Musée Bourdelle

18 rue Antoine Bourdelle - 75015 Paris

Musée d'Orsay - Saint-Germain-des-Prés - 15e Arrondissement

What's on?

The Bourdelle Museum is currently closed for renovation. Reopening planned for early 2023.


In the garden and workshops where Antoine Bourdelle lived and worked, the visitor can see more than five hundred plaster casts, marbles, bronzes and other works of art. Step into the world of the colleague of Rodin, the master of Giacometti, Germaine Richier and Vieira da Silva. The sculptor created the decor for the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. Christian de Portzamparc's contemporary extension of the museum gives a new dimension to Antoine Bourdelle's work. Sculpture garden. Research room, temporary exhibitions.

Architectural style

  • Eclectique


  • Bronzes
  • Mobilier
  • Peinture
  • Sculpture

Epoque des collections

  • Fauvisme (XXe)
  • Cubisme (XXe)
  • Modernisme (XXe)
  • Expressionisme (XXe)
  • Futurisme (XXe)
  • Dadaisme (XXe)
  • Surréalisme (XXe)
  • L'abstraction (XXe)
  • Mouvement (XXe)
  • Contemporain (XXe - XXIe)


Sculpture garden.

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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Visitor tools

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • braille

Educational activities

Beginner sessions for children: workshops, stories, phtography. Information and booking: +33 (0)1 49 54 73 91. Workshops for blind and partially-sighted adults.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Permanent collections : free. Temporary exhibitions: entry fee. The Carte Paris Musées (Paris Museum Card) gives access to all temporary exhibitions in museums belonging to the Mairie de Paris, with unlimited access and no queues. The card is valid for a year. Prices: €40 (individual card); €60 (card for 2 people); €20 (less than 26 years old). More information is available at

Guided tour

Educational and cultural activities: call +33 (0)1 49 54 73 91/92. Every day until 4pm, email

Group tour

Booking on +33 (0)1 49 54 73 91/93, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30am-6pm,


Permanent collections are free for all visitors. For temporary exhibitions, see

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Closing times


Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 6pm. Closed certain public holidays. See website.

Exceptional opening

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

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Musée Bourdelle

18 rue Antoine Bourdelle
75015 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 49 54 73 73

  • Subway - Montparnasse - Bienvenüe
  • Bus - 28, 58, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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

Access facilities

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

Accessibility information

The garden is difficult to access for visitors with disabilities. The entrance to the museum is accessible via a ramp.

Physical disability:
- accessible to visitors with reduced mobility: the museum has platform lifts and standing lifts to access all spaces, as well as a pathway giving access to the Bourdelle sculpture studio and the interior garden at the heart of the museum
- only the painting studio is not accessible (steps to enter, narrow doorway)
- the museum has a tool to compensate for the lack of accessibility, allowing a virtual tour of Antoine Bourdelle's painting studio (360° virtual tour of the room)
- tablet for hire with stand and joystick available

Hearing impairment:
- tours with commentary in lip-reading format
- audiophones for guided tours are equipped with magnetic induction loop (also compatible with audioguides)
- audioguides available at the welcome desk (in French, English or Spanish): these do not provide audiodescription or guiding information
- magnetic induction loop in standing lift but not in the platform lifts
- some welcome staff have taken courses in French Sign Language
- a tablet can be hired for an immersive 360° virtual tour of Antoine Bourdelle's painting studio, and written commentary is also available

Visual impairment:
- themed tactile tours
- tactile story sessions
- modelling workshops
- a tactile room is dedicated to sculpture materials and techniques
- tactile and audiodescription tours
- a tablet can be hired for an immersive 360° virtual tour of Antoine Bourdelle's painting studio, and audio commentary is also available

Mental disability:
- story sessions
- tactile tours
- sculpture awareness workshops

Free entry is granted to visitors with disabilities and the person accompanying them, upon presentation of written proof.

More details on accessibility

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

Museum in the same arrondissement: 15th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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