Grande Halle de La Villette | Exhibition

Ramses the Great. The Gold of the Pharaohs

from 07 April 2023 to 06 September 2023

Parc de la Villette - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès - 75019 Paris

La Villette - 19e Arrondissement

Vue en gros plan du visage de la statue Ramses II coiffé du Nemès (coiffe royale en Egypte antique) sur un fond bleu nuit.


An unmissable event in 2023, the exhibition Ramses the Great. The Gold of the Pharaohs, on tour in 10 cities, will be in Paris at the Grande Halle de la Villette, from 7 April to 6 September. Some180 exceptional works will be on show, including the famous Treasure of Tanis and the gold necklace of Psusenes I, the gold bracelet of Sheshonq I and the pendant of Princess Mereret. Visitors will discover the life, reign, and legacy of the Pharaoh Ramses the Great, through mummies, statues, sarcophagi, jewellery and gold and silver masks.

The tour includes a film with spectacular views and a virtual reality experience of the Abu Simbel temples and the tomb of Queen Nefertari.


All public

Prices and times

Every day from 10am to 7pm.

From €20 to €24 / €32 for the Open ticket (valid for 1 entry during the chosen month) / From €34 to €38 for the guided tour. Free for children under 4 years old. Virtual Reality Experience (VR Helmet) optional with an extra charge: €15.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Grande Halle de La Villette

The Grande Halle, a stone's throw from the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, is the former abattoir of La Villette. Built between 1865 and 1867, it is listed as a historical monument. Restored between 2005 and 2007 by Bernard Reichen and Philippe Robert, it is one of the city's top spots for culture, hosting shows, concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

Voir la carte

Grande Halle de La Villette

Parc de la Villette - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès
75019 Paris

  • Subway - Porte de Pantin
  • Bus - 75, 151

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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

Access facilities

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

Accessibility information

- Physical disability: parking spaces can be reserved at least 24hrs in advance, all areas are accessible.
- Visually impaired: 3D tactile model at reception, Braille and large print documents, outdoor cinema with audio described and subtitled films.
- Hearing impaired: a member of staff at reception is trained in French Sign Language, there is also an induction hearing loop at reception.
You can find out more on
Contact: + 33 (0)1 40 03 75 75 between 9.30am and 6.30pm.

Sustainable development approach

Oasis Nature label (mankind and biodiversity) Eve label (ecocert)

By type of event: Exhibition

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