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Musée d’Orsay


The Musée d’Orsay is housed in the former train station, Gare d’Orsay.  The museum showcases the impressive Beaux-Arts railway station that was built between 1898 and 1900. The Musée d’Orsay exibits mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist pieces and masterpieces, by such renown painters such as Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, and Van Gogh.  Many of […]