Dive into the celebrated Impressionist and Post-Impressionist era at the Orsay Museum
Plunge into the world of Impressionism at the Orsay and Orangerie museums, located on the banks of the River Seine
Explore the famed Musee de L'Orangerie and its extensive collection of 20th-century art
Following a closure due to the ongoing pandemic, the Orsay Museum has reopened its doors to the public. This move comes with various health and hygiene measures that have been enforced for public safety.
Here’s everything you need to know before your visit:
Q. Is it safe to visit the Orsay Museum post-COVID-19?
A. To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Orsay Museum now accepts only online reservations. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of its visitors.
Q. What are the safety measures and guidelines in place at the Orsay Museum?
A. In light of COVID-19, multiple health and safety measures have been enforced. The Orsay Museum now accepts only online reservations. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face throughout their entire visit; hand sanitizing gels are available for visitors at the entrance. Group reservations for guided and unguided tours must be made at least a month in advance either online or via post.
Q. Are Orsay Museum tickets available online now?
A. Yes. You can book your Orsay Museum tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations.
Q. What is the cancelation policy for Orsay Museum tickets?
A. It depends on the Orsay Museum ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, for others there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation.
Q. Are guided tours of the Orsay Museum available post-COVID-19?
A. Yes, unguided and guided tours of the Orsay Museum are available. However, bookings should be made at least a month in advance either online or via post. Group tours are permitted from 09:15 AM to 03:45 PM between Tuesday to Saturday.
Q. What are Orsay Museum opening hours post-COVID-19?
A. Orsay Museum opening hours post-COVID-19 are 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM from Tuesday to Sunday (final entry at 05:15 PM). On Thursdays, visits are permitted until 09:45 PM. The museum is closed on Mondays, 1 May and 25 December.