Basic information

PETIT PALAIS, City of Paris Fine Art Museum

Tel: + 33 (0)1 53 43 40 00

Public Transport

Métro: lines 1 and 13, Champs-Elysées Clemenceau station

RER: line C, Invalides station

Bus: 28, 42, 72, 73,83, 93.


Health measures

In compliance with government directives and to guarantee optimal protection during visits, the City of Paris museums have implemented health measures and new means of reception after three months with closed doors.

Before your visit

  • Ticket reservation is mandatory for the temporary exhibitions. For reductions and free entrance, currently valid justification must be presented at the museum entrance.
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory for all visitors over the age of 11 entering the museum. Remember to bring your mask with you since the museums do not provide them.
  • If you are sick and have symptoms, please postpone your visit.

During your visit

  • When you arrive, please maintain a physical distance of at least one meter between yourself and other visitors or museum personnel.
  • Wash your hands regularly, especially before you enter the museum. Hydroalcoholic gel is available at the entrance.
  • When you are inside the exhibition area, please remember to follow the itinerary signs and stay at a one-meter distance from others.
  • For hygienic reasons, please do not touch the digital devices along your pathway.
  • Signs listing health measures are displayed in various museum areas. Please follow instructions.


Opening Hours

Open daily from 10am to 6pm. Ticket office close at 5:15 pm.

(except mondays and public holidays).

Late opening for temporary exhibitions only, Friday until 8pm, Saturday and Sunday until 7pm.


Admission charges

Free admission to the permanent collections.

Admission charge for temporary exhibitions.


Petit Palais Garden Cafe

Service from 10am to 5pm and until 6pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Closed on Mondays.



Open from 10am to 6pm. Open until 8pm on Fridays, and 7pm on Saturdays and Sundays . Closed on Mondays.


Group and individual activities

Information and bookings: +33 (0)1 53 43 40 36, Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm.

(Programme available at the museum information desk or on request).

Charges for activities are in addition to the exhibition admission charge..


Room guides

There are detailed guide sheets to the permanent collections available for reference in each gallery.



Events here