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Free admission and good deals in museums and monuments in Paris

Paris and the Paris region boast a wealth of museums and monuments of great artistic and cultural significance, notably the Louvre, the Pompidou Centre, Quai Branly and the Musée d'Orsay.

Several of these exceptional venues can be visited free of cost at specific times on particular days.

Some museums, like the Musée Carnavalet, the Musée de la Vie Romantique and the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, offer free entry every day, all year round. This is also the case for the permanent collections of 14 City of Paris museums.

Other museums offer free entry on the first Sunday of each month, including the Musée d’Art Moderne, the Pompidou Centre and the Musée d’Orsay. Some museums, like the Louvre, the Conciergerie and the Sainte Chapelle, are free all year round for people under 26.

Note: There are also free late night openings at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie and the Musée des Arts et Métiers.

See the full list of free-entry museums and monuments in Paris and Ile-de-France below.

 Free every day, all year round

 Free on 1st Sunday of the month, all year round

 Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st October to 31 March inclusive
 Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st November to 31 March inclusive
 Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st November to 31 May inclusive
 Free admission during late evening closures
 Free admission for under 26-year-olds and teachers

Free every day, all year round

Free permanent collections

11, avenue du Président Wilson, Paris 16th - Metro Iéna

  • Maison de Balzac (free admission to the collections, except during temporary exhibition periods)

47, rue Raynouard, Paris 16th - Metro Passy

  • Musée Bourdelle (free admission to only a part of the collections during exhibitions)

16, rue Antoine Bourdelle, Paris 15th - Metro Montparnasse - Bienvenüe

23, rue de Sévigné, Paris 3rd - Metro Saint-Paul Chemin Vert

7, avenue Velasquez, Paris 8th - Metro Villiers

  • Musée Cognacq-Jay (free admission to only a part of the collections during exhibitions)

Hôtel Donon - 8, rue Elzévir, Paris 3th - Metro Saint-Paul

Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris 8th - Metro Champs-Elysées - Clemenceau

Hôtel de Rohan-Guéménée - 6, place des Vosges, Paris 4th - Metro Bastille

16, rue Chaptal, Paris 9th - Metro Pigalle

Free entry

2, rue de la Légion d'honneur, Paris 7th - Metro Solférino

Institut Catholique de Paris - 21, rue d'Assas, Paris 6th - Metro Rennes

10, rue Mabillon, Paris 6th - Metro Saint-Germain-des-Prés

11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 5th - Metro Cardinal Lemoine / Place Monge

9 rue Scribe, Paris 9th - Metro Opéra

39, boulevard des Capucines, Paris 2nd - Metro Opéra

Hôtel de Police du Ve arrondissement - 4, rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève, Paris 5th - Metro Maubert - Mutualité

47, rue Monge, Paris 5th - Metro Cardinal Lemoine

Place Georges Pompidou / Rue Saint Martin, Paris 4th - Metro Rambuteau

Place Hannah Arendt, angle des rues des Alouettes et Carducci, Paris 19th - Metro Buttes-Chaumont Jourdain

  • Musée Zadkine (free admission to the collections, except during temporary exhibition periods)

100bis, rue d'Assas, Paris 6th - Metro Notre-Dame-des-Champs

59, avenue Foch, Paris 16th - Metro Porte Dauphine

Aéroport le Bourget, 93 - RER Le Bourget

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, all year round

In Paris:

 Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4th - Metro Hôtel de Ville / Châtelet - Les Halles

Hôtel de Miramion - 47, quai de la Tournelle, Paris 5th - Metro Maubert - Mutualité / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

60, rue Réaumur, Paris 16th - Metro Arts et Métiers

Hôtel de Mongelas -  62, rue des Archives, Paris 3rd - Metro Hôtel de Ville / Châtelet - Les Halles

6 rue de Furstenberg, Paris 6th - Metro Saint-Germain-des-Prés / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

14, rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris 9th - Metro Trinité

Hôtel de Montmorency-Bours - 85, rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris 6th - Metro Vaneau

43, avenue de Villiers, Paris 17th - Metro Malesherbes

6, place Paul Painlevé, Paris 5th - Metro Cluny - La Sorbonne / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris 1st - Metro Concorde

1, rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7th - Metro Solférino / Musée d'Orsay

Hôtel Salé - 5, rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd - Metro Saint-Paul / Châtelet - Les Halles

Palais de Chaillot - 1, place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre, Paris 16th - Metro Trocadéro / Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel

293, avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12th - Metro Porte Dorée

37, quai Branly Portail Debilly, Paris 7th - Metro Alma - Marceau / Pont de l'Alma

79, rue de Varenne, Paris 7th - Metro Varenne / Invalides

In Ile-de-France:

Place Charles de Gaulle, 78 - RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye

14, rue du Port, 92 - Metro Boulogne - Pont de Saint-Cloud

19, avenue Auguste Rodin, 92 - Metro Mairie d’Issy

28, avenue André-Morizet, 92 - Metro Marcel Sembat

Place du Général de Gaulle, 60

  • Musée franco-américain du Château de Blérancourt (closed for renovation work until 2016)

Château de Blérancourt, 02
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Route des Granges, 78 - RER Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

Avenue du Château, 92 - RER Rueil Malmaison

Place de la Manufacture, 92 - Pont de Sèvres

Château d'Ecouen, 95 - Garges - Sarcelles

  • Musée départemental Maurice Denis

2bis, rue Maurice Denis, 78 - RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye
More info on the Musée départemental Maurice Denis

16, rue Auguste Gervais, 92 - Metro Mairie d'Issy

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st October to 31 March

Paris 1st - Metro Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st November to 31 March inclusive

In Paris:

Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris 8th - Metro Charles de Gaulle - Etoile

2, boulevard du Palais, Paris  1st - Metro Cité / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

Place du Panthéon, Paris 5th - Metro Cardinal Lemoine / Luxembourg

4, boulevard du Palais, Paris 1st - Metro Châtelet / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

6 place du parvis Notre-Dame, Paris 4th - Metro Saint-Michel / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

In Ile-de-France:

1, rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 93 - Metro Basilique de Saint-Denis

  • Château de Pierrefonds

Rue Viollet-Le-Duc, 60
More info on the Château de Pierrefonds

Avenue de Paris, 94 - Château de Vincennes

78 - RER Versailles - Rive Gauche

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st November to 31 May inclusive

In Ile-de-France:

31, rue de Paris, 77 - RER Noisiel

82, rue de Villiers, 78 - RER Poissy

2, avenue Carnot, 78 - RER Maisons-Laffitte

78 - SNCF Rambouillet

14, avenue Gambetta, 92 - SNCF Sèvres - Ville d’Avray

Free admission during late evening closures

Free on Wednesday evening

Hôtel Henault de Cantobre - 5-7, rue de Fourcy, Paris 4th - Metro Saint-Paul

Free on Thursday evening

60, rue Réaumur, Paris 16th - Metro Arts et Métiers

Free admission for under 26-year-olds and teachers

Free admission to the permanent collections of the national museums and monuments for young people under 26-years-old from one of the 28 European Union countries and teachers working in public primary and secondary schools in France.

In Paris :

Paris 1st - Metro Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre

43, avenue de Villiers, Paris 17th - Metro Malesherbes

6 rue de Furstenberg, Paris 6th - Metro Saint-Germain-des-Prés / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

14, rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris 9th - Metro Trinité

79, rue de Varenne, Paris 7th - Metro Varenne / Invalides

1, rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7th - Metro Solférino / Musée d'Orsay

6, place d'Iéna, Paris 16th - Metro Iéna

37, quai Branly Portail Debilly, Paris 7th - Metro Alma - Marceau / Pont de l'Alma

Palais de Chaillot - 1, place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre, Paris 16th - Metro Trocadéro / Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel

293, avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12th - Metro Porte Dorée

6, place Paul Painlevé, Paris 5th - Metro Cluny - La Sorbonne / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

Hôtel de Montmorency-Bours - 85, rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris 6th - Metro Vaneau

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris 1st - Metro Concorde

Hôtel Salé - 5, rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd - Metro Saint-Paul / Châtelet - Les Halles

 Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4th - Metro Hôtel de Ville / Châtelet - Les Halles

Hôtel de Miramion - 47, quai de la Tournelle, Paris 5th - Metro Maubert - Mutualité / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

Esplanade des Invalides, Paris 7th - Metro Invalides

  • Les Arts Décoratifs (permanent collections and temporary exhibitions other than those in the Nave)

107, rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st - Metro Tuileries

107, rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st - Metro Tuileries

107, rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st - Metro Tuileries

63, rue de Monceau, Paris 8th - Metro Villiers

60, rue Réaumur, Paris 16th - Metro Arts et Métiers

17, place du Trocadéro, Paris 16th - Metro Trocadéro

11 quai de Conti, Paris 6th - Metro Pont Neuf

34, boulevard de Vaugirard, Paris 15th - Metro Montparnasse - Bienvenüe

221, avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris 19th - Metro Porte de Pantin

Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris 8th - Metro Charles de Gaulle - Etoile

Square Louis XVI - 29, rue Pasquier, Paris 8th - Metro Saint-Augustin

2, boulevard du Palais, Paris  1st - Metro Cité / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

6 place du parvis Notre-Dame, Paris 4th - Metro Saint-Michel / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

Place du Panthéon, Paris 5th - Metro Cardinal Lemoine / Luxembourg

4, boulevard du Palais, Paris 1st - Metro Châtelet / Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

129, rue de Grenelle, Paris 7th - Metro La Tour-Maubourg

71, rue du Temple, Paris 3rd - Metro Hôtel de Ville

36, rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire - Paris 5th - Metro Jussieu

1, rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, Paris 5th - Metro Jussieu

In Ile-de-France:

7, avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94 - Metro École vétérinaire de Maisons-Alfort

77 - SNCF Fontainebleau - Avon

Place Charles de Gaulle, 78 - RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Château d'Ecouen, 95 - Garges - Sarcelles

Avenue du Château, 92 - RER Rueil Malmaison

Route des Granges, 78 - RER Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

Place de la Manufacture, 92 - Pont de Sèvres

31, rue de Paris, 77 - RER Noisiel

1, rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 93 - Metro Basilique de Saint-Denis

82, rue de Villiers, 78 - RER Poissy

78 - SNCF Rambouillet

78 - RER Versailles - Rive Gauche

Avenue de Paris, 94 - Château de Vincennes

2, avenue Carnot, 78 - RER Maisons-Laffitte

14, avenue Gambetta, 92 - SNCF Sèvres - Ville d’Avray

Place du Général de Gaulle, 60

  • Musée départemental Maurice Denis

2bis, rue Maurice Denis, 78 - RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye
More info on the Musée départemental Maurice Denis

  • Château de Pierrefonds

Rue Viollet-Le-Duc, 60
More info on the Château de Pierrefonds

19, avenue Auguste Rodin, 92 - Metro Mairie d’Issy

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