Musée de l'Orangerie

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine - 75001 Paris

Louvre - 1er Arrondissement

Ticket valid the day of your choice until 05/27/2020


What's on?

COVID19: reopening of the Musée de l'Orangerie on June 22, 2020. Obligatory online reservation of a time slot. Ticket office opens on June 8, 2020.

Reopening - after renovation - of the Walter-Guillaume rooms (the basement collections) on September 16, 2020.


In impressively-sized rooms, the Musée de la l'Orangerie houses a series of large Water Lilies paintings which are masterpieces offered by Monet himself to France in 1922. The lower ground floor houses the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collections which are dedicated to the great names of the 20th century: Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Soutine, etc.

Architectural style

  • Napoléon III


  • Peinture

Epoque des collections

  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Modernisme (XXe)


Tuileries Gardens

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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Car park/Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools

Visitor tools

Selection of works with commentary in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian and Chinese. €5 / €4 (members + 1 guest each)

Educational activities

Stories, mimes and family tours: €4.50 Workshops: €7

Combined tickets

Passeport Musée de l'Orangerie - musée d'Orsay : €18 (permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, valid for 3 months after date of purchase).


Café du musée de l'Orangerie, Wednesday-Monday, 9:30am-5.30pm.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price: €6.50. From September 16, 2020: €11/adult.

Group tour

Bookings and practical information:


Free entry on the first Sunday of every month.
Free for under 26 year olds from countries within the European Union and for primary and secondary school teachers (except temporary exhibitions).

Free for young people and children

Under 18s.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Closing times


Exceptional closure

Closed the morning of 14 July

Opening times

Wednesday-Monday, 9am-6pm.

Exceptional opening

  • 1 January
  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

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Musée de l'Orangerie

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine
75001 Paris

  • Subway - Concorde
  • Bus - 42, 52, 72, 73, 84, 94

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

Physical disability:
- The entrance of the Musée de l'Orangerie is accessible via a ramp at the secondary entrance on the right side of the building
- The welcome desk does not have a lowered section but has a shelf on the front of the desk
- Nearby carparks:
¤ Jardin des Tuileries
¤ Carrousel (access via Quai des Tuileries or Rue de Rivoli)
- Vehicles can access the gardens to drop off visitors in front of the museum - must be authorized in advance, contact
¤ Vehicles may not park within the gardens
¤ Access via the Pont de Fer entrance on Avenue Lemonnier (see map on the website)
- When entering the museum, disabled visitors must present themselves to security team to be accompanied within the museum
- The lift can hold one person in a wheelchair (unrestricted access)
- 3 canes are available for visitors
- Wheelchairs and stools are available upon presentation of ID
- The auditorium has adjustable seats and so can be navigated in a wheelchair

Hearing impairment:
- The museum can organize tours in French Sign Language for groups (booking required)
¤ French Sign Language tours are also organiwed for temporary exhibitions (available on the website) at a price of €4.50: meet at the waiting area near the tills
- The museum also offers lip-reading tours for groups (bookin required): organized through the museum according to programming (certain temporary exhibitions are not available in lip-reading format)
- Magnetic induction loop at the welcome desk, in the shop, in the workshop room and in the auditorium
- Museum staf are trained in French Sign Language

Visual impairment:
- The museum offers a pack of tactile boards at the welcome desk with a map of the rooms of the following works:
¤ Monet's 'Water Lilies'
¤ Rousseau's 'The Wedding Party'
¤ Matisse's 'Woman with Mandolin'
¤ Renoir's 'Young Girls at the Piano'
¤ Laurencin's 'Portrait of Mademoiselle Chanel'
¤ Picasso's 'Large Bather'
¤ Soutine's 'The Little Pastry Cook'
¤ Derain's 'Portrait of Paul Guillaume'
¤ Modigliani's 'Paul Guillaume'
¤ Derain's 'The Painter's Neice'
¤ Cézanne's 'Portrait of Madame Cézanne'
- Tactile tours can be organized for groups by booking, 5 tactile tables including:
¤ Laurencin's 'Portrait of Mademoiselle Chanel'
¤ Picasso's 'Large Bather'
¤ Soutine's 'The Little Pastry Cook'
¤ Derain's 'Portrait of Paul Guillaume'
¤ Modigliani's 'Paul Guillaume'
¤ Derain's 'The Painter's Neice'
¤ Cézanne's 'Portrait of Madame Cézanne'
- Audio decription tours in permanent collections by reservation, for groups only
- Documents in large font are available to all visitors throughout the temporary exhibitions

Mental disability:
- Visits can be organized according to the specific requirements of the booking
- Two guide documents are available at the welcome desk:
¤ Practical information booklet
¤ Permanent collection booklet
- Booklets also available in PDF format on the website

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Museum in the same district: Louvre

Museum in the same arrondissement: 1st arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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