Palais de Tokyo

13 avenue du Président Wilson - 75116 Paris

Trocadéro - Passy - 16e Arrondissement


The Palais de Tokyo occupies a monumental building which was built in 1937 for the Paris International Exhibition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life. It is situated in the 16th arrondissement, a stone's throw from Trocadéro and the Eiffel Tower. The west wing of the palace houses one of the largest centres for creation and contemporary art in Europe. Entirely renovated in April 2012 by the architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vasall, the site offers visitors exhibitions, meetings, screenings, concerts and performances in a 22,000 m² space spread across 4 floors. The Little Palais offers special activities and workshops for children. Numerous amenities: two restaurants, including the Tokyo Eat, two gardens and a bookshop. The east wing of the Palais de Tokyo houses the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.


Eiffel Tower.

Architectural style

  • 1930


  • Dessins
  • Multimédia
  • Peinture
  • Photographie
  • Sculpture


The Jardin aux Habitants, by Robert Milin, is situated on rue de la Manutention

Services and facilities of the establishment

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


The Palais de Tokyo has 2 restaurants. Le Tokyo Eat, open daily (except 1 January) from midday to midnight - Tel.: +33 (0) 1 47 20 00 29 - email:; Monsieur Bleu, open daily from 12-noon to 2am, terrace open from May to September - Tel.: +33 (0) 1 47 20 90 47 - email:

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full rate: €12. Concessions €9 (under 26s, teachers, students, seniors) Reservation by email at:

Guided tour

Flash visit (30 minutes): free and upon presentation of ticket. Tour of Lasco Project: free and upon presentation of ticket. Full tour: €2 supplement. Thematic tour: €2 supplement.

Group tour

Contact a mediator of the Palais: +33 (0) 1 81 97 35 92 -


Job seekers, people receiving French welfare benefits, people working for the Ministry of Culture and Communication, ICOM, IKT, journalists, disabled people and accompanying person (upon presentation of proof of less than 3 months old).

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Chèque Vacances

Closing times


Opening times

The Palais de Tokyo and the Walther König & Cahiers d’Art bookshop are open every day except Tuesday, from midday to midnight.
The restuarants are open every day.

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 Tokyo

13 avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 81 97 35 88

  • Subway - Iéna
  • RER - Pont de l'Alma
  • Bus - 32, 63, 72, 82, 92

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs

Accessibility information

Motor disability: adapted and reserved parking spaces for wheelchair users are located on the corner of the Rue de Galliera and the Avenue du Président Wilson, and on the corner of the Rue de Brignole and the Avenue du Président Wilson. All the spaces are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Visual disability: an 'easy-to-read' document is available at the tour desk. Guided, tactile and sensory tours are regularly organized.
Hearing disability: guided tours in French sign language are regularly organized.
Mental disability: an 'easy-to-understand' document is available from the tour desk.

The welcome and cultural mediation teams are available to accommodate you during your tour, as much for your movement through exhibitions as for your understanding of them.

Museum in the same district: Trocadéro - Passy

Museum in the same arrondissement: 16th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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