The architecture is characterized by the transparency of its facade and the use of the same materials on both the interior and the exterior of the building.
With its 2,700-seat auditorium with homogeneous acoustics, unique stage equipment, integrated workshops, costumes and accessories, and work and rehearsal rooms, the Opéra Bastille is a great contemporary theatre.
At the Opéra Bastille, visits led by a certified tourguide will immerse you behind the scenes of this impressively-sized modern theatre.
Epoque des collections
- Contemporain (XXe - XXIe)
Services and facilities of the establishment
- Educational activities
- Gift shop
- Car park/Parking
Educational activitiesEducational activities. Workshops for families with artist participation to familiarize children with the performing arts. Some 60 performances each season for children and teenagers to introduce them to the world of the music and dance. For more information, email email@example.com
Prices and times
Entrance fees and modalities
Group tourBooking is required and must be done at least 21 days before the planned date of the visit for all pre-arranged groups (minimum for billing: 15 people; maximum: 35 people) with a tourguide from the Opéra National de Paris. Requests to be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Service des visites, Opéra national de Paris, 8 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris. Adult group: €17/person; School group: €7/person; B2B rate: €15/person. In French, English or German, duration 90 minutes.
Methods of payment
Only accessible for guided tours. Closed on public holidays. The meeting is given at 120 rue de Lyon (entrance for artists and staff). See the online calendar for the next visit dates: https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/visits/opera-bastille
Voir la carte
Opéra national de Paris - Opéra Bastille
Place de la Bastille
Subway - Bastille
RER - Gare de Lyon
SNCF - Gare de Lyon
Bus - 29, 69, 76, 86, 87, 91
Offer adapted to disabled visitors
- Visual impairment: headset with audio description (free)
+33 (0)1 40 01 18 50 Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, open 15 days before show.
In collaboration with Accès Culture.