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“Best of Impressionism!”
Review of Musee d'Orsay

Musee d'Orsay
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2-Hour Musée d'Orsay with Skip the Line Access
Ranked #1 of 1,132 things to do in Paris
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This beautiful museum, once a railroad station, now houses a staggering collection of Impressionist art, as well as other items created between 1848 and 1914. In 2011, the museum is running a renovation of the top floor (impressionist gallery). Only ground and medium floor are accessible. The top floor will re-open on the 20th of October. Meanwhile, some impressionist masterpieces are not visible.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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“Best of Impressionism!”
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Best of Impressionism, not as big as Louvre and therefore good option if you are on a short trip and do something more than spent all day in a museum.

Visited May 2012
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Omaha, Nebraska
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“For Its Size the Orsay is packed to the Rafters”
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Summer the crowds are very impressive/sometimes overwhelming. It has an incredible collection, viewed in natural light.

Visited August 2011
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Carrollton
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“only art museum we saw”
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I have to give the museum 5 stars for it's wonderful art. There was a strike of the cleaning workers when we were there and some litter was strewn around. Also, as in any popular museum there were sometimes so many people standing in front of the paintings that it was hard to see.

Visited April 2012
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Hong Kong, China
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“A must whilst in Paris”
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Definitely with a visit, especially if you only have time for one museum.

Visited May 2012
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Syosset, NY
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“Don't miss it - huge collection”
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Sooo many paintings displayed so well - possibly best museum I've been to

Visited May 2012
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