Paris 2-Hour Private Guided Tour to Orsay Museum

Cultural & Theme Tours in France

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Enjoy this 2-hour private guided tour of Orsay Museum with the special focus on museum´s history and architecture and the 19th century art.
Once you meet your guide at the designated meeting point, you can get ready for two hours of art and culture. First you will be introduced to its history, and learn about the Italian architect Gae Aulenti and how he turned an abandoned station into a museum. You will walk where the train once ran, and admire the art from the mid-nineteenth century to 1914. You will cover realism, impressionism, post-impressionism and art-nouveau. You will discuss Delacroix, Ingres, Courbet, Daumier, Millet, Manet, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Rodin, Cezanne, Vang Gogh, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec and many others.

What’s included

  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Private guided tour
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by an art historian
  • Family friendly
  • Skip the line