Musée d'Orsay: Researchers



The Archive and Library teams are delighted to welcome you back, from Tuesday 23 June at 2pm..

See Conditions of Access for our new terms and conditions.
See you soon!

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.

Museum Documentation Room - Documentation
Conditions of access
Entrance Montherlant - Conditions of access
Documentary Resources
Handwritten notice - Documentary Resources
Useful links
Detail of the Railway Bridge at Argenteuil by Monet - Useful links
Document on a photocopier - Reproductions