Museum

Musée du Luxembourg Member

19 rue de Vaugirard - 75006 Paris

Musée d'Orsay - Saint-Germain-des-Prés - 6e Arrondissement

Description

The Luxembourg Museum was the first French museum opened to the public, in 1750. It now hosts two exhibitions a year. These are organized by the Réunion des Musées Nationaux and the Grand Palais. Choice themes are the Renaissance in Europe, the relationship between art and power, as well as the role of Paris as the capital of the arts. Close to the Palace and Luxembourg Gardens, the Museum, owned by the Senate, enjoys an exceptional setting in the heart of the Latin Quarter. Its spaces have been completely redesigned by architect Shigeru Ban to accommodate the Angelina restaurant/tea room and educational workshops of the Museum.

Architectural style

  • XIXè siècle

Garden

The museum is located near the Senate and the Luxembourg Gardens. It also has a terrace.

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools
  • Cloakroom

Visitor tools

Audio guides in 4 different languages.

Educational activities

Workshop-visits (1 hour 45 minutes) for children aged 5 to 7 and 8 to 12 are available for €8.50.

Restaurant

Angelina tea room.

Coach park

Coach parking at Rue Auguste Comte.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price: €12
Reduced: €7.50
16-25 year-olds: €7.50 from Monday to Friday from 5pm, two entries for the price of one.

Guided tour

We offer guided tours (1 hour 15 minutes) with a tour guide from the museum:
Full price - guided tour + entrance: €18
Discounted rate - guided tour + entrance: €14.50

Free

For under 16s and those receiving minimum state benefits, disabled people (with a MDPH orange card, war veterans)

Free for young people and children

For under 16s.

Exceptional closure

Christmas

Opening times

Museum only open during temporary exhibitions
Every day from 10am to 7.30pm

Late opening

Open on Friday and Monday until 10pm.

Exceptional opening

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

Voir la carte

Musée du Luxembourg

19 rue de Vaugirard
75006 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 40 13 62 00
www.museeduluxembourg.fr

  • Subway - Mabillon, Saint-Sulpice
  • RER - Luxembourg
  • SNCF - Gare du Nord
  • Bus - 58, 84, 89
  • Velib', stations n°6009, 6030, 6017. Autolib', 2 rue de Fleurue and 18 rue Madame.

Accessibility information

For people with reduced mobility: lift, disabled toilets, wheelchairs available.
For people with audio impairments: audio guides and hearing loops.

Museum in the same district: Musée d'Orsay - Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Museum in the same arrondissement: 6th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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