Mr. Selfish and I visited two wonderful musées in the 7th Arrondissement – the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée Rodin.
We purchased combination tickets to the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie (which is in the 1st Arrondissement). In conjunction with our trip to Giverny, these musées completed our Monet tour of Paris. Unfortunately, photographs are not technically allowed in the Musée d’Orsay, so you have to imagine all of the beautiful Monets in there. In any case, the building itself was gorgeous since it used to be a train station – Gare D’Orsay. Mr. Selfish and I thoroughly enjoyed the Musée d’Orsay – not only because the building itself was elaborate but because the impressionism art collection was quite extensive.
The other museum we visited in the 7th was the Musée Rodin. Mr. Selfish and I went on the first Sunday of October, which means that admission was free. This musée had an extensive sculpture garden, which we enjoyed.
You could also tour inside Rodin’s house, which had a very large collection of smaller sculptures.
Don’t forget to check out my recommendations for the other arrondissements in Paris here.