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Private events and guided tours

Art at your service!


The Centre Pompidou offers private-hire options to suit your needs, allowing you to create customised events that show your company in the best light.

Your event at the Centre Pompidou

With a building that is considered an emblem of 20th-century architecture, an incomparable collection of more than 100,000 artworks and a hugely varied programme of events, the Centre Pompidou is one of the two major museums of modern and contemporary art in the world.


Its strong brand image, large capacity and diversity of spaces in a range of sizes makes it the venue for all kinds of event: product launches, fashion shows, drinks receptions, awards ceremonies, ceremonial addresses, conferences, dinners, seminars, press conferences, marketing presentations and more.


The upper piazza (or “Triangle”, as it’s known) offers a street-level public space that is unique in central Paris, while the upper floors of the building offer magnificent and unforgettable views over the city. With a range of spaces of different kinds, moods and sizes, the Centre Pompidou offers a variety of space-hire solutions for every kind of event. Space hire can be combined with access to the museum or exhibitions, with or without guided tour.

Restaurant Georges + Espace U

Georges: 600 m2  + 270 m² terrace
Espace U: 580 m2 + 250 m² terrace
Accommodates up to 1,500 people
Level 6


Designed by the well-known Jakob + MacFarlane agency, the Georges restaurant, with its panoramic terrace, offers a spectacular view of Paris.


The Georges is ideal for drinks receptions, dinners and dances. Espace U, which is adjacent to the restaurant, overlooks Galeries 1 and 2, where the Centre Pompidou's largest exhibitions are staged. Level 6 opens out on to the structure of the Centre Pompidou and beyond, to the city, and can accommodate up to 1,500 people for a cocktail-style reception, plus a private tour.

Grand Salon

190 m² + 770 m² terrace
including 250 m² of pool area
Accommodates up to 250 people
Level 5


A true haven in the heart of one of the largest collections of modern art in the world, the Grand Salon is available to hire for receptions, followed by private tours.


This space, which runs to approx. 190 m², can accommodate around 50 people for a sit-down meal and up to 250 people for a drinks reception. The contemporary lines of the space open out on to a vast terrace, which, with its reflective pool, overlooks the Parisian skyline.


2 000 m2
Accommodates up to 2,000 people
Level 0


The 2,000 m² Forum is the Centre Pompidou’s entrance hall and, with its large windows, is considered the true heart of the building.


A symbol of the Centre Pompidou since its inauguration in 1977, it embodies its identity and modernity.

Its height and scale mean it is totally flexible and suited to all sorts of events. Available to hire on Tuesdays.

Café Le Central

Central: 280 m2
Mezzanine: 500 m²
Accommodates up to 250 people or 500, with the mezzanine on
Level 1


Designed as an "oasis" overlooking the entrance hall of the Centre Pompidou, Café Le Central is the work of the Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon and officially opened in 2019. It is based around geometrically-shaped pavilions made from transparent, multicoloured glass, which allow for both privacy and conviviality.


It is available to hire every day from 5.00 pm and all day on Tuesdays.

Le Foyer, Level –1

800 m2
Level −1


Organise memorable events in the Foyer, level −1, 800 m2 of space comprising the Galerie de Photographies, Cinema 2, the Petite Salle and the Grande Salle.

Our performance venues and adjoining screening rooms are perfect for hosting your welcoming coffee or drinks receptions, conferences and business meetings.


Atelier Brancusi

250 m2 of available space
+ 130 m terrace  
Accommodates up to 100 people


The timeless setting of Brancusi’s Studio offers a private space filled with light streaming in from the roof windows and its own peaceful garden.


Sculptor Constantin Brancusi’s studio was reconstructed by the architect Renzo Piano and is located on the corner of the Piazza, in the heart of the Marais.


Perfect for breakfast meetings and drinks receptions for around a hundred people, or sit-down meals in an elegant atmosphere, Brancusi’s Studio is available to hire on weekdays and all day on Tuesdays.


Discover the history of the Atelier Brancusi

Place Stravinsky

On Saint-Merri Street: 250 m2
On Saint-Merri Church: 316 m2


Place Stravinsky is located close to Ircam and the Centre Pompidou. The Fountain – the result of a collaboration between Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint Phalle – is 17 metres wide by 33 metres long. Within the 580 m2 basin are 16 sculptures inspired by the works of the composer Igor Stravinsky.


The spaces on both sides of the fountain can be privately hired, so they are ideal for public events or film shoots.


Atelier des enfants

300 m2
Level 0


In 2009, the Centre Pompidou unveiled a new Atelier des Enfants aimed at a young audience and families.

In a completely white space, conceived by the mind of designer Mathieu Lehanneur, the three studios offer the flexibility for organising all types of private event: product launches, drinks receptions, birthday parties, ceremonial addresses, fashion shows, private parties, etc.

Studio 13/16

250 m2
Level −1


In 2010, the Centre Pompidou became the first major museum in the world to create a space especially for adolescents. The unique Studio 13/16 is a generous-sized space of 250 m2 under a double-height, 4.8 m ceiling. Its location on Forum -1 means it is closely associated with the live-show and cinema programmes. In the capable hands of designer Mathieu Lehanneur it has been arranged in a flexible way, in the form of workshops.


Studio 13/16 is available to hire for private parties or business events and offers a unique and compelling atmosphere, located as it is at the heart of the Centre Pompidou, within a unique design space.



Cinéma 1 : 315 places
Cinéma 2 : 144 places
Petite salle : 158 places
Levels 1 and –1


On Level 1 and in Forum −1 the Centre has four rooms for hire, available for private screenings, meetings, talks, seminars and so on. These rooms have audio-visual facilities adaptable to any kind of event.

Location shoots and still photography

The Centre Pompidou’s unique building, tremendous views over Paris and exceptionally strong brand image make it an outstanding choice for all kinds of shoots, for film, TV and press: features, TV films, documentaries, interviews, advertising photography, fashion shoots and more.


Private guided tours

Take in the art and associate your event with the best of today’s art and design


Provide your guests with a unique cultural experience by offering them an exclusive private view of the Centre Pompidou’s Museum and outstanding exhibitions.


Privatization department

Centre Pompidou


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or by phone on +33 (0) 1 44 78 14 30, from 10a.m. to 12:30 p.m.