Musée d'Orsay

Off to the Musée d'Orsay? See our inside advice for a queue free visit. We're also clued up on opening times and phone numbers too!

Make sure to buy your tickets online before your visit!

Estimated wait

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09:30 12:00
12:00 14:00
14:00 18:00
18:00 21:45
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Our tips

Our practical advice in high season

  • Crowds can be very bad during a temporary exhibition. In some cases, you might have to queue for an hour just to get to the ticket desk.
  • We strongly recommend you buy your tickets online- thus skipping the first queue for the ticket desk.
  • Entry C is reserved for those that have bought tickets: skip the whole line!
  • If you’re planning on visiting at a weekend, bear in mind it is quieter in the morning than after midday.
  • The museum is open on public holidays during the high season.

Orsay Museum

Prices

  • Full price: 12€
  • Reduced ticket: 9€

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Opening hours

Open:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: from 9:30am to 6pm.
  • Thursday: from 9:30am to 9:45pm.

Closed:

  • Mondays
  • 1st January, 1st May and 25th December.

Ticket office

  • Full rate: 12€
  • Reduced: 9€

Contact the Musée d'Orsay

Musée d'Orsay +33 (0)1 40 49 48 14
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Address

Musée d'Orsay
📍 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur
75007
Paris
  • RER: C, Musée d’Orsay.
  • Metro: 12, Solférino.
  • Bus: lines 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94.

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