The Musée d'Orsay is housed in the former Orsay train station, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built between at the end of the XIXth century. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography and principaly an extensive collection of impressionist masterpieces by such painters such asVan Gogh, Monet, Gauguin, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne. The impressionists used light colors and now all of them are famous for having departed from the tradition of painting "reality".
Address1, rue de Bellechasse 75007 Paris
How to get thereMetro : Solferino, Rue du Bac
RER C : Musée d'Orsay
Bus : 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94
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