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Friday, 20 March 2015 11:45

The Musee d’Orsay Lifts Its Photography Ban

The Musee d'Orsay has dropped its ban on visitors taking photos of artworks after France's culture minister openly flouted the restriction on Monday, sparking criticism.

The museum, which houses many impressionist paintings, has now aligning itself with rules in force in other major museums in Paris and around the world, which allow visitors to take photos as long as flashes and tripods aren't used.

The no-photos policy, which had been in place since 2009, was lifted on Wednesday.

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