5 star rating: Highly Recommended 258 Reviews

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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)
See the world's largest collection of Impressionist art on a skip-the-line tour of the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. Your two-hour small-group guided tour takes in masterpieces from renowned artists, including Van Gogh and Monet, that are housed in the stunning Orsay museum building -- a former Beaux-Arts railway station.

Numbers are limited to 25 people on this small-group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide. And by booking your skip-the-line ticket in advance, you won't waste any time waiting in line!

Highlights

  • 2-hour Musée d'Orsay tour in Paris, with an expert local guide
  • Fast-track entry with your skip-the-line Musée d'Orsay ticket
  • See famous works of art by Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir and more
  • Take in the world's largest collection of Impressionist art, housed in the impressive Musée d'Orsay building
  • Learn about European art history in Paris
  • Small group tour limited to 25 people for a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Musée d'Orsay Small-Group Walking Tour

Discover the wonderful artwork on display in the Musee d'Orsay

Not only is the Musée d'Orsay the most visited Paris museum, it also boasts the world's largest collection of Impressionist artwork, showcasing an inspiring display of colorful paintings and sculptures that date back to the 1840s. As testament to its popularity, the Musée d'Orsay often has queues that can easily exceed an hour, so your fast-track skip-the-line ticket ensures you'll have the quickest entry to this incredible museum.

With a guaranteed small group (maximum 25 people), you'll enjoy a two-hour Musée d'Orsay tour with personalized attention from your expert guide. Learn how the Parisian art movement changed the landscape of art for followers around the world, and see famous masterpieces by Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Degas and more.

The architecture of the Orsay building itself is equally impressive, having originally been built as a grand train station (Gare d'Orsay) for the 1900 Universal Exhibit, a world fair that celebrated the achievements of the past century. While exploring the building with your expert guide, you'll marvel at its ornate walls and the stunning vaulted roof that frames the intriguing artwork within.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Ariana was a terrific guide. She was personable, knowledgeable, and charismatic. I would love to take an Art History course with her!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Outstanding experience! The Musee guide was very charming and very informative. He had a plan to lead us through the artistic progressions displayed, selected terrific examples of each era and provided detailed insights into what the painter was doing and representing. He was very attentive to the group and kept us together well. This guide made this an outstanding experience!
Unfortunately, he did not wear a name tag and I don'tknow his name. I do suggest that all your guides wear name tags, so that we can refer to them specifically. Highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Really fabulous way to see entire collection and get important historical highlights .
Used headset audio system so everyone could hear guide Cecile who was very interesting and knowledgable

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Well organize tour with a excellent and passionate guide. Loved the museum and the Impressionist art!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Wonderful and informed guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very informative and interesting. It was the perfect amount of time for a tour. Not too long or too short. The guide was very knowledgeable. This was my fifth time in Paris, but my first time to the Orsay. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I had limited time to visit the museum so this was perfect. We got straight in and missed the queue which was around the block. We were then given a two hour tour from a highly knowledgable member of the museum staff who showed us the highlights of the collection and gave us an overview of the development of artistic style through the time period of the collection. Brilliant.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our Musee dOrsay tour. Skip the line feature got us off to a great start. Our guide led us throughout the museum capturing all the highlights and providing excellent historical information for us to experience the impressionists' movement. The outside patio offered great photo opportunities. Afterwards we went to the museum's cafe in the former hotel banquet/ballroom for a delicious lunch!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great tour, very informative!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was great to walk right in to the museum. It was even better to have a guided tour, with plenty of time afterwards to peruse the museum on our own.

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