Private tour

Musée d’Orsay: Private Tour

4.7 / 5

89 reviews

Musée d’Orsay: Private Tour

From $165.73 per person

See the largest collection of French impressionist paintings in a private group and discuss the works that interest you most with your guide. Benefit from a more intimate experience as you move through the museum with your knowledgeable, licensed guide in a private group.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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English, French, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Italian, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese
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Highlights
  • Discover masterpieces of art at the Musée d'Orsay with a private guide
  • Tour the museum at your pace and learn about the many works of art from your expert guide
  • Learn about techniques used by artists such as Van Gogh, Renoir, and more
  • Spend more time admiring the art and less time looking for it as your guide helps you travel seamlessly from work to work
Full description
Get an expert introduction to one of the most celebrated museums in Paris with a live tour guide. The museum, housed in a former train station, is steeped in history and contains a wealth of artworks from the 19th century. Learn about the featured artists of the museum’s collection of French art on this walking tour around the iconic museum. Explore the backgrounds and individual styles of artists such as Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, and Gauguin. As well as viewing some selected highlights, learn the secrets surrounding the techniques used by the Impressionists and post-Impressionists. Along the way, your guide will also explain the social background and turmoil of the 19th century, providing an in-depth insight into the layered artworks. With such insight, discover how a handful of art rebels paved the way for the Impressionist art movement.
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  • Musée d'Orsay private tour
  • Access to Musée d'Orsay
  • Live tour guide

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      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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      • Passport or ID card

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      • Luggage or large bags

      Know before you go

      • Some specific rooms inside the museum are subject to rules requiring quiet or a restricted right to speak inside
      • Some collections may vary throughout the year
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      Overall rating

      4.7 /5

      based on 89 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.8/5
      • Value for money
        4.3/5
      • Service
        4.6/5
      • Organization
        4.6/5
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      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

      December 29, 2019

      Alex was a terrific guide. very informative and personable.

      December 24, 2019

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