Musée d'Orsay: Rush hours

Rush hours

Buy your tickets in advance, and enter the museum through entrance C (reserved entry).

Current waiting time

Entrance A (general public) et Entrance C (individual visitors with tickets or priority).

Please note

The 1-hour waiting time displayed indicates a minimum delay as it is difficult to be any more precise because of the configuration of the museum.

General public

Priority access

Peak hours

These visitor number details are for information only. They are not legally binding, and do not commit the Musée d'Orsay in any way.

Average queuing time: Wednesday, Thursday late opening, Friday

Extended queuing time: Thursday except late opening, Saturday

Peak queuing time: Tuesday, Sunday

Peak hours
TuesdayPeak queuing timePeak queuing time
WednesdayAverage queuing timeAverage queuing time
ThursdayExtended queuing timeExtended queuing timeAverage
FridayAverage queuing time
SaturdayExtended queuing timeExtended queuing time
SundayPeak queuing timePeak queuing time

Plan your visit

The free mobile application Affluences (Android and iOS), indicates the current waiting time to the Musée d'Orsay, as well as the estimated waiting time for each hour of the day.

Enlarge font size Reduce font size Print