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Musée d’Orsay

The Musée dOrsay at sunset, Paris July 2013

Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay is housed in a magnificent train station building, which is a historic site constructed for the 1900 World Fair. The Orsay is an internationally renowned art museum with a rich collection of Impressionist art and specialises in displaying artistic creations from 1848 to 1914.

Masterpieces of the Musée d’Orsay

Information about the Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay:

  • Name:                   Musée d’Orsay
  • City:                       Paris
  • Country:                France
  • Established:        1986
  • Type:                      Art & Design/Textile Museum also a Historic Building


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Photo Credit: By Joe deSousa (The Musée d’Orsay at sunset Uploaded by Paris 17) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons