The Advantages of the Carte blanche

The Carte blanche offers privileged, unlimited access to the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions in the Musée d'Orsay and Musée de l'Orangerie for a full year, as well many other benefits and discounts.

At the Musée d'Orsay


  • Access through reserved entrance C
  • Admission from 9am (subject to occasional changes in opening times)
  • Unlimited access to the permanent collections
  • Unlimited access to the temporary exhibitions

Cultural events

Reduced rates for the following activities:

  • Guided tours
  • Cinema
  • Shows, evening concerts, special concerts (Holders of the Young Person's Carte blanche enjoy a special rate of €8 for these events)
  • Lunchtime concerts and concerts in the Salle des Fêtes
  • Concert subscriptions


Discounts on the following services:

  • Audioguide (€4 instead of €5)
  • Restaurants (10% discount)
  • Bookshop (5% discount)

At the Musée de l'Orangerie

  • Fast-track admission
  • Unlimited access to the permanent collections
  • Unlimited access to the temporary exhibitions
  • Discounts on guided tours
  • Discounts on audioguides (€4 instead of €5)
  • 5% discount in the bookshop

Advance news

  • Receive our e-newsletter
  • Have the museums' programmes and member's newsletter sent to your home address

At our partner institutions

  • Free admission on certain days to Musée d'Orsay exhibitions held at the Galeries nationales – Grand Palais. Reduced rate on other days.
  • Special rates and invitations to events at many cultural establishments.

Discover all partner advantages


Along with the advantages offered by the Solo option, your guest can enjoy unlimited access through the reserved entrance, special rates for individual tickets to cultural events and in our partner institutions...

You may bring a different guest for each visit, limited to one guest per day.
Valid whatever the age of your guest, including with the Young Person's Carte Blanche Duo.

Rates and benefits subject to change

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