Petit Palais - Fine Arts Museum of Paris



Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Last admission at 4:15 p.m. for temporary exhibitions, and 5:15 for the museum. Galleries close at 5:45 p.m.

Late openings on Friday and Saturday until 8 p.m. (last admission at 6:15 p.m., galleries close at 7:45 p.m.), only for temporary exhibitions.

Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 14 July, 11 November, and 25 December.

Tel: + 33 (0)1 53 43 40 00 (telephone reception from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on opening days)



Metro Lines 1 and 13: Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau / Line 9: Franklin D. Roosevelt
RER Line C: Invalides
Bus Lines 28, 42, 72, 73, 80, 83, 93

Entrance for individuals: main entrance
Entrance for groups and visitors with reduced mobility: ground floor, to the right of the main staircase



Free access to the permanent collection.


Exhibition "Paris de la modernité" ("Modern Paris") :

  • Full price : 15 euros
  • Reduced price : 13 euros
  • Free : -18 years old


We strongly advise you to book a time-stamped ticket online.




A guide map of the museum is available here.

The Antique Art gallery is temporarily closed.



You can consult the visiting rules here.

It is strictly forbidden to touch the works !

Luggages exceeding 40 centimeters in size are not allowed.

Strollers are allowed in the museum.

Photographs are permitted within the museum.



The museum is accessible to people with disabilities (except for the lobby on level 1). Please find all information about your visit to the museum here.



You can consult the visitor guidelines here.



The Petit Palais was the subject of a study conducted by the company TEST among visitors in 2022. The results are excellent : 99% of respondents were satisfied with their visit (including 94% very satisfied).

Visitors were particularly satisfied with the cleanliness of the premises (98%), the way the works were displayed (99%) and the affluence in the galleries (92%). 93% of them declared they would return to the Petit Palais, mainly for its exhibitions (76%). 100% would recommand the visit of the Petit Palais to their acquaintances.