Plan your visit

Hours & location

Collections & temporary exhibitions

1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novemre
Paris 16th
Métro Trocadéro or Iéna


Open daily except Tuesdays, 11 am - 7 pm
Last entry and ticket counter closes at 6:15 pm
Galleries close at 6:45 pm

Thursday evenings until 9 pm
Last entry and ticket counter closes at 8:15 pm
Galleries close at 8:45

Closed Tuesday, January 1, May 1 and December 25.
La Cité closes at 5 pm on December 24 and 31.

Platform of Architectural Creation

7 avenue Albert de Mun
Paris 16th
Métro Iéna or Trocadéro

The installation space is open daily 9 am – to 7 pm.

Librairie du Moniteur

Open daily except Tuesday 11 am – 7 pm and Thursdays to 8 pm.
Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25.


Special "Trocadero Hall Reopening" Rate

Permanent collections + temporary exhibitions

Full price : 9€
Reduced rate : 6€

April 11th to May 14th, 2018


Permanent Collections

Full price : 8 €
Reduced rate : 6 €

Free admission : under 18s, 18/25s EU nationals and students, active teachers of first and second level in national education and private education on presentation of the Education Pass, professional graphic, plastic and photographic artists on presentation of the Maison des artistes card or a valid annual certificate, holders of the Paris Museum Pass and every 1st Sunday of the month.

Permanent collections & exhibitions (combined ticket)

Full price : 12 €
Reduced rate : 8 €

Exhibitions galleries high & low

Two rates depending on the exhibitions:

Rate A
Full price : 5 €
Reduced rate : 3 €
Free admission for under 12s

Rate B
Full price : 9 €
Reduced rate : 6 €
Free admission for under 12s

Pass de la Cité

Individual : 30€
Duo (invite the person of your choice) : 50€
Young (under 26) : 15€
Art and architecture student : 10€
Affiliated Maison des Artistes : 15€


French and English
included in the admission ticket to the permanent collections.


Girafe Restaurant

+33 (0) 1 40 62 70 61

Group Visitors

Groups of adults with their own guide or speaker must present themselves at the Wilson entrance located at 45 avenue du President Wilson.

Access to the collections and temporary exhibitions is then made through the same entrance.

Groups of adults and groups of young people supervised by adults who have booked a conference, a workshop with a lecturer or a museum speaker, must present themselves at the Hall d'about. They must then present to the agents posted at the entrances the reservation form issued by the Cité in order to be able to join with their group the reception area of the groups where they will pay their visit and admission tickets.

Visitors with disabilities

Visitors with disabilities or reduced mobility have priority access without waiting at 1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre.

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 & transports


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


Ligne 9, Iéna ou Trocadéro
Ligne 6, Trocadéro

Lignes 22, 30, 32, 63, arrêt Trocadéro
Lignes 82, Iéna

Station n° 16014 : 4 avenue d'Eylau
Station n° 16007 : 4 rue de Lonchamp
Station n° 16108 : 40 rue des Sablons

Autolib' :
1 avenue Georges Mandel
89 avenue Kléber
2 rue Pétrarque
24 avenue d'Iéna

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