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

Closed Reopens Friday 23/02 at 09:30
Fri 23 Sat 24 Sun 25 Mon 26 Tue 27 Wed 28 Thu 01
09:30 12:00
12:00 14:00
14:00 18:00
18:00 21:45
Very high

Some recent contributions of the community

  • Quentin H.
    Quentin H. waited 8 min-- 10 days
  • Jean F.
    Jean F.Orsay not oppenning yet No information about the delay-- 5 months
  • Karine
    Karine waited 45 min-- 9 months
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  • Karine
    Karine waited 45 min-- 9 months
  • marta
    marta1h30 d'attente :-((-- 9 months
  • Karl R.
    Karl R. waited 15 min-- 9 months
  • Anne
    Anne waited 10 minun peu de monde mais billet coupe file-- 10 months
  • Charline M.
    Charline M. waited 1h10-- 10 months
  • Killian C.
    Killian C. waited 20 min-- 11 months
  • Catherine
    Catherine5min de queue. quasi personne.-- about 1 year
  • Juliette S.
    Juliette S. waited 10 min-- about 1 year

Our tips

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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


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

Opening hours


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


  • 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
International call rate


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

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