Orsay Museum entrances

A Guide to Choosing the Right Orsay Museum Entrance on Your Visit

The Orsay Museum in Paris is a renowned art museum located on the left bank of the River Seine. A popular tourist attraction, the museum welcomes millions of visitors throughout the year from all over the world. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you find the right Orsay Museum entrance. Keep reading to find out how to enter the museum.

Orsay Museum Entrances

Orsay Museum entrances

The Orsay Museum has four main entry lines, all of which are located close to each other. When you reach the main entrance of the museum, you will notice 4 areas marked as ‘A,’ ‘B,’ ‘C,’ and ‘D.’

Entrance A: This entrance is for visitors who have not purchased their tickets or those who have passes to enter the museum.

Entrance B: Entrance B is for adult groups who have made prior reservations.

Entrance C: This entrance is for AFMO members, visitors who have already purchased their tickets, pass holders, visitors with special needs, and disabled persons. 

Entrance D: This entrance is strictly for school groups who have made prior reservations. 

*Please note that in case of special AFMO events like the Patron Pass Tour, members are to gather at the Montherlant entrance. This entrance is located on the riverside of the museum.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Orsay Museum Entrances

Q. Where is the Orsay Museum entrance?

A. All the Orsay Museum entrances are located together, near the main entrance of the museum.

Q. How many Orsay Museum entrances are there?

A. There are four Orsay Museum entrances.

Q. Are all the Orsay Museum entrances accessible?

A. Yes, all the Orsay Museum entrances are functional and accessible, depending on the type of ticket you hold.

Q. Which is the best Orsay Museum entrance for ticket holders?

A. Orsay Museum Entrance C is accessible to visitors with tickets.

Q. Which Orsay Museum entrance is suitable for disabled persons?

A. Orsay Museum Entrance C is accessible to disabled persons.

Q. Which Orsay Museum entrance is suitable for groups?

A. Orsay Museum Entrance B is for adult groups who have made prior reservations.

Q. Which Orsay Museum entrance is suitable for families?

A. Families who have made prior reservations can enter through Orsay Museum Entrance C.

Q. Which Orsay Museum entrance is suitable for members?

A. AFMO members can enter through Orsay Museum Entrance C.

Q. How do I avoid waiting in long queues at the Orsay Museum?

A. We recommend buying your tickets online to avoid waiting in long queues at the Orsay Museum.

Q. What are the Orsay Museum timings?

A. The Orsay Museum is open from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.