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Practical information

The Centre Pompidou is temporarily closed.

We reopen on Wednesday 19 May!
We invite you to book your tickets online from Friday 7 May. 

The public library Bpi welcomes you since December 4th - more info 


How to get there

Rambuteau Métro ligne 11
Hôtel de Ville Métro ligne 1 Métro ligne 11

Châtelet Métro ligne 1 Métro ligne 4 Métro ligne 7 Métro ligne 11 Métro ligne 14
Châtelet Les Halles RER A RER B

Bus ligne 29 Bus ligne 38 Bus ligne 47 Bus ligne 75



  • station n°4020, opposite 27, rue Quincampoix
  • station n°3014, opposite 34, rue Grenier Saint-Lazare
  • station n°3010, 46, rue Beaubourg


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.

For the duration of renovation works, the entrance to the Centre Pompidou is on Rue Beaubourg (Rue Saint-Merri side). 
The exhibition areas and museum are accessible by lift only. 
Click here for all information on the building works


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

Opening times

 Open everyday, except on Tuesdays 

Annual closure: 1st of May
 The exhibition "Matisse, Like a Novel" is exceptionally open to the public on Tuesdays December 22 and 29, 2020 and January 5 and 12, 2021. 

Centre Pompidou

11am - 8pm

Brancusi's studio: 2pm - 6pm

Galerie des enfants: 11am - 7pm

Doors close at 7.30pm for the museum, 7.45pm for exhibitions on level 6

Ticket desk closes 90 minutes before door closing times

The Library BPI

Monday to Friday: 12 noon - 8pm
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 11am - 8pm


 Full priceReduced price*

« Elles font l'abstraction » + Museum and exhibitions

« Hito Steyerl » + 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.

+ booking fees of 1€ for each ticket

Museum + Galleries 3 and 4

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

+ booking fees of 1€ for each ticket

« Show and concert » ticket

Price according to show 




14€ / 9€

10€ / 5€

« Cinema » ticket5€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€

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


Online ticket and time slot reservations are mandatory and apply to all visitors, including members and beneficiaries of free admission. 


Buy a ticket online

Or by phone: +33 (0)1 44 78 12 33 Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays) from 9 am to 5 pm


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



Cloakroom and left-luggage office

The cloakroom is on level –1, and is open from 10am to 7.50pm.


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 35cm/width 15cm/depth 30cm)
  • 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



Restaurant Georges

Temporarily closed

Prestige cocktails and dinner


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.


Restaurant Le Georges - vue depuis la terrasse 


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

Café le Central
Temporarily closed

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!


Café Le Central - vue sur le Forum


Open every day except Tuesdays from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm

No reservation required
Access: level 1

Bookshops and Boutique

 Temporarily closed 

Opened every day from 10am to 8pm, except Tuesdays and 1 May


You can still access our online Boutique


Librairie Centre Pompidou


The three bookshops in the Centre Pompidou specialise in all domains of 20th and 21st century art and present a unique selection of books and products. 


Access: Level 0 (no admission ticket required), levels 4 and 6 (admission ticket required)
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 78 43 22


Boutique design Centre Pompidou


The Boutique offers a wide choice of products, but also iconic items by contemporary designers and publishers, with beautiful gifts in every price range.


Access: Level 0 (no admission ticket required)
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 78 15 78

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.