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).

 

> General terms of sale and tours

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.

Groups composed of a maximum of 30 visitors with pre-purchased tour tickets or tickets bought at the Palais Garnier ticket desks may take a tour provided that they do not hamper other visitors. 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.

GROUP AND PROFESSIONAL BOOKINGS


Booking is obligatory for groups composed of a minimum of 20 visitors (at least 10 days before the planned date of visit).

Pre-purchase of multiple tickets (minimum purchase 20 tickets).

Reduced rate: 7€
No reduction applies if tickets purchased at the ticket desk of the Palais Garnier on the day of the visit or if fewer than 20 tickets are purchased. A 10€ rate will apply.
- Works committees
- Associations
- Tour operators
- Coach operators
- Travel agents.

These are rapid-access tickets and valid for one year after issue. They may be used individually or by a group limited to a maximum of 30 participants.

BOOKINGS School groups


Reduced rate:  6€ Members of school groups over 10 years old and accompanying adults. One adult for nine children (additional adults at full rate).


Free:
- Pre- and elementary school groups and accompanying adults, limited to 1 adult per 5 children (reduced-rate admission for additional accompanying adults).

- Extracurricular groups of children under 10 and adults accompanying them (limited to 1 adult per 9 children, reduced-price admission for additional accompanying adults).

- Drawing classes for applied arts schools (sessions subject to prior booking at visitegarnier@operadeparis.fr).

HOW TO BOOK


Booking is obligatory (at least 10 days before the date of the tour) with the Palais Garnier tour department by sending a booking form, to be downloaded, by:
 
• post: Service des Visites - 8 rue Scribe - 75009 Paris

• fax: 01 40 01 25 40

• email: visitegarnier@operadeparis.fr

 

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

 

> General Terms of Sale and Tours

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