Musée d’Orsay Skip-the-line Guided Tour

1  hours
45  mins
1-20  people
Discover the great Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces with an expert local guide. See iconic works by Manet, Monet, Van Gogh, and Gaugin, and get up close with the swirling colors of artistic revolution in Parisians’ favourite museum.
From 69.90€ / person
Free cancellation
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Skip the lines and discover the world’s greatest Impressionist art on our guided small group tour.

Skip the long entrance lines and follow your expert guide on a journey through the world’s greatest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in one of the most dazzling museums in Paris. See iconic works created by legendary artists such as Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh. Learn how their sublime colours and revolutionary techniques shook the art world to its foundations, and how their colourful lives shaped their work and dramatically changed the face of art.

"This is definitely a must do tour if you love art. Our guide Ivan was amazing! His knowledge of history and public speaking skills were phenomenal! I highly recommend booking this tour, because it really makes it easier and more enjoyable to visit the museum with a guide, compared to doing it alone without having much knowledge."


See the major highlights of the world’s greatest collection of Impressionist paintings.
Learn the fascinating stories behind iconic artworks from an expert guide.
Skip the long lines with access straight into the museum.

What's Included

1h45’ fully guided tour of the Musée d’Orsay
Timed entry ticket allows you to bypass long lines
Expert, fully accredited English-speaking guide

Free Cancellation

We know plans change, so we’re happy to offer a full refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour’s departure time.

Skip the Lines

You’ll be whisked past the long entry lines with our pre-reserved, timed entrance reservations.

Accredited expert guide

Your professional and passionate guide will bring to life one of the most intoxicating and daring periods in artistic history.


Eat lunch at Musee d'Orsay

Add lunch to this tour

Take the opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch in the spectacular museum restaurant. Built in 1900, this lavish dining room is listed as a historic monument and is now run by renowned chef Alain Ducasse. A meal under the glittering chandeliers is the perfect way to end your tour of this stunning museum.
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A small group at the Orsay museum

Semi Private Musée d’Orsay Guided Tour

This small group tour allows for an intimate and relaxed visit, with a maximum of 6 guests per group. After the tour you are free to remain in the museum at your leisure and continue exploring for as long as you wish.
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Taking a private tour at Musee d'Orsay

Private Musée d’Orsay Guided Tour

See the Musée d’Orsay on your own terms. Book a private tour for your family and friends, and our expert local guide will tailor your experience to let you explore at your own pace.
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Frequently Asked Questions

We have pre-reserved entry tickets and a reservation that allows us to skip the entry lines. Group bookings have an allocated time slot and separate entry lines so we should enter at our booking time. 

You can take photos inside the museum. Please note selfie sticks are not allowed.

You can stay in the museum after your tour. Once you exit the museum however you will not be able to re-enter.

You can cancel your tour for any reason up to 24 hours before your tour departure time and receive a full refund. Within 24 hours we’ve already started preparing for your tour and won’t easily be able to fill your spot, so we won’t be able to offer a refund after that point.


Our Musée d’Orsay tours often sell out!

Don’t wait to book your space!

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