Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace

Aéroport de Paris - Le Bourget - 3 esplanade de l'Air et de l'Espace - BP 173 - 93352 Le Bourget Cedex

93 - Seine - Saint-Denis


The National Air and Space Museum of France is one of the first aeronautics museums in the world, both for its age and the wealth of its collections. Founded in 1919, it features an exceptional historic ensemble in the three domains of flight: aerostation, aviation and space. Thanks to a rich collection, the museum tells the incredible story of the mankind’s skyward journey. It is recognized as “Musée de France” and operates under the tutorship of the French Ministry of Defense.
Located on the Paris-Le Bourget Airport hub – Europe’s top private jet airport – the National Air and Space Museum of France stands out as a lively site museum and a direct witness to contemporary evolution in aviation. On this mythical site, birthplace to world aviation and home to many resounding exploits, the National Air and Space Museum of France offers those who visit its tarmac, halls and galleries a chance for an amazing experience throughout the history of air and space conquest.


  • Aeronautique
  • Histoire
  • Maquettes
  • Objets d'art
  • Sciences
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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
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English

Visitor tools

French, English and German.

Educational activities

Rocket workshop: Do you know how a rocket takes off? Become an engineer, build your own and send it into the sky at Le Bourget. Hot air balloon workshop: Do you know how a hot air balloon works? From design to launch, discover the mysteries of aerostation! Aeropostale workshop: Travel through capitals and geographical areas along the lines of postal aviation! Air safety workshop: At the foot and on board the Boeing 747, discover all the safety procedures that make the plane the safest means of transport in the world.


At the foot of the runways, the café restaurant L'Hélice, managed by Monument Café, offers catering in the form of cast iron casserole buffets for hot dishes and verrines for starters and desserts. The dishes are made with seasonal and local products, 95% home-made. A stopover at L'Hélice will give you the opportunity to enjoy a meal with a breathtaking view of the museum's tarmac, including the Boeing 747 Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm (or 6pm) Takeaway from 11amTable service from noon to 2.30 pm on weekdays (until 3pm at weekends)

Coach park

10 coach places

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Museum + aeroplane ticket :
Full price: €16 ;
Reduced price : €14 ;
Museum ticket -26 years: free.
Additional access to the Planetarium or Planète Pilote (6-12 years old):
Full price: €4 ;
Reduced price : €3 ;
Youth rate 19-25 : €8 ;
Youth rate 4-18: €6 ;
Access to the control tower: €4

Group tour

Information and prices on the website of the Air and Space Museum


1st Sunday of the month;
Children under 4 years of age;
Active military personnel, veterans, reservists (National Guard), retired military personnel;
Lecturers from the French Monuments Centre and national museums, Curators of public museums, Teachers with an Education Pass;
Invalids, aeronautics medallists, war orphans, wards of the Nation;
Scientific staff of French and foreign public museums (curators, general museum inspectors, heritage conservation officers and assistants);
Lecturers of the Réunion des musées nationaux and national lecturers, national interpreter-guides (and permanent auxiliaries), Ile de France regional interpreter-guides (and permanent auxiliaries), lecturer-guides of the cities and countries of art and history;
Paris Museum Pass holders ;
Journalists (French and foreign);
ICOM / ICOMOS cardholders;
ICOM / ICOMOS cardholders; Cardholders of the Association of Friends of the Musée de l'Air.

Free for young people and children

Museum ticket -26 years: free.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Chèque Vacances

Other methods of payment: Chèque culture, chèque KDO, chèque cado, chèque Ikaria, chèque

Closing times


Opening times

The museum is open all year from Tuesday to Sunday:
from 10am to 5pm (last access at 4.30pm), from 1 October to 31 March,
from 10am to 6pm (last access at 5.30pm), from 1 April to 30 September.

Exceptional opening

  • 1 January
  • Easter Monday
  • Whit Monday
  • 25 December

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Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace

Aéroport de Paris - Le Bourget - 3 esplanade de l'Air et de l'Espace - BP 173
93352 Le Bourget Cedex
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 49 92 70 00

  • RER - Le Bourget
  • Bus - 148, 152, 350, 610
  • By car, coach or 2 wheels - Take the A1 from Paris-Porte de La Chapelle. Exit 5 "Aéroport du Bourget".

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Physical Physical

Access facilities

  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Reduced rates for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Reduced rates for the accompanying person
  • Priority admission

Accessibility information

8 disabled parking spaces available. Guided tours and adapted activities for people with a physical or mental disability (booking required).
Audioguide with magnetic induction loop for hearing impaired people.

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: 93 - Seine - Saint-Denis

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