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 Douanier Rousseau. Archaic Candour.

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

Charles Gleyre (1806-1874). The reformed Romantic

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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