The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Musée d’Orsay

The Musée dOrsay at sunset, Paris July 2013

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 on displaying artistic creations from 1848 to 1914.

The Masterpieces of the Musée d’Orsay include:

Further insights about the Musée d’Orsay are available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   Musée d’Orsay
  • City:                       Paris
  • 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 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons