Paris Opera Garnier opera house reopens

Published by Laurent P. · Photos by My B. · Published on 23 June 2020 at 13h02
Opera and ballet lovers will be able to discover the beauty of the Opera Garnier opera house again since the cultural place is reopening from June 22, 2020. The occasion to discover one of the most beautiful places in Paris.

Calling all music lovers! The Opéra Garnier has announced to reopen on June 22, 2002, after closing for several months because of the coronavirus epidemic. A great reopening offering you to visit one of the most beautiful monuments in Paris designed by French architect Charles Garnier and inaugurated in 1875.

And to access the Opéra Garnier, a few requirements are to be upheld: mandatory facemasks from 11 years old, hand sanitizer provided, physical distancing…. As many rules to keep everybody safe. Please also note that no visit leaflet is available within the premise to avoid all potential contact with the disease. But they are downloadable off the opera’s website.

No ticket is sold on site: you must book your ticket to enter the building and be able to explore it. Timeslots have been set up for tours possible every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. And for those who purchased a ticket before March 14, note it is available up to December 31, 2020. As for performances, no show is performed so far, but you can still enjoy many shows online, since Paris Opera keeps on adding new shows online.

The occasion to rediscover this architectural masterpiece which construction has been decided by Napoleon III after avoiding a terror attack and launched a contest, that Charles Garnier unanimously won.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
Starts 22 June 2020



    8 Rue Scribe
    75009 Paris 9

    Métro ligne 3, 7 ou 8 station "Opéra", RER A station "Auber"

    Enfant -12 ans: Free
    Jeunes (de 12 à 25 ans): €8
    Plein tarif: €12

    Official website

    More informations
    Ouvert tous les jours de 10h à 18h.

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