This magnificent, beaux-arts building is the home of France’s incredible national art collection including, impressionist, post-impressionist and art-nouveau art.
The grand Musée d’Orsay is one of the largest art museums in Europe. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914. Located on the left bank of the Seine, the Museum is housed in the former Gare d’Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station, which officially opened in 1986, in Paris.
The Museum has the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world. Many by master painters such as, Momnet, Renoir, Cezanne, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. Famous masterpieces include: ‘Starry Night Over the Rhône,’ by Vincent van Gogh and ‘Dance at Le moulin de la Galette’ by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. There are also magnificent sculptures by Gauguin, Claude and others.
Musee d’Orsay also displays the great diversity of artistic creation in the western world. Its incredible collections representing all expressive forms include: painting, sculptures, architecture, furniture, decorative arts and photography.
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Recommended Visit: 1 Day
Attraction Type: Arts, Culture, Heritage, Historical, Museums, Scenery, Sightseeing, Tours