Musée d'Orsay opening hours

Opening Days and Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM.

9:30 AM - 9:45 PM.

Closing Days

Closed on Mondays, May 1st, and December 25th.

What are the Opening Hours and Days of the Musée d'Orsay?

The Musée d'Orsay is open every day from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. It is closed on Mondays, May 1st, and December 25th.
The last entry for visitors is at 5:00 PM, for exhibitions at 5:15 PM, and the galleries start closing at 5:30 PM.

Does the Musée d'Orsay Open at Night?

Yes, on Thursdays, the museum remains open until 9:45 PM. The last access to the museum and exhibitions is at 9:00 PM, and the galleries start closing from 9:30 PM.

What Is the Best Time to Visit the Museum?

The best time to visit the Musée d'Orsay is in the morning or afternoon from Wednesday to Friday. Weekends and Tuesdays are usually the busiest days. Also, on Thursdays, when the museum closes at 9:45 PM, there is less crowd after 6:00 PM.
The ideal period is during the low season (from November to May) when there are fewer visitors in Paris.

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