Domaine départemental de Sceaux

Domaine départemental de Sceaux - 92330 Sceaux

92 - Hauts-de-Seine


The Musée du Domaine Départemental de Sceaux opened in 1973 in the middle of the Sceaux estate, and displays its collections in 4 prestigious settings. The Château du Second Empire displays the museum's collections on the history of Paris from the 17th century to the middle of the 20th century. The Orangerie, an art gallery built at the end of the 17th century by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, holds sculptures of the Jardins de l’Epoque by Colbert. The Pavillon d'Aurore, a magnificent garden pavilion from the 17th century, has a dome painted by Charles Le Brun with dawn as his inspiration. Lastly, the renovated Ecuries de Colbert offer several services: a restaurant, shop, multimedia area and temporary exhibition room. Round off your visit with a stroll around the gardens designed by Le Nôtre.

Architectural style

  • Classique
  • Louis XIV
  • Second empire
  • XIXè siècle


  • Architecture
  • Arts graphiques
  • Bibliothèque
  • Boiseries
  • Céramique
  • Dessins
  • Estampes
  • Ethnographie
  • Histoire
  • Industrie
  • Manuscrits
  • Maquettes
  • Médailles
  • Mobilier
  • Peinture
  • Photographie
  • Sculpture
  • Tapisseries
  • Textiles

Epoque des collections

  • Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Réalisme (XIXe)
  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Symbolisme (XIXe)


Parc de Sceaux, magnificent park designed by Le Nôtre. It is open every day. Times depending on the season.

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Car park/Parking
  • Coach park
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools

Visitor tools

Free audioguides at the Pavillon de l'Aurore

Educational activities

Art workshops and multimedia workshops (extra cost). Activities during school holidays. For information and bookings call +33 (0)1 41 87 29 71.


The Kiosque du Château (near the chateau) - +33 (0) 6 03 03 11 73 - tearoom/ice-cream parlour open every day from 9am until closing time. Kiosque de La Grenouillère, 60 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 92160 Antony - +33 (0) 6 81 39 51 64 - – fast food outlet open every day from 9am until closing time. Le Trévise restaurant - 8 Rue Claude Perrault - 92330 Seaux - Tel. : +33 (0) 1 40 96 95 50 -

Coach park


Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Self-guided tour of the permanent collections: €4 (full price) and €3 (reduced price); free visit to temporary exhibitions: €5 (full price) and €4 (reduced price). The entrance ticket to an exhibition includes access to the permanent collections. Reservations: +33 (0) 1 41 87 29 71 or

Guided tour

Guided tour of the permanent collections: €6 or €5 (reduced rate); ; guided tour of the temporary exhitions: €8 or €6 (reduced rate).

Group tour

€1 per person for school and leisure centre groups.


For all on the first Sunday of every month; teachers preparing a visit (only after registration), journalists, those accompanying a group of 10 or more people, current or retired civil servants of the Hauts-de-Seine area, disabled visitors and an accompanying person, students, ICOM members and curators, departmental museum PASS holders, members of the Amis de la Maison de Chateaubriand or Amis du Musée de l’Ile-de-France associations or the AMJAK, former soldiers; during national events organized by the Ministry of Culture: pass holders, tour guides, those visiting as part of the ‘Mieux vivre ensemble’ project.

Free for young people and children

Under 12s (apart from guided tours for school groups).

Closing times


Exceptional closure

Closed from 1 to 15 January.

Opening times

Park: daily, opening hours depending on the season. Château (permanent collections) and the Stables (temporary exhibitions) and shop: Tuesday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm (November to February) or 2pm-6.30pm (March to October). Pavillon de l'Aurore: Tuesday-Sunday, 1.30pm to 5pm (November to February) and 2.30pm to 6pm (March to October).

Exceptional opening

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

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Domaine départemental de Sceaux

Domaine départemental de Sceaux
92330 Sceaux
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 41 87 29 50

  • RER - Parc de Sceaux
  • Bus - 192

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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

Access facilities

  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof

Accessibility information

The Musée has been awarded the ‘tourism and disability’ label for hearing disabilities. The Château, the Ecuries, the Orangerie and the Petit Château are accessible to visitors with reduced mobility. A guide to the collections in large-print is available on request from a member of staff. Adapted guides to the collections or temporary exhibitions are available to mentally disabled visitors. Adapted multimedia workshops are also offered upon reservation. For more information contact the customer service department: +33 (0) 1 41 87 29 71 -

'Tourisme & Handicap' marked establishment

  • 'Tourisme & Handicap' mark
  • For hearing disability For hearing disability

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