Museum

Crypte archéologique de l'Ile de la Cité

7 parvis de Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II - 75004 Paris

Notre-Dame - Île Saint-Louis - 4e Arrondissement

What's on?

Following a serious fire on 15 April 2019 at Notre-Dame Cathedral, the archaeological crypt on the Île de la Cité is closed. The reopening is scheduled for September 9, 2020.

Description

Beneath the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral square is the most important archaeological crypt in Europe, offering a unique look at the urban and architectural evolution of the Île de la Cité. Visitors can discover the foundations and vestiges of buildings which were constructed between the Gallo-Roman era and the 18th century. Slide shows, models, and guided tours for adults and children complete the visit.

Collections

  • Archéologie
  • Histoire
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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Car park/Parking
  • Coach park
  • Visitor tools

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Visitor tools

Audio guides in French, English, Spanish (€3); listening time: 30 minutes.

Educational activities

Discovery walking tours of the crypt. 7/9 year olds - 8/12 year olds.

Coach park

Behind the Notre-Dame cathedral (chevet).

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price : €9 ; Reduced price : €7.

Guided tour

Duration: 1hr30. No booking required.

Group tour

Information and booking required on +33 (0) 1 44 59 58 31, or 58 32, or 58 56. 10 to 25 people. Visit duration: 60-90 minutes.

Free

See details on www.parismusees.paris.fr

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Closing times

Monday

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Closed on certain holidays.

Exceptional opening

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

Voir la carte

Crypte archéologique de l'Ile de la Cité

7 parvis de Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II
75004 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 55 42 50 10
carnavalet.actionculturelle@paris.fr
https://www.crypte.paris.fr/

  • Subway - Cité
  • RER - Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame
  • Bus - 21, 27, 38, 85, 96

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

- Handicap moteur : présence d'un élévateur d'accès. Absence de sanitaires dans la crypte et zone "vieux port" non accessible aux personnes en fauteuil roulant.
- Handicap visuel : visite tactile et visite en LSF une fois par mois.
- Handicap auditif : audioguides et boucles magnétiques individuelles.

Museum in the same district: Notre-Dame - Île Saint-Louis

Museum in the same arrondissement: 4th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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