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Health measures in the City of Paris museums

Starting on June 16, the general public will be able to begin safely visiting the collections and exhibitions of the City of Paris museums.

In compliance with government directives and to guarantee optimal protection during visits, the City of Paris museums have implemented health measures and new means of reception after three months with closed doors.

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Before your visit

  • To visit a temporary exhibition, please reserve a ticket stamped with a time and date (even if entrance is free of charge), at to guarantee optimal control of traffic and ensure a totally safe experience.
  • You can reserve online tickets starting on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Ticket prices are listed below.
  • If you are a member with a Paris Musées Pass, or have a right to free entrance (including children), you must also reserve a free ticket online.
  • For reductions and free entrance, currently valid justification must be presented at the museum entrance.
  • Guided tours, independent tours and educational workshops are suspended for the moment, as well as the reception of groups.
  • If you have a pass for an exhibition, you do not need to make an online reservation. Go directly to the museum. You may enter when there is an available slot.
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory for all visitors over the age of 11 entering the museum. Remember to bring your mask with you since the museums do not provide them.
  • If you are sick and have symptoms, please postpone your visit.
  • Audio guide rental has been temporarily suspended. Certain museums have mobile apps for visiting that can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store and Google Play platforms.
  • Audio guides will be systematically disinfected after each use.
  • Cloakrooms will be closed except in museums that have lockers. Bags measuring over 45x36x20 cm are not allowed (40x30x20 cm at the Paris Catacombs).
  • You may consult the Visitor’s Charter using this link.

Opening Hours:

The museums are open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Paris Catacombs are open Tuesday to Sunday, from 9:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (last entrance at 7:30 p.m.). 

During your visit

  • When you arrive, please maintain a physical distance of at least one meter between yourself and other visitors or museum personnel.
  • Temporary, on-site purchases are possible only with a bank card.
  • To enter a temporary exhibition, you must show the museum agents your ticket obtained with an online reservation, and, if necessary, your justification for a reduced rate or free entrance (Paris Musées Pass or letter from Paris Musées if you are a member).
  • Wash your hands regularly, especially before you enter the museum. Hydroalcoholic gel is available at the entrance.
  • When you are inside the exhibition area, please remember to follow the itinerary signs and stay at a one-meter distance from others.
  • For hygienic reasons, please do not touch the digital devices along your pathway.
  • Signs listing health measures are displayed in various museum areas. Please follow instructions.


Paris Musées agents will be happy to answer your questions and guide you.

We wish you a pleasant visit.

Ticket prices

The permanent collections

The permanent collections of the City of Paris museums are free of charge and do not require an online ticket reservation

Temporary exhibitions 


Les Catacombes de Paris : 24€ / 22€

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