Information & booking

Individuals +

VISITS

Information:
By phone: 0 892 89 90 90 (€0.34 per minute) or +33 175 25 24 23 from abroad from Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm.
Tickets give admission to the public areas, including: Opera Library-Museum (Bibliothèque nationale de France, permanent collection, set models, works of art), Rotonde des Abonnés, Bassin de la Pythie, Grand Staircase, Grand Foyer, Avant-Foyer, Salons de la lune et du soleil, Rotonde du Glacier and tapestries. 

Admission to the auditorium may be restricted or impossible for technical and/or artistic reasons.
The admission ticket is also valid for any temporary exhibitions.

It is advisable to check the exceptional closing dates of the Palais Garnier when planning your visit (see bottom of page).



Have fun discovering the Palais Garnier and its history, the wealth of its architecture and decoration along with your children or your pupils using the discovery game available for free download.

TICKET PRICES

 

Full rate: 10€
Reduced rate: 6€ *
- Students and young people under 25.

- Visitors associated with partnerships with cultural and other institutions (Musée d'Orsay, Musée Gustave Moreau, CNCS Moulins, Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner,, Louvre Family cardholders, SNCF, etc.).

- Opera subscription cardholders or holders of a valid Opera card.



Free*:
- Children under 10 (accompanied by an adult paying full rate)

- Disabled visitors and an accompanying person

- Unemployed, recipients of welfare and other minimum social benefits

- Pass' Opéra Jeunes cardholders

- Individual AROP membership cardholders

- Carte Culture cardholders (1 person and their guest)

- Holders of professional tourism (ex: guides, lecturers, etc.) and French tourist office cards

- Bibliothèque Nationale de France reader cardholders (access to the reading room of the Bibliothèque–Musée de l’Opéra

- Ecole du Louvre and architecture school students



*Valid ID is required

 

PURCHASING TICKETS

 

 

- At the Palais Garnier ticket desks: open every day from 10 am to 4.30 pm, and from 10 am to 5.30 pm from mid-July to the beginning of September.
- At the terminals opposite the Palais Garnier ticket desks (payment by bank card; full price tickets and tickets for students/under 25s).

 

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AUDIO GUIDES

Discover the Palais Garnier audio guide service.
Get to know Charles Garnier's masterpiece: its architecture, its history, its legends and its secrets.

On iPod:
Price: 5€
Languages available: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Japanese
Duration of visit: 60 minutes
 
On iPad:
Price: 12€
Languages available: French, English.
Duration of visit: 90 minutes

 

GUIDED TOURS OF THE PUBLIC AREAS

The guided tours include an overall tour of the theatre including a presentation of its history, architecture and various activities.    

The auditorium is accessible when it is not closed for technical or artistic reasons.

VISITING HOURS


Guided tours in French

All year round, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 11.30 am and 3.30 pm

School holidays ("Toussaint", Christmas, February, Easter) every day at 11.30 am and 3.30 pm

Summer (July/August) every day at 11.30 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm


Guided tours in English

All year round, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 11.30 am and 2.30 pm
School holidays and July/August every day at 11.30 am and 2.30 pm
 
Information and bookings:

Email: visites@cultival.fr
Tel: 0825 05 44 05 (0.15€/min)

PURCHASING TICKETS FOR GUIDED TOURS

 

Full rate: 14.50€ 

Students under 26 : 10€

Children under 10: 7.50€
Audiophone and ticket included
The tour lasts approximately 90 minute. 



Tickets may be purchased without prior booking at the ticket desk in the Palais Garnier lobby. The desk opens at 10.15 am (on tour days).

THEMATIC GUIDED TOURS AFTER CLOSURE

Thematic tours provide a chance to explore the Palais Garnier outside public opening hours and around a selected theme.

Hours : On saturday 17h

Price: 17.50€
 
Bookings: 

Bookings are obligatory, and may be made:

• by email : Opera Garnier Guided Tours
• by telephone: 0825 05 44 05 (0.15€ incl. VAT per minute)

 

For further information: www.cultival.fr

GROUPS AND PROFESSIONALS +

VISITS

Information:
By phone: 0 892 89 90 90 (€0.34 per minute) or +33 175 25 24 23 from abroad from Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm.

Organized groups composed of a minimum of 30 participants per group (35 for school groups) may visit on condition that they respect the movement and flow of other visitors and only after making an advance booking with the Palais Garnier's visitors service the Service des visites.

They must be led by an interpreter guide, an approved lecturer or a teacher with his/her class, unless expressly authorised by the Paris Opera.

Tickets give admission to the public areas, including: Opera Library-Museum (Bibliothèque nationale de France, permanent collection, set models, works of art), Rotonde des Abonnés, Bassin de la Pythie, Grand Staircase, Grand Foyer, Avant-Foyer, Salons de la lune et du soleil, Rotonde du Glacier and tapestries.

Admission to the auditorium may be restricted or impossible for technical and/or artistic reasons.
The admission ticket is also valid for any temporary exhibitions.

It is advisable to check the exceptional closing dates of the Palais Garnier when planning your visit (see bottom of page).



Have fun discovering the Palais Garnier and its history, the wealth of its architecture and decoration along with your children or your pupils using the discovery game available for free download.

BOOKING - ORGANIZED GROUP VISITS


 

For all visits made after January 2nd 2015, each group must pay a booking fee in addition to admission fees.

 

A booking is required and must be made at least 21 days prior to the visit date for any organized group ut to a maximum of 30 participants for adult groups and up to a maximum of 35 participants for school groups or extracurricular groups (including the group leader and/or accompanying adult(s)) with or without a tour guide, with the exception of students from the School of Applied Arts who are visiting as part of a drawing session (request must be made beforehand at: visitegarnier@operadeparis.fr)

Guided tours must be led by an authorized tour guide or the teacher of the pupils, unless expressly given authorization to do otherwise by the Paris Opera.

 

BOOKING FEES


The booking fees includes:

 

- The booking of a time slot (on the half hour, ex: 10:30, 11:00, 11:30,...) on a given day. The slots are scheduled each day from 10:30 AM to 3 PM.

- Speaking fee (one per group)

- Headsets for the whole group (the use of headsets is optional for school groups comprised of children under the age of 10)

 

Full price: €45

 Adult groups over the age of 25 - maximum 30 participants

 

Reduced rate: €20

 - School groups or extracurricular groups of students under the age of 25 - maximum 35 participants

- Groups comprised pf adults exempt from paying an entrance fee (the unemployed, the disabled) - maximum 35 participants

- Organized groups of less 7 people accompanied by a tour guide

 

Free of charge

School groups participating in Paris Opera educational projects, Ecole du Louvre - maximum of 35 participants.

 

 

ADMISSION TICKETS

 

Reduced rate - adults: 8€

 

Reduced rate - the young: 6€

School groups and extracurricular groups comprised of students over the age of 10, students and young adults under the age of 25 and the adults accompanying them - maximum of one accompanying adult for 9 children (additional accompanying adults are subject to the adult rate).

 

Free of charge:

 - Groups from nursery schools and elementary schools and the adults accompanying them to a maximum of 1 accompanying adult for 5 children (additional accompanying adults are subject to the reduced rate).

- Extracurricular groups comprised of students under the age of 10 and the adults accompanying them - maximum of 1 accompanying adult for 5 children (additional accompanying adults are subject to the reduced rate)

- Groups of students from the Ecole du Louvre and architectural colleges.

 

BOOKING - purchase of multiple tickets

 

Minimum purchase: 20 tickets. A booking is required at least 15 days prior to the tickets being used.

 

These tickets offer priority access and are valid one year after the date of issue. They are intended solely for individual or family use (fewer than 7 participants and without tour guide).

 

Reduced rate: €7(€8 after January 2nd 2015)

 

 

BOOKING PROCEDURE

 

A booking is required (at least 21 days prior to the date of the planned visit) with the Palais Garnier's visitor service, the Service des visites by returning the dowloadable booking form by:



• email: visitegarnier@operadeparis.fr

• fax: +33 1 40 01 25 40


• post: Service des Visites - 8 rue Scribe - 75009 Paris



 

 

Payment:

• Cheque in Euros clearable at a French bank, made out to L’Opéra national de Paris. 
• Bank card

• Bank transfer

• Purchase order or administrative order to pay (collectivities).



After payment: 

• Ticket withdrawal at Palais Garnier visit desks, or
• Dispatch by registered post with acknowledgement of receipt - postal charge: 7.50 € incl. VAT

 

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CONTACTS

 

Service des visites du Palais Garnier

Julie FERRAND

Isabelle DENIS

T: +33 1 40 01 24 90

F: +33 1 40 01 25 40

visitegarnier@operadeparis.fr

 

 

Guided tours of public areas

GUIDED TOURS during the day

 

 

Guided tours* include a general tour of the theatre (including the auditorium when it is not closed for artistic or techncial reasons) with a description of its history, architecture and various activities.

 

Prices:
Full rate: 12.90€ (10.30€ for travel agencies, tour operators, coach operators)
People under 65: 11.50€ (10.30€ for travel agencies, tour operators, coach operators)
Students under 26: 10€

Children under 10: 6.50€

Audiophone and ticket included

 

Reservations: 
Bookings are obligatory, and may be made:
• online: Opera Garnier Guided Tours
• by telephone: 0825 05 44 05 (0.15 incl. VAT per minute)
• by email: visites

 

* foreign language tours on request

THEMATIC GUIDED TOURS AFTER CLOSURE


Thematic tours provide a chance to explore the Palais Garnier outside public opening hours and around a selected theme.

Price: 17.50€
 
Bookings: 

Bookings are obligatory, and may be made:

• online: Opera Garnier Guided Tours
• by telephone: 0825 05 44 05 (0.15€ incl. VAT per minute)

 

For further information: www.cultival.fr

Private backstage tours

The Paris Opera offers private tours of the Palais Garnier especially designed for corporate visits. They are built around two highlights: a tour of the public areas, and exploring behind the scenes.

Private backstage tours of the Palais Garnier last between sixty and ninety minutes. They are accompanied by a guide, in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian or Dutch.

Prices: Price of tour for a group of 30 people maximum (excl. VAT)

• Public areas and backstage (group of 5 maximum): €700

• Public areas and backstage: €1,000 

• Public areas and backstage + costume workshops*: €2,000 

Possible to reserve breakfast at the Opera Restaurant: 25€/person



* Tours of the costume workshops are only available as part of the backstage tour.

Bookings:
 
FLORE DAYOT
Responsable des Soirées Privilège & Prestige et des visites des coulisses
Tel: +33 1 40 01 24 60
Fax: +33 1 40 01 25 07
coulisses@arop-opera.com

CORALIE BERNARD
Chargée des Soirées Privilège & Prestige et des visites des coulisses
Tel: +33 1 40 01 24 60
Fax: +33 1 40 01 25 07
coulisses@arop-opera.com

OPERA NATIONAL DE PARIS - PALAIS GARNIER

Palais Garnier entrance
Corner of Rues Scribe and Auber
75009 Paris

 

To reach the Palais Garnier

Metro:
Alight at Opéra, lines 3,7,8
RER:
Auber stop, line A
Bus:
lines 20, 21, 22, 27, 29, 42,52, 53, 66, 68, 81, 95
Car park:
Galerie Lafayette