Monument

Palais de Chaillot

1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre - 75116 Paris

Trocadéro - Passy - 16e Arrondissement

Description

The Palais de Chaillot is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, between the Place du Trocadéro and the Trocadéro Gardens. Built for the 1937 International Exhibition of "Arts and Techniques Applied to Modern Life", it consists of two neo-classical style pavilions, separated by an esplanade, the Parvis des Droits de l'Homme. It offers one of the most memorable views of the Trocadero gardens and the Eiffel Tower. The Palais de Chaillot is home to four major cultural institutions: the Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, the Musée national de la Marine, the Musée de l'Homme and Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse.

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Car park/Parking
  • Restaurant

Restaurant

Café Lucy at the Musée de l'Homme. Giraffe Restaurant (with terrace) at the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. Restaurant Les Îlots de Chaillot in the Foyer de la Danse (opposite the Eiffel Tower) in Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine: full price €8 for permanent collections, €12 for a combined ticket with temporary exhibitions.
The Musée de l'Homme: full price €10 (TR: €8) including the Galerie de l'Homme, the temporary exhibitions and the Balcon des Sciences.
Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse: from €8 to €43 for a show depending on the category and type of audience.

Guided tour

Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse organises every last Saturday of the month to discover its heritage and backstage.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Other methods of payment: Espèces

Opening times

The Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine and the Musée de l'Homme are open every day except Tuesday. The Cité de l'architecture is open at night on Thursdays (until 9pm). Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse is open depending on the programme. The ticket office is open before the show. Maximum amount in cash: 300€. However, the theatre cannot guarantee that tickets will be available at the last minute and advises to book and pay as soon as possible.

Late opening

The Cité de l’architecture stays open late on Thursday (to 9pm).

Exceptional opening

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

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Palais de Chaillot

1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre
75116 Paris

  • Subway - Trocadéro
  • Bus - 22, 30, 32, 63, 72, 82

Monument in the same district: Trocadéro - Passy

Monument in the same arrondissement: 16th arrondissement

Monument in Paris and in the Paris Region: Monument

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