Guided tours and knowledge

In the museum

Texte In the museum

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.


Museum icons:

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.
Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.


« Archi-Pompidou » : 

Enter into the futuristic minds of its architects, Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers
The last saturdy of the month, 12 p.m.


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

Composed of four 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.

- Art and Women, a Question of Gender
- The Art of the Gesture
- Melting Pots

Find out more in the calendar online

In the exhibitions

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



In french:

  • From May 11 to 26, 2019: every Saturday and every Sunday at 3pm
  • From June 1st to July 14, 2019: every Saturday at 3pm; every Sunday at 3pm and 5pm

In english:

  • From June 1st to July 14, 2019: every Saturday at 5pm

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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