Are you interested in?
- With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the Conciergerie in Paris
- Explore the Salle des Gardes (Guards Room) and the immense Salle des Gens d'armes (Hall of the soldiers)
- Check the time on the oldest public clock in Paris
- Tour guidebooks available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Polish
Departure & Return
Directions: Metro: Cité (Line 4) RER A, B or D: Chatelet-les-Halles RER B, C: Saint-Michel, Notre-Dame Dates: Last admission 30 min before closing time. From January 1 to December 31: Open every day from 9:30am to 6pm Monument closed on: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December
|Monday - Sunday:||09:30 AM - 06:00 PM|
What To Expect
Explore the monument at your own pace on a self-guided tour. Tour booklets are available in 11 languages, and will take you through the medieval Hall of the Soldiers, the Guards Room, and the kitchens built in the 14th century for King John the Good.
See the cell where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned, among cells that housed other famous prisoners during the French Revolution. Wander through Sainte-Chapelle to see the stained glass windows and the oldest public clock in Paris, which has been showing locals the time since 1371.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Admission to all national monuments is free of charge to people under the age 18. Citizens and permanent residents from the European Union can visit for free if they are aged between 18 and 25 years old (an ID is necessary).
- Underground parking across from the Palais de Justice (Courthouse)
- Unaccompanied tour with guide booklets are available in: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Polish
- Please note that travelers will not receive any refund regardless of cancellation status, even if the monument is closed on your visit date, you can use this ticket any other open day.
- Last access / time slot is 5:30pm.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Please note that due to Covid-19, after purchasing your ticket on Viator or on any Viator channels, you need to visit the supplier website (link available on your voucher) to select your travel date & time slot prior to access the monument. This step is also necessary for people under the age 18, citizens and permanent residents from the European Union if they are aged between 18 and 25 years old (an ID is required) visiting for free..
- Following an announcement from the French government, as of 21st July, a Health Pass OR that a guest has been tested (PCR or Antigen) and has a negative result within the last 48 hours; OR for persons who have had COVID-19: the result of a positive RT-PCR or Antigen test will be required for guests aged 18 and older to visit the monument.
- Please note that access to the monument will be free on September 18th and 19th during the European Heritage Days.
- From September 8th, a security perimeter will be set up around the Île de la Cité from Monday to Friday. Access will only be via Place Lépine (flower market square), where an initial check will be carried out by the police. Visitors will be required to present their entrance tickets to the monument. Visitors to the Conciergerie will have a dedicated line. The Cité metro station remains open. Then, visitors will be able to access the monuments through the usual address where a second check will be carried out before entering the monument. On weekends, public holidays and Christmas holidays, and on days without an audience (some Mondays), access to the monuments will be via the usual address.
- Most travelers can participate
- OPERATED BY Centre des Monuments Nationaux
Learn more about cancellations.
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience