For approximately two months as of 3 February, the lift to the library and archive centre will be out of service due to maintenance work.
Readers who find it difficult to climb stairs can contact us in advance on +33 (0)1 40 49 48 04 (archive reception desk) or on +33 (0)1 40 49 49 29 (library reception desk).
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.
The archive centre and library team.
The archive and the library were created before the museum opened to the public, and are reference tools for art historians specialising in the second half of the 19th century. These two entities within the research department are responsible for disseminating and promoting the documentary collections through research projects, and encouraging collaboration with other institutions.The Prix du Musée d'Orsay, is an annual award for the publication of a selected thesis.