Outside it, the Musée D’Orsay has five female figures carved from stone, representing the continents- Asia, Africa, Oceania, the Americas and Europe. Quite good. Inside, it looks almost exactly like what it is- a railway station, although it’s been spruced up and decorated a bit (there’s carving along the ceiling, and there’s a huge gilded clock at the main entrance).
The collection inside is large, almost overbearingly so, and good. It's also very varied- there's exquisite sculpture (there’s a lot of stuff by Rodin, and even a piece by Sarah Bernhardt- I thought she was just an actress); furniture (some beautiful carved wooden cabinets, chairs, etc), tapestry, utensils, glassware, ceramics, pa...Read More