Plan your visit

The Cité de l'architecture is actually closed.

Admission tickets

Permanent collection

  • Full price admission: 9€
  • Discounted admission (18-25 outside E.U.): 6€

Free entry: first Sunday of each month (others: conditions particulières - PDF / 630,58 KO)

Cité member card

Get free unlimited access to the permanent collection and all exhibitions!

  • Solo: 30 €
  • Duo (one guest of your choice): 50 €
  • Young adult (under 26) & Art and Architecture student: 15 €

Learn more about the Cité member card

Buy tickets


Opening Hours

Permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and library

Monday, Wednesday - Sunday: 11am - 7pm (ticket counter closes at 6:20pm)
Thursdays until 9pm (ticket counter closes at 8:20pm)
Closed on Tuesdays

Le Moniteur Bookshop

Monday, Wednesday - Sunday: 11am - 7pm
Thursdays until 8pm
Closed on Tuesdays

Girafe restaurant

Lunch time:
Monday - Friday: 12am - 2:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:30am - 3pm

Dinner time:
Open daily: 7pm - 10:45pm

Closed days

Closed January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.


Getting here

Trocadéro entrance

1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris.
Access to the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, library, bookshop and Girafe restaurant.

Disable access is available.

Wilson entrance

45 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris.
Group entrance (groups are required to book before visiting).

About entrance

7 avenue Albert de Mun, 75116 Paris.
Access to the auditorium, platform of architectural creation, offices.

Logo Vigipirate

Following the attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 to Saturday 14 November 2015, and in order to ensure the safety of visitors, the Cité de l'architecture & du patrimoine is applying the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. La Cité is open under the usual conditions. It is recommended not to come to the City with bags and suitcases. Suitcases and large capacity bags are prohibited. In all cases, only luggage not exceeding the maximum sizes (55cm x 35cm x 20cm) are allowed and must be left in the changing rooms after being checked. All persons must submit to security checks. La Cité thanks its visitors in advance for their understanding of the slowdown caused by entry controls. In the event of an incident, it is necessary first to escape from the danger zone, alert the surveillance personnel, obey their orders, the public may be confined or evacuated in secure areas pending the arrival of the Police.

Contacts & directions


Cité mailing address
Cité de l'architecture & du patrimoine
1, place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre
75116 Paris - FRANCE

+33 (0)1 58 51 52 00

Girafe restaurant
+33 (0) 1 40 62 70 61


Line 9, Iéna or Trocadéro
Line 6, Trocadéro

Line 22, 30, 32, 63, stop: Trocadéro
Line 82, stop: Iéna

Batobus :
Tour Eiffel : Port de la Bourdonnais, Paris 7e