Skip-the-line & Semi-Private Guided Tour: Orsay Museum

Cultural & Theme Tours in France
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Tour description

Join us on a 2 to 2.5 hour semi-private (8 guest maximum) tour of the Musée d’Orsay. Skip-the-line with our expert guides and explore the must-see works hanging in the Musée d’Orsay, Paris’s gallery dedicated to 19th century art and the Impressionists. Jump right into the sculptures and paintings in this world renowned gallery. Consider our Thursday evening option to beat the crowds if possible.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Musee d'Orsay, Paris, Ile-de-FranceJoin a guide on a tour through this converted, century-old train station and explore the artistic movements that led up to the Impressionists and their vibrant, colorful works. Visit Manet’s scandalous Luncheon on the Grass and Renoir’s Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette. Learn about those who preceded the Impressionists like Millet and The Gleaners, as well as those who followed like Van Gogh, as visible in his Bedroom in Arles. And of course you’ll check out works by Monet himself, including his famous poppies.Learn about the history and evolution behind this movement and understand why these seemingly simple works were so revolutionary at the time.Highlights generally include (if artwork is not on loan or being restored): • Manet’s Luncheon on the Grass  • Renoir’s Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette  • Monet’s Poppy Field and Waterlilies  • Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles  • Degas’s Ballerinas  • Millet’s The Gleaners-------------------- ITINERARY--------------------Explore masterpieces of art by French Impressionists and post-ImpressionistsSkip the long lines to enjoy priority entrance to the Orsay MuseumLearn about techniques used by artists such as Van Gogh, Renoir, and moreDiscover the highlights and lesser known gems of the OrsayAdmire the beautiful Beaux Arts building of the former rail stationDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Babylon Tours Paris, Paris, Ile-de-FranceYou’ve seen it in the movies, but what do you really know about Paris? We’ll share its stories, secrets, and scandals with you while exploring all of the places you won’t find on your own. Wander the streets and museums of the world’s most popular city on a small group or private tour of Paris. Our English speaking guides at Babylon Tours get you priority entrance and help you skip the lines at the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Go beyond the Eiffel Tower and experience Paris with Babylon Tours.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What's included

  • DURATION 2 - 2.5 HOURS
  • Entry/Admission - Musee d'Orsay

What's not included

  • Tour Price Does NOT Include Hotel Pickup or Drop-Off (We Recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour Does NOT Include Gratuities (OPTIONAL)
  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair


  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • All entrance fees included