For its major exhibitions, the Musée d'Orsay's curators have developed a series of audio tours and invite you to discover their selection of works with informative commentary.

The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852-1870

This audio guide is available in French, English and Italian.

Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870). The Youth of Impressionism.

This audio guide is available in French, English and Italian.

Hire charge
€5 per audioguide
special rate for cardholders: €4;€

Permanent Collections

General Public

The Musée d'Orsay offers audio tours exploring its permanent collections, with commentary on over 300 works and 6 themed tours.

Discover our themed tours

These audio tours are available in French, German, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Russian.

To hire at the museum
€5 per audio guide
special rate for cardholders: €4

"The Musée d'Orsay for Families"

Available only for touch screen tablets, this application offers nine themed tours of the collections for adult visitors accompanied by children aged 8 to 12 years. Each tour looks at the museum’s iconic works from a specific angle (reading a portrait, travel, art, history, etc.) enabling both children and parents to explore the rich diversity of the collections. The application also provides practical information specifically for families.

To hire at the museum
€5 per tablet

To download

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Audioguides are equipped with induction loops for visitors with hearing aids

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