Chapelle expiatoire Member

29 rue Pasquier - 75008 Paris

Saint-Lazare - 8e Arrondissement


Built on the orders of Louis XVIII, the Chapelle Expiatoire is dedicated to the memory of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette.
It is located at the former graveyard where 3,000 victims of the French Revolution were buried.
Architect: Fontaine (1815-1826).

Architectural style

  • Louis XVI


  • Architecture
  • Art funéraire
  • Histoire

Epoque des collections

  • Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Réalisme (XIXe)
  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Symbolisme (XIXe)


The chapel is situated on the Square Louis XVI.

Membre du Paris Museum Pass

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Dutch

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full rate: €5.50
18-25s: €4,50

Guided tour

In French, English and Spanish
Duration: 1hr30
For individuals, guided tours take place once every 2 weeks on a Thursday. Conference.cost: €13;

Group tour

From 20 people. Group bookings only: Tel: +33 (0)1 44 54 19 33 Fax: +33 (0)1 44 61 21 92 Email:


Free on the first Sunday of the month from 1 November to 31 March.
Free for those under 26 from countries within the European Union and primary and secondary school teachers (except temporary exhibitions).
Free for disabled visitors and an accompanying person as well as job seekers and those receiving French welfare benefits.

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Closing times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday

Opening times

Thursday, friday and saturday from 10am to 12pm and from 1pm to 5.30pm.

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

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Chapelle expiatoire

29 rue Pasquier
75008 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 42 65 35 80

  • Subway - Saint-Lazare
  • RER - Auber
  • Bus - 32, 43, 49, 84, 94
  • Hearing Hearing
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities offered to disabled people

Adapted activities and workshops.

Accessibility for disabled people

-Physical disability: not accessible to visitors in wheelchairs (7 steps from the Louis XVI square, 9 steps to the garden entrance, 12 steps for the chapel garden and 25 steps to the chapel and crypt). No toilets.

Find out all you need to know about accessibility in France's National Monuments
You can download the brochure presenting the various tours on offer for disabled people in the 12 national monuments in Paris and the Paris region by visiting the 'Contacts par Région' tab.

Contact :

Centre des Monuments Nationaux Pôle Île-de-France
22, avenue Victoria - 75001 Paris

Monument in the same district: Saint-Lazare

Monument in the same arrondissement: 8th arrondissement

Monument in Paris and in the Paris Region: Monument

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