Musée de l'Orangerie

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine - 75001 Paris Louvre
Book now

Closed on Friday 26 July and Wednesday 28 August.

Groups: the museum is closed to groups from 14 July to 11 August + 26/08 + 28/08.

From 15 May to the end of September, groups will be admitted on a 2:1 basis.

Individuals: The museum will be closed on 26 August and may also be closed on 28 August.

Reservations on our ticketing site are MANDATORY for all individual visitors wishing to come between 26 July and 11 August (Olympic Games period).

Concorde and Tuileries stations will be closed - we invite visitors to go through the middle of the Tuileries Gardens to get to the Orangery - Nearest station: Palais Royal or Madeleine.

In impressively-sized rooms, the Musée de la l'Orangerie houses a series of large Water Lilies paintings which are masterpieces offered by Monet himself to France in 1922. The lower ground floor houses the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collections which are dedicated to the great names of the 20th century: Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Soutine, etc.


gratuit ainsi que l'accompagnateur


Under 18s.


Free entry on the first Sunday of every month.
Free for under 26 year olds from countries within the European Union and for primary and secondary school teachers (except temporary exhibitions).


Full price: €6. Concessions: €4.50.




Bookings and practical information: [email protected]


Closed the morning of 14 July


Wednesday-Monday, 9am-6pm.

  • Ascension Day
  • 15 August
  • 1 January
  • 14 July
  • 8 May
  • 11 November


  • Educational activities
  • Shop/bookshop
  • Restaurant

Café du musée de l'Orangerie, Wednesday-Monday, 9:30am-5.30pm.


Offer adapted to disabled people
Hearing impairment

Physical disability:
- The entrance of the Musée de l'Orangerie is accessible via a ramp at the secondary entrance on the right side of the building
- The welcome desk does not have a lowered section but has a shelf on the front of the desk
- Nearby carparks:
¤ Jardin des Tuileries
¤ Carrousel (access via Quai des Tuileries or Rue de Rivoli)
- Vehicles can access the gardens to drop off visitors in front of the museum - must be authorized in advance, contact [email protected]
¤ Vehicles may not park within the gardens
¤ Access via the Pont de Fer entrance on Avenue Lemonnier (see map on the website)
- When entering the museum, disabled visitors must present themselves to security team to be accompanied within the museum
- The lift can hold one person in a wheelchair (unrestricted access)
- 3 canes are available for visitors
- Wheelchairs and stools are available upon presentation of ID
- The auditorium has adjustable seats and so can be navigated in a wheelchair

Hearing impairment:
- The museum can organize tours in French Sign Language for groups (booking required)
¤ French Sign Language tours are also organiwed for temporary exhibitions (available on the website) at a price of €4.50: meet at the waiting area near the tills
- The museum also offers lip-reading tours for groups (bookin required): organized through the museum according to programming (certain temporary exhibitions are not available in lip-reading format)
- Magnetic induction loop at the welcome desk, in the shop, in the workshop room and in the auditorium
- Museum staf are trained in French Sign Language

Visual impairment:
- The museum offers a pack of tactile boards at the welcome desk with a map of the rooms of the following works:
¤ Monet's 'Water Lilies'
¤ Rousseau's 'The Wedding Party'
¤ Matisse's 'Woman with Mandolin'
¤ Renoir's 'Young Girls at the Piano'
¤ Laurencin's 'Portrait of Mademoiselle Chanel'
¤ Picasso's 'Large Bather'
¤ Soutine's 'The Little Pastry Cook'
¤ Derain's 'Portrait of Paul Guillaume'
¤ Modigliani's 'Paul Guillaume'
¤ Derain's 'The Painter's Neice'
¤ Cézanne's 'Portrait of Madame Cézanne'
- Tactile tours can be organized for groups by booking, 5 tactile tables including:
¤ Laurencin's 'Portrait of Mademoiselle Chanel'
¤ Picasso's 'Large Bather'
¤ Soutine's 'The Little Pastry Cook'
¤ Derain's 'Portrait of Paul Guillaume'
¤ Modigliani's 'Paul Guillaume'
¤ Derain's 'The Painter's Neice'
¤ Cézanne's 'Portrait of Madame Cézanne'
- Audio decription tours in permanent collections by reservation, for groups only
- Documents in large font are available to all visitors throughout the temporary exhibitions

Mental disability:
- Visits can be organized according to the specific requirements of the booking
- Two guide documents are available at the welcome desk:
¤ Practical information booklet
¤ Permanent collection booklet
- Booklets also available in PDF format on the website

Adapted activities and workshops

Paris for people with disabilities

Official partner


Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine
75001 Paris
Parking lot
Concorde, 6-8 Avenue Gabriel - 75008 Paris
Public transportation
CMusée d'Orsay
2473Assemblee Nationale
72Concorde - Quai Des Tuileries

Useful information