About this Tour
Don’t miss the world’s greatest collection of Impressionist and Post Impressionist art! The Musée d’Orsay is home to some of the world’s most iconic artworks, created by now legendary artists such as Monet, Manet, Renoir and Van Gogh. Follow your guide on a 2 hour journey through one of the most exciting periods of the history of art, and discover one of the most dazzling museums in Paris. After your tour, enjoy a delicious gourmet French lunch in the spectacular museum restaurant.
Housed in a spectacular Beaux-Arts building that was once a train station, the Musée d’Orsay is now one of the must-see museums for all visitors to Paris. Meet your guide just outside the museum, and join our tour, allowing you to skip the long lines and gain priority access. Our fully accredited guides are eager to share their passion for this stunning museum with you and your group of 25 people or fewer.
During your visit, learn why these now-renowned paintings were considered so scandalous when they were first shown; how their sublime colors and revolutionary techniques shook the art world to its foundations; and how the colorful lives of the painters themselves shaped their work and dramatically changed the face of art. Let your guide take you on a journey through time and discover how these daring artists fought to be recognized. You will certainly recognize many of the breathtaking paintings on show here, and the chance to see Monet’s Water Lilies or Manet’s sublime Olympia up close is not to be missed. Your guide will take you to the most iconic and important works in the museum, and will end the tour by escorting you to the museum restaurant .After the museum tour, enjoy a delicious lunch at the Musée d’Orsay restaurant. Built in 1900, this lavish dining room is listed as a historic monument, and serves fine, traditional French cuisine. A meal under the glittering chandeliers is the perfect way to end your tour of this dazzling museum. After your lunch, you are free to continue exploring the museum at your leisure.