Monument

Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis Member

1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur - 93200 Saint-Denis

93 - Seine - Saint-Denis

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Description

The Royal Basilica of Saint-Denis was part of a prosperous and powerful abbey during the Middle Ages and was the first monumental masterpiece of Gothic art. The royal necropolis houses the tombs of French kings and remarkable funerary sculptures dating back to between the 12th and 16th centuries (Dagobert, Pépin le Bref, François I, Catherine de Médicis, etc.).

Architectural style

  • Carolingien
  • Gothique
  • Roman

Collections

  • Archéologie
  • Art funéraire
  • Gisants
  • Histoire
  • Sculpture
  • Tombeaux
  • Vitraux

Epoque des collections

  • Rome antique (VIIe av JC au Ve ap JC)
  • Byzance (IVe - XVe)
  • Moyen Age (Ve - XVe)
  • Islam (VIIe)
  • Roman (Xe - XIIe)
  • Gothique (XIIe - XVe)

Statute

National
Membre du Paris Museum Pass

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Audioguide
  • Photos allowed

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • chinois

Audioguide

En supplément du droit d'entrée 4,50 €, 6 € pour 2 appareils, 3 € pour les groupes adultes, -18 ans et les visiteurs handicapés. Disponible en français, anglais, allemand, italien, espagnol. Durée : 1 h 15.

Educational activities

Renseignements au +33 (0) 1 48 13 14 73.

Photos allowed

Avec autorisation : photographie avec flash + pied.

Other

  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Bookshop

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

€8.50, €6.50 (concessions)

Guided tour

Guided tours are regularly organized: see the programme of visits to Monuments Nationaux sur www.monuments-nationaux.fr/fr/visites-conferences-ile-de-france/presentation/

Group tour

Tours in French daily with prior booking by email to: reservations.basilique@monuments-nationaux.fr.

Free

Free on the 1st Sunday of each month from 1 November to 31 March.
Free for under 26s from a country within the European Union, and for primary and secondary school teachers (except temporary exhibitions).
Free for disabled people and an accompanying person, and job seekers.

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Opening times

From 1 April to 30 September
monday - saturday from 10am to 6.15pm
sunday noon to 6.15pm

From 1 October to 31 March
monday - saturday 10am to 5.15pm
sunday noon to 5.15pm

Sunday mass: 8.30am, 10am and 6.30pm; Weekday masses: Wednesday 9am, Thursday 8.30am, Friday 9am.

Opening of ticket desks

Last entry 30 min before the museum closes.

Exceptional opening

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

Voir la carte

Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis

1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur
93200 Saint-Denis
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 48 09 83 54
saint-denis-basilique.fr

  • Subway - Basilique de Saint-Denis
  • RER - Saint-Denis
  • Bus - 153, 239, 253

Adapted to disabled people

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Visual Visual
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical

Access facilities offered to disabled people

Free and reduced for disabled people. Loan of wheelchairs. Adapted activities and workshops.

Accessibility for disabled people

-Physical disability: reserved parking spaces on Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, to be specified during reservation. Public car park 'Basilica' is accessible close by. An access ramp gives access to the nave. Adapted walkway with accompanying staff member leads to a lift to access the crypt. However, the chevet is not accessible. Toilets are adapted.

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

'Tourisme et Handicap' label

  • Label Tourisme et Handicap
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for mental disability 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for mental disability
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for Hearing disability 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for Hearing disability
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for physical disability 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for physical disability
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for visual disability 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - for visual disability

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