105 minutes private visit of the Orsay museum, a journey to the vibrating years of the 19th century art.
The late 19 century is a period of changes, a period of prosperity in France. A revolution in art was forming: Barbizon school, Realism, Impressionism. . . It is an important step before modern art. The stories of the artists and their relationships are as interesting as the their work. Orsay Museum tour is an one and half hour visit in a world of colors , emotion and stories.
The visit of Orsay Museum can be completed with a half day visit of Auvers sur Oise, the last residence of Van Gogh and where he painted the Auvers-sur-Oise church. Please inquire if interested to combine the excursion with this museum tour.
Itinerary : We go into the museum by the priority entrance. The visit of the museum starts on the ground floor with an introduction to the changes of art in the mid 19th century. We 'll look at some paintings of Millet, Ingres, Delacroix, Courbet, Couture etc. Afterwards, we go to the 5th floor for the Impressionist 's work. We'll end up with the post-impressionist work of Van Gogh and Gauguin.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In front of the Orsay museum.
End location: In the museum. You may look at the souvenirs shop or take a coffee break inside the museum.
Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
Walking inside the museum
My private guide service
Earphones for a better comfort of the tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
17 euro - 12 euros per adult for the museum entrance ticket
5 euros for drink
Entrance ticket and any personal purchase.
Entrance ticket is 12 euros per adult. Free for under 18 years old. (Bring a valid ID card if necessary) I can buy the tickets for you in advance and you reimburse me the day of the visit.