Since December 2001, access to the permanent collections is free for all visitors in the following museums :

- City of Paris Museum of Modern Art
- Balzac's House (except when a temporary exhibition is programed)
- Bourdelle Museum*
- Carnavalet Museum - History of Paris
- Cernuschi Museum - Museum of Asian Art
- Cognacq-Jay Museum - Museum of the XVIIIth century art*
- Museum of the General Leclerc and the Paris' Liberation - Jean Moulin Museum
- Petit Palais - City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts
- Museum of Romantics
- Victor Hugo's House
- Zadkine Museum*

 Only a section of the museum is accessible for free when a temporary exhibition is programed

To support museums, a donation ticket for visiting a permanent or a temporary exhibition is available to the amount of 5€, on the basis of a voluntary contribution by the visitors.

However, there is an entrance fee all year long at the Catacombs, the Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame, and at Galliera - Museum of Fashion :

- Entrance fee at Galliera-Museum of Fashion depends from one temporary exhibition to another
- Entrance fee at the Catacombs is 13 € full price, 11€ reduced rate. (local purchase only)
- Entrance fee at the Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame is 7€ full price, 5€ reduced rate.
- Conbined ticket for Catacombs and Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame: 17 € full price, 14 € reduced rate. (local purchase only)

New: Online booking available for the catacombs 27 € full price (cutting-line and audioguide included in the admission ticket 27 € full price)

Temporary exhibitions fares vary depending on museums and temporary exhibtions. 

More information on the exhibitions web pages.

Reduced rate 2 applies toFree Admission

- youth and young adluts (18-26)
groups from 10 people 
- School teachers and librarians  
- Large families and holders of the Paris Pass Famille
- Members of : la Sauvegarde de l'Art Français, la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art Français, la Société francaise d'archéologie, la Société nationale des Antiquaires de France

- Youth 17 and under
- beneficaries of the following income support supplements (RSA, allocation parents isolés, allocation personnalisée d'autonomie et aide sociale de l'Etat pour les réfugiés)- Disabled and their personal care attendant
- job seekers
- City of Rome inhabitants (Paris twin City)
- City of Paris employees and councillors in activity or retired
- professional visual artists with written evidence
- Art World professionals (International Association of Art Critics, museum guides, French and foreign curators, « la commission du Vieux Paris »,  art press reporters and federations, ICOM and ICOMOS members)
- Members of the City of Paris’ Museums Friends of organization.