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Tools to help you plan your visit


Since December 2001, access to the permanent collections is free for all 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.

Temporary exhibitions fares vary depending on museums and temporary exhibtions. 

Opening hours

Opening Hours

The City of Paris' Museums are open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm. 

On Thursdays, opening hours are extended for temporary exhibitions to 8pm at the Petit Palais and 10pm at the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art.

To find out more about the museums' location and how to access them, visit their pages 


Museums closed for renovation

  • Palais Galliera until end of 2019
  • musée Carnavalet until beginning of 2020
  • Maison de Balzac until summer 2019
  • Hauteville House until 4thof april 2019


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