With the museum pass, there's no
admission charge, no waiting in lines and no limit to the number
of times you can visit more than 70 museums and monuments in Paris
and in the Paris region.
What are the advantages ?
- Free direct entry tothe permanent collections.
- Unlimited visits
- Unlimited validity : the pass may be used any time after
purchase - so you in advance !
How does it work ?
Just choose the number and type of pass you want to buy and fill the form with your personal
informations and your hotel address in France. Your museum pass(es) will be waiting you at your
arrival at your hotel.
Print clearly your first and last name and the date of first use
on the back of your card. Show your pass on entry, there will be
no need to wait, or pay an admission charge, you can go straight
to the top of the line.
- The museum pass does not permit access to temporary exhibitions
or guided visits.
- Most museums : offer free admission to children under 18 years
of age, offer reduced admission to young adults between 18 and 25
years of age, and generally close on Mondays or Tuesdays, and on
January 1 and May 1.
- The no wait rule may not be guaranteed at certain sites with
magnetic-strip ticket machines which require a free-admission
ticket or at monuments where visitor capacity islimited for
- The pass cannot be extended or reimbursed for any reason. The
rule applies in the event of closure of participating museums for
public holidays or unforseen events ( strickes, etc...) or
priority access is given
to pass holders to all permanent collections;
unlimited number of
The pass does not allow admission to
temporary exhibitions or guided-tours. There is
unfortunately no system of advance purchase for these
tickets. Most museums are free for children under the
age of 18 however it would be wise to carry ID as
French red tape can get quite sticky. Museums are
generally closed either on Mondays or Tuesdays.