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Impressionist masterpieces tour of Orsay Museum with priority access

Availability: See calendar
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
SKIP THE LINE
Do this because
  • See the greatest collection of Impressionist art in the world
  • 2-hour guided tour of the greatest masterpieces
What to expect

The famous Orsay Museum houses the world’s most complete collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. You won’t want to miss the famous masterpieces by Manet, Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh, to name a few. Your local guide will accompany you on a two-hour tour through this tumultuous period in French culture, within one of the most beautiful museum facilities in the world.

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. 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. You may be familiar with some of the masterpieces on display, such as Monet’s Water Lilies or Van Gogh’s Starry Night; this will be an opportunity to examine up close the startling blend of colors that go into seemingly calm compositions. After your guide has pointed out all the highlights, you can return to the galleries on your own if you wish, to further explore the collection or perhaps take in a special exhibition.

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What's included
  • Fully accredited local guide
  • Skip the line access and all entrance fees
  • Headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Stay as long as you like in the museum after your tour ends
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up/drop off
Reduced price

Youth (11-17 yrs): reduced

Child (4-10 yrs): reduced

infants (0-3 yrs): free

Where

Musée D'Orsay, 1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris.

Meeting point:

Meet us 15 minutes prior to the starting time of the tour. Facing the Musée d'Orsay are different statues of animals. Meet us next to the rhinoceros statue. If you choose to go by train, the stop is Musée d'Orsay (RER C).

What to remember
  • Increased security measures may affect lines as we can't avoid them. However due to our Skip the Line privilege, we do have access to shortcuts to the security check.
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When

Tour departs at 10.15am

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Provider
Memories DMC France
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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