Château de Compiègne

Place du Général de Gaulle - 60200 Compiègne


Palais de Compiègne - Musée et Domaine nationaux, intérieur, Paris © Musées et Domaine nationaux du Palais de Compiègne - M. Poirier


People visit the Château de Compiègne, former royal residence, for its historic apartments (18th century, First and Second Empire), its Second Empire museum and its car museum.


  • Objets d'art
  • Peinture
  • Sculpture
  • Voitures anciennes


Free entry.

Services and facilities of the establishment

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

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English

Visitor tools

Free or €1 for visitors exempt from entry fees.


'Salon de Thé du Jardin des Roses' is open every day, except Tuesday, from mid-April to mid-October from 11am to 5pm (closed 24, 25, 31 December and 1 January). For more details call +33 (0) 3 44 42 51 38 or see the website, There is also a refreshment stand, open every day, except Tuesday, from Easter to All Saints Day, 12pm-6pm.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Excluding exhibition period: €7.50 (TR: €5.50). During the exhibition period: €9.50 (TR: €7.50).

Guided tour

From €5 to €9 (in addition to the entrance fee).

Group tour

10 or more people. Booking required with the 'Service des Publics': +33 (0) 3 44 38 47 02 -


Free entry on the first Sunday of the month. Free for under 26s from within the European Union and primary and secondary school teachers (outside of temporary exhibitions). Free for disabled visitors and an accompanying person and jobseekers. Entry to the park is free to all.

Free for young people and children

Under 26s.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Closing times


Opening times

Apartments of the Emperor and Empress: Wednesday-Monday, 10am-6pm (early March to early November) or 10am-4pm (November to February). Second Empire Museum and National Car Museum: variable hours. Park: every day, variable hours.

Exceptional opening

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

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Château de Compiègne

Place du Général de Gaulle
60200 Compiègne
Tel.. +33 (0) 3 44 38 47 00

  • SNCF - Compiègne

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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

Access facilities

  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: Senlis

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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