• Musée d’Orsay
    Highlights Tour

  • Musée d’Orsay
    Highlights Tour

Musée d’Orsay Highlights Tour

Musée d’Orsay Highlights Tour

4.40 (43)
  • Expert Tour Guide
  • Fat Tire Tours Approved
  • Skip the Line

Musée d’Orsay Highlights Tour

Meet the Impressionists on this in-depth tour of the highlights of the Musée d’Orsay with an expert guide. Stepping into the stunning interior of the museum with skip-the-line tickets, you’ll immerse yourself in a world of incredible art by Van Gogh, Monet, Gauguin, and more, as your guide explains what Impressionism was all about and how it changed the world of art as we know it.

The Musée d’Orsay has one of the finest collections of Impressionist paintings in the world. Your tour begins in front of the museum, where you’ll meet your guide and small group of no more than 15 people. Skipping any lines, you’ll enter the jaw-dropping main hall with its towering Beaux-Arts ceiling vaults, and learn how it went from being a train station to having the preeminent collection of Impressionist paintings on earth.

Diving into the collection, you'll view famous works like Van Gogh’s Self Portrait and Starry Night Over the Rhone, Manet’s Olympia and Luncheon on the Grass, Monet’s Houses of Parliament, Gauguin’s Tahitian Women on the Beach, and many more. The collection is a "Who’s Who" of the biggest names in late 19th-century European art, and this experience will be bring the art to life.

The Musée d’Orsay has so many world-class paintings and sculptures it can overwhelm even the most dedicated art fans. Luckily, your expert guide knows exactly what to see and what you can save for another visit. They’ll make sure you experience only the most interesting and significant works of art while also helping you to understand what makes each so special.

Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID. This is particularly important for guests who qualify for a student or child discount.

  • Approximately 2 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Leisurely
  • Morning
    • Skip-the-line access to the Musée d’Orsay
    • Live Guide
  • Adults €59.00
    Children (ages 4-12) €54.00
    Infants (ages 0-3) €0.00
  • This tour meets at the Rhinoceros statue at the entrance of the Musee d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris

    The closest métro is Solferino (line 12) - Use the exit marked "Sortie 2 - rue de Bellechasse"; turn left on rue de Bellechasse. You may also take the RER C train to the Musée d'Orsay station.

  • English
    • Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
    • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID. This is particularly important for guests who qualify for a student or child discount.
    • As with all museums, some galleries of the Musée d'Orsay may be closed without prior notice. In this case, your guide will make an appropriate substitution.
    • To ensure the safety of visitors, French authorities enforce security measures upon entry to the Musée d'Orsay. Suitcases, luggage, and larger bags are not allowed inside. Please accept our apologies for any delay or inconvenience caused by extra security checks.
    • Unfortunately, some of the rooms in the Musée d'Orsay are not wheelchair accessible. For a wheelchair-friendly alternative tour, please contact customer service.
  • Approximately 2 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Leisurely
  • Morning
    • Skip-the-line access to the Musée d’Orsay
    • Live Guide
  • Adults €59.00
    Children (ages 4-12) €54.00
    Infants (ages 0-3) €0.00
    • Skip-The-Line Access

    • Many Masterpieces

    • Van Gogh's Self-Portrait

    • Stunning Architecture

    • Interesting History

    • Licensed Guide

  • This tour meets at the Rhinoceros statue at the entrance of the Musee d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris

    The closest métro is Solferino (line 12) - Use the exit marked "Sortie 2 - rue de Bellechasse"; turn left on rue de Bellechasse. You may also take the RER C train to the Musée d'Orsay station.

  • English
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    • Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
    • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID. This is particularly important for guests who qualify for a student or child discount.
    • As with all museums, some galleries of the Musée d'Orsay may be closed without prior notice. In this case, your guide will make an appropriate substitution.
    • To ensure the safety of visitors, French authorities enforce security measures upon entry to the Musée d'Orsay. Suitcases, luggage, and larger bags are not allowed inside. Please accept our apologies for any delay or inconvenience caused by extra security checks.
    • Unfortunately, some of the rooms in the Musée d'Orsay are not wheelchair accessible. For a wheelchair-friendly alternative tour, please contact customer service.
  • Approximately 2 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Leisurely
  • Morning
    • Skip-the-line access to the Musée d’Orsay
    • Live Guide
  • Adults €59.00
    Children (ages 4-12) €54.00
    Infants (ages 0-3) €0.00
    • Skip-The-Line Access

    • Many Masterpieces

    • Van Gogh's Self-Portrait

    • Stunning Architecture

    • Interesting History

    • Licensed Guide

  • This tour meets at the Rhinoceros statue at the entrance of the Musee d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris

    The closest métro is Solferino (line 12) - Use the exit marked "Sortie 2 - rue de Bellechasse"; turn left on rue de Bellechasse. You may also take the RER C train to the Musée d'Orsay station.

  • English
  • 9
    • Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
    • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID. This is particularly important for guests who qualify for a student or child discount.
    • As with all museums, some galleries of the Musée d'Orsay may be closed without prior notice. In this case, your guide will make an appropriate substitution.
    • To ensure the safety of visitors, French authorities enforce security measures upon entry to the Musée d'Orsay. Suitcases, luggage, and larger bags are not allowed inside. Please accept our apologies for any delay or inconvenience caused by extra security checks.
    • Unfortunately, some of the rooms in the Musée d'Orsay are not wheelchair accessible. For a wheelchair-friendly alternative tour, please contact customer service.

Tour Highlights

  • Skip-the-Line Access to Musée d'Orsay
  • Stunning Architecture
  • Expert Guide
  • Masterpieces by Van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne, Gauguin, Manet, and more!

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    This tour meets at the Rhinoceros statue at the entrance of the Musee d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris

    The closest métro is Solferino (line 12) - Use the exit marked "Sortie 2 - rue de Bellechasse"; turn left on rue de Bellechasse. You may also take the RER C train to the Musée d'Orsay station.

     

  • Expand/Collapse What does 'Fat Tire Tours Approved' mean?

    We've been perfecting our tours since 1999, and we are always looking for new ways to improve our tour menu for our guests. We are committed to expanding the activities offered during your stay in Paris to make for an unforgettable experience. So for all of the experiences that we aren't able to deliver on our own, we've hand-selected the best local providers to offer a wide-range of unique and fun activities for our guests.

    With anything Fat Tire Tours Approved, you still receive our spectacular customer service ready to assist you in any way we can, 24/7, as well as the guarantee that we have hand selected the best possible partners to supplement our tour menu.

  • Expand/Collapse How many minutes prior to tour time should I meet?

    We request that all guests arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Due to the exclusive and timed nature of our entries, it's imperative that all guests arrive on time. We do not have the luxury of waiting for guests who are running late, or catching them up after the fact. 

    No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.

  • Expand/Collapse What is the number to call If I am lost, and trying to find the meeting point?

    If you are having problems finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at +33.1.85.08.19.76 and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.

     

  • Expand/Collapse How many people will be in my tour group?

    For the Musée d'Orsay Highlights Tour we limit the group size to 15 guests per tour guide.

  • Expand/Collapse Are children allowed on this tour?

    Of course! We are always eager to host families on our tours. 

  • Expand/Collapse Is there a reduced price for kids/students/infants/seniors?

    Children (age 4 - 12 years old) receive a discounted rate and Infants (ages 0 - 3) are free of cost.

    Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID. This is particularly important for guests who qualify for a student or child discount.

     

     

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour wheelchair accessible?

    Unfortunately, some of the rooms in the Musee d'Orsay are not wheelchair accessible. For a wheelchair-friendly alternative tour, please contact customer service. 

  • Expand/Collapse Does our ticket include exhibits?

    Your ticket includes access to the permanent collection. Any temporary exhibits (that require an additional fee) are not included, so they must be purchased separately (at the museum or directly through the museum's website).

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We offer 100% refunds on all tours if the reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled tour. We do not offer refunds for any reason once we are within 72 hours of the scheduled tour.

     

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