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Orsay Museum

Orsay Museum

Is a museum located in Paris, in the Orsay railway station. This building went through several stages of demolition and reconstruction, being used also for different purposes before being officially designated as a museum in 1986.
See some paintings of the Orsay Museum.

Orsay Museum building from the Seine at night.

The Orsay Museum exhibits much of the most famous impressionist art of the 19th century, the museum's rooms are divided into individual painters, styles, and sculptures. In addition, it has an auditorium for musical performances and concerts.

The building is divided into three floors, which chronologically order the displayed works. Besides hosting a large collection of paintings, the architecture of the building is part of the art itself, as it is an old and very striking construction. In 1973 it was declared a National Monument.


Address
1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur
Paris 75007, France.
Near Between the Royal Bridge and the Solférino footbridge over the Seine river.
Phone +33 140 494 814
Fax +33 140 134 911
Email museecie@rmngp.fr
Hours , .
Hours Comment The museum is closed every Monday of the year, as well as on May 1st and December 25th.
Metro Station Solférino.
Entrance Fee 11 € (general)
Location Coordinates
Latitude: 48.8599614
Longitude: 2.3243727
Foundation Year 1986
Institution Information See on Wikipedia
Also Known As Musée d'Orsay
Website


Paintings in the Orsay Museum: