Musée d'Orsay in Paris

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Housed in a former ''Beaux-Arts'' railway station (completed in 1900 for the ''Exposition Universelle'', later saved from demolition and converted to its present use), the rambling, open-plan museum is home to the works of the great artists of the 19th century (1848-1914) - Impressionists, post-Impressionists, and the rest - that were formerly displayed in the Louvre. This is perhaps the most spectacular collection of European impressionism in the world-- breath-taking rooms full of Manet, Reno
Price: €8; concessions €5.50; under-18 free
Address: 1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur / rue de Lille
Directions: located on the Left Bank of the Seine, adjacent to the Pont Solferino and Pont Royal - opposite the Jardin des Tuileries in the 1st arrondissement, ''Métro: Solferino'', or ''Assemblée Nationale'', RER C: ''Musée d'Orsay'', bus 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83
Phone: +33 1 06 91 09 45

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