Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year

The Musée D'Orsay holds the greatest collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist works in the world.

The Musée D'Orsay holds the greatest collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist works in the world. Safe to say, then, that it's a cultural mecca, drawing endless visitors every year who want to soak up Van Gogh's southern sun, or lounge voyeuristically in the lily pads of Monet's gardens. And where better to house such a collection than in the grand old Gare D'Orsay, the Beaux-Arts railway station that was once the terminus for southwestern France.

The light-filled central hall has been used for various film sets, as well as a mailing centre in WWII. The plan for its conversion into an art gallery centred around its bridging a time-gap between the collection of the Louvre, and that of the Museum of Modern Art in the Pompidou Centre. It now holds 43 works of Degas, 46 of Camille Pissarro, 56 Cézannes and 86 by Monet, as well as hordes of other beautiful pieces. Arranged by movement and artist, the layout gives you a perspective of contemporary ideas, but also allows you to happily ignore the signage and absorb the beauty.

For more about the museum, don't miss Fiona Scott Lazareff's interview with Guy Cogeval, former director of the Musée d'Orsay.

Musée d'Orsay

1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris

Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year
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Opening Hours

Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday:
09:30 - 18:00
Thursday:
09:30 - 21:45
Friday:
09:30 - 18:00
Saturday:
09:30 - 18:00
Sunday:
09:30 - 18:00

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By on 25 May 2017 (Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year ) :
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Musée D'Orsay, Paris

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By on 25 May 2017 (Musée D'Orsay, Paris: All year ) :
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