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Chapelle expiatoire - Centre des Monuments Nationaux

La Chapelle expiatoire

Built on the orders of Louis XVIII, the Chapelle Expiatoire is dedicated to the memory of Louis XVI and...

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29 rue Pasquier

75008 Paris

District : Saint-Lazare

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Description
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).
La Chapelle expiatoire

La Chapelle expiatoire

© J Paille pour CMN Paris

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Architectural style

Louis XVI style

Collections

Architecture, Funerary art, History, Neoclassicism (18th century - 19th century), Romanticism (18th century - 19th century), Realism (19th century), Impressionism (19th century), Symbolism (19th century)

Garden

The chapel is situated on the Square Louis XVI.

Statute

National

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Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Photos allowed

Visits in a foreign language

English, Spanish

Other

Member of the Paris Museum Pass

Business area
Number of meeting rooms

1

Number of private rooms

0

Room rental

No

Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

Full rate: €5.50 18-25s: €4 Professionals: €4.50 (min. 20 people)

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: visites-conferences@monuments-nationaux.fr

Free

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

Free and reduced for disabled people

Free and reduced for disabled people : Entrance fee to monuments: free entrance for disabled visitors and accompanying person. See the brochure for prices for guided visits and workshops.

Opening times
Closing times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday

Opening times

1pm to 5pm.

Exceptional opening

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

Address details
Chapelle expiatoire - Centre des Monuments Nationaux

29 rue Pasquier
75008 Paris
GPS : 48.874184 / 2.323921499999983

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 43 28 15 48 - Fax : +33 (0) 1 58 64 23 95

Website : www.monuments-nationaux.fr

Access

District : Saint-Lazare

  • Subway Saint-Lazare 
  • Bus 32, 43, 49, 84, 94
  • RER Auber
Adapted to disabled people
  • Adapted to hearing impaired Hearing
  • Adapted to physically impaired Visual
Access facilities offered to disabled people

Entrance fee to monuments: free entrance for disabled visitors and accompanying person. See the brochure for prices for guided visits and workshops.

Adapted activities and workshops

More information on accessibility

-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 www.handicap.monuments-nationaux.fr
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 :
handicapidf@monuments-nationaux.fr

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


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