Private tour

Orsay Museum with Private Guide

Activity provider: VISIT

Orsay Museum with Private Guide

Activity provider: VISIT

From US$ 538.46 per group up to 6

Fan of impressionism or simply looking for a cultural and historical tour? Then the place to go is Musee d'Orsay. See the largest collection of French impressionism paintings with a private and knowledgeable licensed guide.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, Spanish, French
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  • Listen to an expert guide that will bring the artists and their paintings to life
  • Benefit from a personalized experience just for you
  • Follow a carefully planned itinerary that covers the collection's most important artwork
Full description
On arrival, picture yourself in front of a former railway station, transformed into a museum and home to various treasures. But wait, you cannot simply pass through the doors of such an incredible place. First of all, you will have to brave the impressive creatures that stand guard over the entrance to the building, such as a rhinoceros, or an elephant measuring 3 metres in height. Your guide will recount the thousand and one lives that make up the legend of this iconic museum, known throughout the world for its rich collection of impressionist paintings, and shed light on the history of its leading works by equally exceptional artists. Find yourself caught in that magical place between dream and reality, totally immersed in one of the most marvellous pages of the City of Light's history. Tackling impressionism with a visit to the Musée d’Orsay is an incredibly enriching experience, from which everyone can draw enlightenment and reflection. The museum was born out of an association of a small number of artists in the second half of the 19th Century. Heavily criticised at first, it finally came to have a strong influence on the art of the period.
  • Licensed guide
  • 2 hours of guided tour
  • Orsay Museum entrance ticket
  • Transfer
  • Drinks and food

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Meeting point

1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris. Meet your guide at the rhinoceros statue on the esplanade at Orsay Museum.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • - There may be a line at the reserved access entrance, however this will be much shorter than at the standard entrance
  • - Persons under 18 years and EU residents under 26 may have a valid ID
  • - The museum is closed on Mondays
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Very nice, interesting and individual guided tour by Myriam in the Musee d'Orsay. There was an overview of the large inventory of the museum and then she went into great detail about the works that were important and interesting for us. There was also a lot of information about the individual painters. Despite the large number of visitors (free entry on the 1st Sunday of the month), it was a nice experience. We got our entrance fee refunded from GetyourGuide, very professional handling!

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October 7, 2021

Valerie was a first-rate guide for the Museum. She taught us so much regarding the context of the artists/painters. She gave us all a fine and eeeper understanding of what we werre looking at. We continue to talk about what tremendous luck we had finding your organization and having Valerie as our guide.

February 11, 2020

Lucineia was fabulous! So informative and made the museum very interesting for my 8 yr old daughter. In fact, Zoe said this was one of her favorite things she did in Paris!

August 18, 2019

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