choice, too."  See More

"For specific reccommendations for Paris I loved Musée d'Orsay,Musee Rodin and Musee de l'Orangerie."  See More

"For Paris, it depends 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."  See More

"Museums, The Louvre, Musee de l'Orangerie, Musee Rodin, George Pompidou and my favorite Musée d'Orsay."  See More

"Take a boat trip on the La Seine See Notre-Dame de Paris and Musée d'Orsay"  See More

"Best "instagram-worthy" photo spot: I'm super interested to hear some lesser known spots, 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!"  See More

"The Musée d'Orsay is free after a certain time."  See More

"If you decide you're looking to actually spend some money, I can't recommend highly enough the Paris Museum Pass - it's about 40 euros if I remember properly, and grants you 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 out of the city."  See More

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

"If you don't like art, I would say skip the The Louvre and do the Musée d'Orsay if you want to."  See More

"If you are interested in museums, the The Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay are obvious choices."  See More

"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 a day at Versailles, and spent another day around the city taking in the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame de Paris (both from below, we didn't have time to go up), Champs Elysees, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur in Montmartre, a cruise on the Seine from Pont-Neuf, walking along Pont des Arts, walking by the Moulin Rouge, more wandering and several great meals."  See More

"The Musée d'Orsay is worth visiting and, if you like modern art George Pompidou is a must-see."  See More

"Close to Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Musée d'Orsay, and it's just a great place to be."  See More

"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."  See More

"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."  See More

"If it's not your first trip and you have not been to Musée d'Orsay that is where I would go."  See More

"I recommend Musée d'Orsay (above the Louvre)."  See More

"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!"  See More

"Obvious stops are the Louvre Museum (there's another minimum half day if you walk fast), the Musée d'Orsay (just stunning!"  See More

"Musée d'Orsay, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Musee Rodin, Musée Marmottan Monet, Grand Palais (they often host exceptional exhibitions."  See More

"Also plan your trip to Musée d'Orsay around lunch in the second floor restaurant."  See More

"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."  See More

"For something different, There's a cool view of the area right around the Seine from the big window inside of the 2nd floor restaurant of the Musée d'Orsay."  See More

"Musée d'Orsay – I’ve never understood why the view from the terrace at the Musee d’Orsay is still something of a view secret."  See More

"Musée d'Orsay is a wonderful artmuseum."  See More

"On this river bank explore Rue Cler, Marché de Raspail, Musée d'Orsay From Orly, just get a bus and then metro."  See More

"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."  See More

"Musée d'Orsay(7e) is a beautiful museum holding mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915 - extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces."  See More

"I 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."  See More

"For example, you can start from Arc de Triomphe and walk down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées when you arrive at the Le Grand Palais, which stands in front of Le Petit Palais (you can enter and have a look at it, it's really nice) you 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 is beautiful, then you just cross the street and you are at the Jardin des Tuileries which is the park of Louvre Museum."  See More

"Musée d'Orsay - in my opinion a much more entertaining museum than the Louvre or the Pompidou and much more manageable if you don't have a lot of time."  See More

"These museums are all free: Musee National D'art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, 4th Musée de l'Assistance Publique, 5th Musée Guimet (Musée National des Arts Asiatiques), 16th Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, 3th Musée National Eugène-Delacroix, 6th Musée Gustave Moreau, 9th Musée 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 l'Immigration, 12th Musée du quai Branly, 7th Musee Rodin, 7th"  See More

"Musée d'Orsay to see the smaller bronze version of the Statue of Liberty!"  See More

"Musée d'Orsay has a formidable collection of Impressionist Paintings as well."  See More

"Musée d'Orsay and take one of the River Seine short cruises to get a feel for the city."  See More

"I know this applies to the The Louvre & Musée d'Orsay for example."  See More

"Outside of that one thing I have to recommend is you are planning on visiting the major museums, buy your tickets in advance, you can get them in Paris from Fnac stores, and you can then bypass the massive queues for places like The Louvre and Musée d'Orsay"  See More

"Musée d'Orsay - Made famous by a serious accident, the Musée d'Orsay is considered by many to be the best museum in Paris."  See More

"You have to go to the Musée d'Orsay."  See More

"On the first day, I would choose either the Louvre or the Musée d'Orsay."  See More

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