Guided tours and knowledge

In the museum

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Bruce Nauman, « Dream Passage with Four Corridors », 1984 © Centre Pompidou / photo : Ph. Migeat / Dist. Rmn-Gp


First Sundays:

On the first Sunday of each month, a lecturer invites you to discover the collections of the Centre Pompidou.
The first Sunday of every month, 4 p.m.

Centre Pompidou Masterpieces:

A lecturer guides you through the collections and help you unlock the codes of the most emblematic works in the history of 20th and 21st century art.
In french
On this summer :

  • 1-13 July, 2020 : every day at 2:15 pm, 4:15 pm and 6:15 pm
  • 15 July - 31 August, 2020 : every day at 2:15 pm and 4:15 pm


Guided tour cycle “Face to Face with the Works”:

Composed of three sessions, the "Face to Face with the Works" cycle offers a thematic and in-depth interpretation of the collection in the company of the Centre Pompidou’s lecturers. These conference-visits take place in the evening and explore modern and contemporary creation via the works.

Currently on the theme: Art and Utopia


"Art Détox" Matinée:

Once a month, the Centre Pompidou invites you to an Art Detox matinée, to explore creation through the senses: a tour combining bodily experience and contemplation.

Theme "Art and Therapy", from January to October, 2019
Theme "Art and Ecology", from autumn, 2020

In the exhibitions

Get the most out of the exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou with a guided tour.


«Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Paris!»

In French.

  • July 1 - 13, 2020: at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm
  • July 15 - August 31, 2020: at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm

Adapted tours

Programmes adapted to visitors with various disabilities. Special tours of the Centre Pompidou collections, exhibitions and museum building are organised on a monthly basis (except during the summer period) in the company of a lecturer trained in the appropriate oral mediation.


Visitors with visual impairments: See and Hear tour

Through comments and detailed descriptions, the lecturer enables visitors to get a picture of the works, shedding light on the artist’s approach.

Visitors with hearing impairments: Lip-reading tour

Trained in the techniques of communication with the hard of hearing, the lecturer takes these visitors on a discovery of an exhibition or the collections. Hearing aids equipped with induction loop collars or earphones are available.

Deaf visitors: Guided tour in French Sign Language

The lecturer, deaf himself, talks in (French) sign language, providing a visual/gestural discovery of art history, movements and artists.

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