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During the renovations, the Pompidou Center remains open ... only the accesses change!

Starting Wednesday, August 28, 2019, entry is on rue Beaubourg, rue Saint-Merri.

Access to the exhibition areas and the museum is exclusively by lift.

Find here all the information on the works

How to get there

Metro: Rambuteau (line 11), Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11), Châtelet (lines 1, 4, 7, 11 and 14)
RER: Châtelet-les Halles (lines A, B and D)
Bus: 29, 38, 47, 75


Vélib: station no. 4020, opposite 27 Rue Quincampoix; station no. 3014, opposite 34 Rue Grenier Saint-Lazare, station no. 3010 at 46 Rue Beaubourg
Autolib: station at 204 Rue Saint-Martin; station at 36 Rue du Temple

Centre Pompidou car park: entrance at 31 Rue Beaubourg
Reserve a parking spot at negotiated prices, without booking costs, through, a partner of the Centre Pompidou.

You can find all information on priority access for disabled persons here  

Opening times

Centre Pompidou

Every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (exhibition areas close at 9 p.m.) except Tuesdays and 1st of May

Ticket offices shut one hour and a half before closing time

Brancusi's Studio Every day from 2 to 6 p.m. except Tuesdays and 1st of May
The Library BPI

Monday to Friday: from 12 noon to 10 p.m. except Tuesdays and 1st of May  

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.   

To fully enjoy your visit...


Waiting time at the entrance to the Pompidou Center is currently:


On the first Sunday of every month, admission to the museum, the View of Paris and the Galerie des enfants is free for everyone.


Full price

Reduced price


The ticket is valid on the day indicated for a single admission to the museum.

€14 €11

"Christo and Jeanne-Claude" + Museum and exhibitions

The ticket is valid for a single admission to the exhibition at the chosen time slot.
Acess to all exhibitions and the museum, for the rest of the day.

€14 €11
+ booking fees of 1 euro for each ticket



Full price

Reduced price

“Show and concert” ticket
Price according to show
“Cinema” ticket €5 €3
Paris Museum Pass
Pass valid for 60 museums and monuments in Paris and the Ile-de-France area, including the Museum of the Centre Pompidou.
2 days: €52
4 days: €66
6 days: €78


Bouton - Buy a ticket online / Prices


+33 (0)1 44 78 12 33 Mondays to Saturdays (except public holidays) from 9 am to 7 pm

See conditions for reduced and free admission
See the general conditions of sale

Guided tours and talks

Texte Guided tours and talks

Yves Klein, « IKB 3, Monochrome bleu », 1960 © Adagp Paris. Photo © Manuel Braun 2015

To discover the museum and its incomparable collection of modern and contemporary art, the Centre Pompidou proposes guided tours and talks for a journey through creation of the 20th and 21st centuries. The Centre Pompidou also invites visitors to enjoy a tour of the numerous exhibitions staged throughout the year. 


Discovering exhibitions

Giving free rein to your emotions, learning to look at works with a critical and documented eye, and discovering the aesthetic and historical issues involved in a temporary exhibition: these are just some of the highlights in store for visitors during a guided tour of the Centre Pompidou’s exhibitions.
Tours in French on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursdays and  at 7 p.m. 
Buy tickets online or at the ticket office, then meet up at the group reception area.

On the first Sunday of the month, it’s free!

On the first Sunday of every month, a lecturer provides a tour through the museum, or you can enjoy your own free, random, unaccompanied journey through Europe’s biggest collection of modern and contemporary art.
Open to all; free within the limit of places available.
Meet up at the group reception area at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month. 

“Face aux œuvres” (Studying a work “Face to face”): a fascinating cycle of visits

In a series of three sessions, the “Face aux œuvres” cycle provides a thematic interpretation of the collection, presented by a Centre Pompidou lecturer. Programmed in the evening, these talks/tours are an occasion to discover and explore modern and contemporary creation face-to-face with the works.
Meet up at the group reception area, 15 minutes before the beginning
Program: see calendar


Practical information



“Guided tour” ticket
- “Centre Pompidou Masterpieces”
 - Guided tours of exhibitions

Full price

Reduced price

Ticket for a “Face aux œuvres “ cycle (3 sessions) Cycle: €32
Session: €10
Session: €9
(for those under 26 and members)

Bouton - Buy a ticket online / Prices

By phone

+33 (0)1 44 78 12 33 Mondays to Saturdays (except public holidays) from 9 am to 7 pm

Cloakroom and left-luggage office

The cloakroom is on level –1, and is open from 11.0 a.m. to 9.50 p.m.  

The cloakroom is free on presentation of a Centre Pompidou admission ticket.

Pushchairs and wheelchairs are available at the cloakroom service for groups (level 0) subject to availability. 

The following objects must be left in the cloakroom before entering the museum or the exhibitions:

  • suitcases, backpacks, umbrellas, baby carriers, helmets and luggage (maximum: length 35 cm/width 15 cm/depth 30 cm)
  • tripods and flash devices for film and photo cameras 
  • selfie sticks

For security reasons, any visitor with a motorized vehicle (bicycle, scooter...) is not allowed to enter the building.


Lost or stolen objects:
Found items are deposited at the cloakroom and kept for their owners for 48 hours. After this time the will be taken to the central lost and found office of the Préfecture de Police.

Read visiting rules

Bookshops and store

See Bookshops and store

Flammarion bookshops © Centre Pompidou

Flammarion bookshops can be found on several floors of the Centre Pompidou. These sell books on art, design, architecture and photography.
Access: levels 0, 4 and 6.
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 78 43 22

The Centre Pompidou store has a selection of objects including designer items, souvenirs, and stationery.
Access: level 0.
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 78 15 78


See food

Restaurant Georges © Centre Pompidou

Restaurant Georges – prestige cocktails and dinners

Its spectacular architecture, designed by Dominique Jacob and Brendan McFarlane, preserves the singular structure of the Centre Pompidou, and has an arresting aluminium interior with fluidlines.

Open every day except Tuesdays from 12 noon to 2.00 p.m.
Access: level 6 via the dedicated lift in Place Georges Pompidou
Reservations by telephone: +33 (0)1 44 78 47 99


Café le Central – Snack bar

Overlooking the Forum of the Centre Pompidou, the new café le Central designed by the spanish designer Jaime Hayon, is ideal for a short break between two visits!

Open every day except Tuesdays from 11.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. No reservation required.
Access: level 1.
Information: +33 (0)1 44 78 47 99

Toilets and changing rooms

Toilets are available on levels -1, 0, 4, 5 and 6.

You will also find baby changing tables on levels 0, 4, 5 and 6.