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.
Orsay museum is closed on Monday.
Children under 18 years old is free of entrance fee, please inform me before booking.
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, next to the elephant statue.
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
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 euro - Personal purchase and drink
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Celia gave us (6 guests) a WONDERFUL tour of Musee d'Orsay! Our flight was delayed arriving in Paris and she was very kind to move up our tour time, no problem. Celia has a great perspective and tons of information on it seems all types of art!