62, rue de Lille
Paris Cedex 07 75343
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Just across the Seine from the Tuileries Gardens is the Musee d'Orsay. This museum lives in a former railway station, giving it a unique layout and feeling within. The Musée d'Orsay collection is rich and multi-disciplinary, with paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, architecture and photography.
Its masterpieces by Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Courbet, Rodin and Carpeaux have brought it an international reputation, as well as recognition for its expertise in the history of art in the second half of the 19th century. The museum has five floors of galleries, so allow ample time to experience it all.