FAQ / Orangerie

How much is admission to the Orangerie?

The admission prices for the permanent collection and special exhibitions is 9€. AFMO members receive free admission.

Which days is the Orangerie closed?

The Orangerie is closed every Tuesday. January 1, May 1, July 14 (morning only), and December 25.

Where are the Orangerie entrances located?

The entrance for the Orangerie is located in the Jardin des Tuilieries, 75001 Paris.

Is it necessary to reserve group visits for the Orangerie?

Yes, groups are only admitted with a prior reservation. To reserve a group visit, you may email reservations@musee-orangerie.fr or phone +33 (0)1 44 77 81 11.

How can I make purchases from the museums' gift shops?

You may also access the museum’s online gift shop.

Remember, AFMO members benefit from reduced rates! Members received the a 5% reduction at the gift shop, 10% off in the restaurant, and 20% off the rental of audio guides for a member and one guest.

How can I obtain the rights to use images of works of art from the museums' collections?

Permission to publish images must be obtained by sending an application in writing to the director of the Musée d’Orsay. The Réunion des Musées Nationaux (RMN) owns the rights to images of all works of art within the museums of France. These images are able to be ordered on their website at www.photo.rmn.fr.

The Art Resource is the American affiliate to the RMN. For access to their images, please visit www.artres.com.

How can I arrange an event at the Orangerie?

To arrange a private event at the Orangerie, you may email: location@musee-orangerie.fr

Do the museums allow photography?

Photography and filming are not allowed in the museum galleries. Reproductions of most of the works in the collections can be downloaded from the website.

For permissions for professional photography/filming companies and media productions, please refer to the following » 

For inquires for permission to photograph or film within the museum, please call +33 (0)1 40 49 47 42.

How can I find information about American art in France?

The La Fayette catalogue, created in 2006 within the Musée du Louvre, offers a bilingual online inventory of over 1800 works produced between 1620 and 1940 by American artists now kept in French public collections. The catalogue includes over 1150 digital color images, a French bibliography, a timeline, and historical and thematic texts on American art. It includes works of art of all media except prints and photography. The complete catalogue can be accessed online here »