Free museums and monuments for young people under 26 in Paris and the Ile-de-France region

Published by My de Sortiraparis, Julie de Sortiraparis, Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by Laurent de Sortiraparis · Published on April 24th, 2024 at 03:31 p.m.
In Paris, young people under the age of 26, as well as students and teachers, have the chance to enter many museums and monuments for free! Free on presentation of an identity card or student card, museums allow all young people to open up to the world, to art and to enjoy our exceptional heritage, without discrimination, discover what you are entitled to.

When you're young, you're often broke. But don't worry, Parisian museums still offer plenty to keep you entertained - for free! Whether you're going solo or with friends, there's always something to do. Culture is something to be enjoyed without moderation, so make the most of it before you blow out your 26 candles! If you're under 26 and a citizen of one of the 28 European countries, a student or an active teacher in the primary or secondary education system, you've come to the right place. You're welcome to visit Paris' museums and monuments free of charge all year round. See the list below.

Free museums for under-26s, students and teachers:

Le musée de l'Homme - collections permanentes - image00055Le musée de l'Homme - collections permanentes - image00055Le musée de l'Homme - collections permanentes - image00055Le musée de l'Homme - collections permanentes - image00055 Musée de l'Homme: discover the origins, evolution and future of the human species
At the Trocadéro, the Musée de l'Homme invites you to discover the evolution of Man (with a capital "H"), from the first humans to the men of today, on an interactive and educational tour. [Read more]

Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705 Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris, opening hours, tickets and exhibitions
The Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, located in the Palais Chaillot on Place du Trocadéro, is an exceptional, monumental 22,000 m2 museum housing numerous models, city plans and immense scupltures. Here, you can take an in-depth look at some of the world's most beautiful buildings, and immerse yourself in the world of technology, architecture and urban planning. [Read more]

Musée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculptureMusée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculptureMusée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculptureMusée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculpture The Musée Bourdelle, a free museum-workshop dedicated to the sculptor in Paris
The Musée Bourdelle, dedicated to the famous sculptor, awaits you in the 15th arrondissement, with an itinerary designed for adults and children alike. As an added bonus, there's a café-restaurant perfect for prolonging the visit. [Read more]

Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021 The Musée des Plans Reliefs, a unique collection in Paris
The Musée des Plans Relief, located in the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris, houses some 100 relief plans of fortified towns. Once used for military purposes, they are now preserved in their original state at the Invalides, where you can discover these immense models of French towns. [Read more]

Visuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - cerisiersVisuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - cerisiersVisuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - cerisiersVisuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - cerisiers Discover the treasures of the Paris Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle - program
The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris with its Jardin des Plantes is an emblematic institution of the capital, founded in 1793. Accessible all year round, this museum offers an insight into the world's rich natural heritage. From plants and magnets to fossils and experiments, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of nature. [Read more]

La Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée du Muséum au Jardin des Plantes -  A7C7462La Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée du Muséum au Jardin des Plantes -  A7C7462La Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée du Muséum au Jardin des Plantes -  A7C7462La Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée du Muséum au Jardin des Plantes -  A7C7462 The Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie Comparée, the Museum's nugget in the Jardin des Plantes
You've heard of the Muséum and the Galerie de l'évolution, but what about the Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée, nestling at the entrance to the Jardin des Plantes on the Gare d'Austerlitz side? From living creatures to extinct dinosaurs, discover the world of bones in this sublime museum, well worth a visit. [Read more]

L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir The Hôtel de la Marine in Paris, the sublime monument on Place de la Concorde
Do you know the Hôtel de la Marine? Let's discover this restored treasure of Parisian heritage, enthroned on the Place de la Concorde! [Read more]

Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083 The Musée du Quai Branly in Paris: a journey to the heart of the world's cultures
The Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, just a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, offers a fascinating journey through the world's cultures. This unique museum, nestled in a green setting, is a must for lovers of ethnography and cultural discovery. [Read more]

Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1)Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1)Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1)Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1) Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris: programming, opening hours, history... All you need to know
The Musée de l'Orangerie is famous for Monet's Water Lilies. But the museum holds many other treasures... Here's everything you need to know to visit. [Read more]

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Would you like to visit the Musée d'Orsay, one of Europe's most visited museums and home to the world's largest collection of Impressionist paintings? We'll be happy to give you all the tips and tricks you need to know about the museum, the works of art to discover, the current exhibitions, and the prices and free admission options available, so you can make the most of your visit in the best possible conditions. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - musée PicassoVisuels musée et monument - musée PicassoVisuels musée et monument - musée PicassoVisuels musée et monument - musée Picasso Musée Picasso in Paris: prices, access, opening hours... All you need to know about the Paris museum
If you're a fan of Picasso's work, head to the Musée Picasso to discover the museum's permanent collections, as well as numerous exhibitions on the artist's world. History, access, opening hours, prices... We tell you everything you need to know about this beautiful Parisian museum! [Read more]

Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813 The Musée Gustave Moreau, the painter's timeless home and studio in Paris
The Musée Gustave Moreau is a confidential Parisian museum nestled in the 9th arrondissement, where you can visit the artist's apartment and studio, and admire his famous staircase and numerous works of the Symbolist movement. [Read more]

Grande Galerie de l'évolution- visuels 2024 - image00062Grande Galerie de l'évolution- visuels 2024 - image00062Grande Galerie de l'évolution- visuels 2024 - image00062Grande Galerie de l'évolution- visuels 2024 - image00062 The Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, the immense museum dedicated to animals from all over the world, in Paris
If you've ever taken a stroll through the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, you'll no doubt have spotted the grand old buildings that stand along the way: this is the Museum of Natural History, of which the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution is a part. [Read more]

Exposition A la cour du Prince Genji : l'imaginaire japonaise se dévoile au musée Guimet  - IMG20231121103619Exposition A la cour du Prince Genji : l'imaginaire japonaise se dévoile au musée Guimet  - IMG20231121103619Exposition A la cour du Prince Genji : l'imaginaire japonaise se dévoile au musée Guimet  - IMG20231121103619Exposition A la cour du Prince Genji : l'imaginaire japonaise se dévoile au musée Guimet  - IMG20231121103619 The Musée des arts asiatiques - Guimet, an exotic spot in Paris
We take you on a (re)discovery of the Musée Guimet, dedicated to Asian arts. On the program: an exotic tour of historical treasures in splendid surroundings. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - Monnaie de ParisVisuels musée et monument - Monnaie de ParisVisuels musée et monument - Monnaie de ParisVisuels musée et monument - Monnaie de Paris La Monnaie de Paris: an unusual cultural and historical institution in Paris
Do you know how coins are made in France? Come and find out by visiting the Monnaie de Paris, the institution that teaches us more about the history of silver and the minting of medals, in a place steeped in history. [Read more]

Le Musée de la PosteLe Musée de la PosteLe Musée de la PosteLe Musée de la Poste The Musée de la Poste, to delve into the history of French post office boxes in Paris
The Musée de la Poste, located in the Montparnasse district of Paris, is one of those museums where you could spend hours discovering how mail was delivered 100 years ago, what stamps looked like, or even the job of a letter carrier. An original visit to learn all about our French post office, unique in Paris! [Read more]

Visuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine musée des arts et métiersVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine musée des arts et métiersVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine musée des arts et métiersVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine musée des arts et métiers The Musée des Arts et Métiers: a historical journey through the greatest inventions
The Musée des Arts et Métiers is the kind of fun, family-friendly museum we love. Come and discover the world's greatest technical and technological inventions, housed in a historic monument. [Read more]

Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration : un musée pédagogique pour voir l'Histoire de France autrement - collections permanentesMusée de l'histoire de l'immigration : un musée pédagogique pour voir l'Histoire de France autrement - collections permanentesMusée de l'histoire de l'immigration : un musée pédagogique pour voir l'Histoire de France autrement - collections permanentesMusée de l'histoire de l'immigration : un musée pédagogique pour voir l'Histoire de France autrement - collections permanentes Musée de l'histoire de l'Immigration: opening hours, collections, prices... All you need to know
Housed in the Palais de la Porte Dorée, the Musée National de l'Histoire de l'Immigration tells the story of France in a different way... Discover this unusual cultural site. [Read more]

Visuels Paris - Notre-Dame Pont de la TournelleVisuels Paris - Notre-Dame Pont de la TournelleVisuels Paris - Notre-Dame Pont de la TournelleVisuels Paris - Notre-Dame Pont de la Tournelle The Paris Sewer Museum: discover the underbelly of the capital
The Paris Sewer Museum is one of the capital's most cult and unusual experiences. Follow the guide! [Read more]

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The Institut du Monde Arabe is an astonishing place where Arab culture reveals itself to us through astonishing exhibitions and an eclectic program of events for all ages and all audiences! [Read more]

Visuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'arméeVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'arméeVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'arméeVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'armée The Musée de l'armée in Paris, a witness to military history in the heart of the Hôtel des Invalides
The Musée de l'Armée, located in the heart of the Hôtel des Invalides, takes us to the heart of military history through its permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. Find out more about this emblematic museum in Paris's 7th arrondissement. [Read more]

Le Musée de Cluny, le musée du Moyen-Âge de Paris et ses trésors séculairesLe Musée de Cluny, le musée du Moyen-Âge de Paris et ses trésors séculairesLe Musée de Cluny, le musée du Moyen-Âge de Paris et ses trésors séculairesLe Musée de Cluny, le musée du Moyen-Âge de Paris et ses trésors séculaires The Musée de Cluny, Paris' museum of the Middle Ages, its program and age-old treasures
Located in the heart of the Latin Quarter, the Musée de Cluny is housed in the 13th-century Hôtel des Abbés de Cluny, and is home to works of art even older than that! Come and visit this museum dedicated to the Middle Ages in Paris. [Read more]

Delacroix et la nature, nos photos de l'exposition au musée DelacroixDelacroix et la nature, nos photos de l'exposition au musée DelacroixDelacroix et la nature, nos photos de l'exposition au musée DelacroixDelacroix et la nature, nos photos de l'exposition au musée Delacroix Musée Delacroix: a must-see museum for Eugène Delacroix lovers in Paris
Discover the Musée Delacroix, a jewel in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, dedicated to the famous painter Eugène Delacroix. Explore the fascinating history of the museum, from its rescue to its transformation into a cultural space, and immerse yourself in contemporary exhibitions. A must for art and history lovers! [Read more]

Le Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentesLe Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentesLe Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentesLe Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentes Musée national de la Marine in Paris: an art venue for learning and travelling at the Trocadero
The Musée National de la Marine invites you to discover the treasures and challenges of the sea through its permanent collections. Read the latest museum news and plan your next visit. [Read more]

Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515 The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the must-see Parisian museum dedicated to design and fashion
Just a stone's throw from the Jardin des Tuileries and the Louvre Pyramid, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs occupies the Rohan and Marsan wings of the Palais du Louvre, with permanent collections and temporary exhibitions that are a must-see for all Paris design enthusiasts. [Read more]

Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016111245Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016111245Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016111245Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016111245 Musée Rodin in Paris: a temple of art dedicated to the sculptor Auguste Rodin near Les Invalides
We're all familiar with The Thinker... But it's not Rodin's only masterpiece! To find out more about this master of sculpture, visit his museum in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. [Read more]

Visuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'arméeVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'arméeVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'arméeVisuel Journées du Patrimoine/Matrimoine Invalides musée de l'armée The Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération (Museum of the Order of the Liberation) retraces the history of the French Resistance at Les Invalides.
Located in the heart of the Invalides building, the Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération, founded in 1970, is dedicated to the order created by General de Gaulle, and traces the career of those who fought for a free France in the face of Nazi occupation. [Read more]

Matisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre Pompidou Center Pompidou: the museum's must-see masterpieces
It is impossible to miss this institution if you love modern and contemporary art. The Centre Pompidou is one of the most important museums in Paris, and it houses some masterpieces of the genre. Here is a small overview of the works to see at least once in your life. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument Louvre JocondeVisuels musée et monument Louvre JocondeVisuels musée et monument Louvre JocondeVisuels musée et monument Louvre Joconde Louvre Museum: Must-see masterpieces
The Louvre Museum is one of the most visited museums in the world, and houses some of the most famous works. Here are the must-sees on your next visit. [Read more]

La Maison de BalzacLa Maison de BalzacLa Maison de BalzacLa Maison de Balzac The Maison de Balzac, home of the famous writer, and its secret garden overlooking the Eiffel Tower
The Maison de Balzac, one of the famous writer's homes, is one of the capital's literary gems, located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. This house-museum also boasts an incredible garden overlooking the Eiffel Tower, as well as a café. [Read more]

Le Musée Nissim de Camondo, les photos Le Musée Nissim de Camondo, les photos Le Musée Nissim de Camondo, les photos Le Musée Nissim de Camondo, les photos The Nissim de Camondo Museum in Paris in pictures
The Nissim de Camondo Museum, belonging to the Decorative Arts, located on the outskirts of the Parc Monceau, is dedicated to French decorative art of the second half of the 17th century. [Read more]

La Cinémathèque française : un temple du cinéma au coeur de BercyLa Cinémathèque française : un temple du cinéma au coeur de BercyLa Cinémathèque française : un temple du cinéma au coeur de BercyLa Cinémathèque française : un temple du cinéma au coeur de Bercy The Cinémathèque Française, a movie temple in the heart of Bercy
Screening sessions, library, museum, festivals… The Cinémathèque Française is the perfect place if you want to learn more about the history of cinema. [Read more]

Hip-hop 360, l'exposition immersive à la Philharmonie de Paris - nos photosHip-hop 360, l'exposition immersive à la Philharmonie de Paris - nos photosHip-hop 360, l'exposition immersive à la Philharmonie de Paris - nos photosHip-hop 360, l'exposition immersive à la Philharmonie de Paris - nos photosMusée de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris
Musical instruments from every continent and every era, exhibitions dedicated to artists and musical movements both ancient and modern, the Philharmonie de Paris is the ideal venue for all music lovers.
Open daily from 12pm to 7pm. Closed on Mondays.

Le Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme rouvre ses portes le 19 maiLe Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme rouvre ses portes le 19 maiLe Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme rouvre ses portes le 19 maiLe Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme rouvre ses portes le 19 maiMusée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
The museum reveals the history and culture of the Jews of Europe and North Africa, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Its extensive collection of religious objects, manuscripts and works of art bear witness to Jewish contributions to the art and history of France and the world. The museum holds 2,700 documents on the Dreyfus affair, donated by the Dreyfus family.
Open 11am-6pm. Closed on Mondays.

Free museums for under-26s in Ile-de-France :

Visuels musée et monument musée air espaceVisuels musée et monument musée air espaceVisuels musée et monument musée air espaceVisuels musée et monument musée air espace Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace at Le Bourget, a unique place that puts stars in your eyes
The Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace at Le Bourget is a nugget for those who dream of traveling, while the world's eyes are riveted on Mars, the Moon and the ISS. Here, you can rediscover the planes of the conquest of air and space for free, and even climb aboard a number of mythical aircraft! [Read more]

Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120641Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120641Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120641Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120641 The MAC-VAL, Val-de-Marne's contemporary art museum, and its collections within Navigo's reach
If you're a contemporary art lover, come and discover - or rediscover - the MAC-VAL, the Val-de-Marne contemporary art museum in Vitry-sur-Seine. [Read more]

La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969 The Galerie des Carrosses, the free museum at the Grandes Ecuries of the Château de Versailles
The Galerie des Carrosses, nestled in the Grande Écurie at the Château de Versailles, opens its doors free of charge every weekend. When visiting Versailles, it's a discovery you'd be wrong not to make. We'll take you on a tour... [Read more]

Musée de la Carte à jouer - nos photos - image00020Musée de la Carte à jouer - nos photos - image00020Musée de la Carte à jouer - nos photos - image00020Musée de la Carte à jouer - nos photos - image00020 The Musée de la Carte à jouer, a unique collection dedicated to our card games, in Issy (92).
Just south of Paris, in Issy-des-Moulineaux (92), you'll find a museum that's unique in France: the Musée de la Carte à jouer, a cultural venue devoted entirely to card games, from the first models to appear in the 15th century, right up to the present day. [Read more]

Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374 Discover the Château d'Écouen, a Renaissance jewel and national museum
Explore the Château d'Écouen, home to the National Renaissance Museum, located 20 km from Paris. Immerse yourself in the history of this exceptional site and admire its unique collections. [Read more]

Maison-Atelier Foujita - 20230831 131259Maison-Atelier Foujita - 20230831 131259Maison-Atelier Foujita - 20230831 131259Maison-Atelier Foujita - 20230831 131259 Maison-atelier Foujita in Essonne: an intimate glimpse of the famous Franco-Japanese painter
Come and discover the incredible life of Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, talented Franco-Japanese painter and true jack-of-all-trades, by pushing open the doors of the Maison-atelier Foujita nestled in the small village of Villiers-le-Bâcle, Essonne. Would you like a tour? [Read more]

Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310 Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs: A Historical and Cultural Journey in Yvelines
We're off to discover the Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs in Magny-les-Hameaux, Yvelines, open all year round. This historic and cultural site, which bears witness to the history of Jansenism, offers a unique visiting experience and a wonderful discovery walk. [Read more]

Musée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-LayeMusée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-LayeMusée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-LayeMusée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye The Museum of National Archaeology - Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye
The Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a jewel to be discovered in the Ile de France region. Situated high up in the Yvelines, this château was one of the royal residences of François I. Today, it houses the national archaeology museum. Today, it houses the Musée d'Archéologie Nationale, with over 29,000 objects on display! [Read more]

Free monuments for under-26s and students in Paris :

La BnF Richelieu rouvre ses portes après 10 ans de travauxLa BnF Richelieu rouvre ses portes après 10 ans de travauxLa BnF Richelieu rouvre ses portes après 10 ans de travauxLa BnF Richelieu rouvre ses portes après 10 ans de travaux BnF Richelieu, the historic home of the Bibliothèque nationale de France and its museum
The Richelieu site, located in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, is the historic birthplace of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, which has housed collections of royal documents since 1721. A historic site, recently modernized, accessible to all! [Read more]

Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021Musée des Plans-Reliefs - nos photos - image00021 The Musée des Plans Reliefs, a unique collection in Paris
The Musée des Plans Relief, located in the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris, houses some 100 relief plans of fortified towns. Once used for military purposes, they are now preserved in their original state at the Invalides, where you can discover these immense models of French towns. [Read more]

L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir The Hôtel de la Marine in Paris, the sublime monument on Place de la Concorde
Do you know the Hôtel de la Marine? Let's discover this restored treasure of Parisian heritage, enthroned on the Place de la Concorde! [Read more]

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The Paris Pantheon, an emblematic monument in the heart of the capital, reveals the history of France's great personalities. Originally a church dedicated to Sainte Geneviève, the Panthéon is open all year round, giving you the chance to discover its rich heritage and architectural secrets. [Read more]

Paris, capitale de la gastronomie : l'exposition qui nous donne faim à la Conciergerie - photos - IMG20230412114648Paris, capitale de la gastronomie : l'exposition qui nous donne faim à la Conciergerie - photos - IMG20230412114648Paris, capitale de la gastronomie : l'exposition qui nous donne faim à la Conciergerie - photos - IMG20230412114648Paris, capitale de la gastronomie : l'exposition qui nous donne faim à la Conciergerie - photos - IMG20230412114648 The Conciergerie in Paris: a monument symbolic of the French Revolution
The Conciergerie is a historic building on the Ile de la Cité in Paris. Since its construction in the 10th century, this monument has been the seat of the Palais de Justice and a prison in turn. It was here that Marie-Antoinette was imprisoned. [Read more]

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Right in the heart of Paris, not far from Notre-Dame Cathedral or the Sainte-Chapelle with its magnificent stained glass windows, the Conciergerie is an imposing building with a rich history: this palace, which was also a prison, is one of our national monuments and a must-see if you want to find out more about the history of Paris. [Read more]

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The Arc de Triomphe, the emblematic monument on the Champs-Élysées that sits at the center of the Place de l'Étoile, is a must-see on your visit to Paris! [Read more]

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The Chapelle Expiatoire is one of Paris's hidden monuments. Erected in memory of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette, this historic site is well worth a visit! [Read more]

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With its thirteen million visitors a year, Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral is one of the capital's must-sees. A place of worship as well as a monument, it has witnessed the history of Paris since its construction. Announced for December 8, 2024, its reopening is eagerly awaited. [Read more]

La Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à ParisLa Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à ParisLa Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à ParisLa Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à Paris The Sainte-Chapelle and its 1113 stained-glass windows, a true Gothic jewel in Paris
The Sainte-Chapelle is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful buildings in Paris, with its 1113 colorful stained-glass windows depicting scenes from the Old and New Testaments. This 800-year-old Gothic gem becomes a magical place under the sun. [Read more]

Free monuments for under-26s in Ile-de-France :

Le Château de Versailles en visite et son programmeLe Château de Versailles en visite et son programmeLe Château de Versailles en visite et son programmeLe Château de Versailles en visite et son programme A visit to the Château de Versailles and its program
The Château de Versailles, its gardens and grounds, are a world heritage site. The official residence of the kings of France, the Château de Versailles holds the record as the largest château in the world, and of course the most visited in France. [Read more]

Le Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-FranceLe Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-FranceLe Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-FranceLe Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-France The Château de Rambouillet and its Bergerie nationale, an exceptional estate in the Paris region (78)
A princely, royal, imperial and then presidential residence, the Château de Rambouillet and its grounds are steeped in history and boast some remarkable nooks and crannies, including the Queen's Dairy, the Chaumière aux coquillages and the Bergerie nationale, not to be missed. [Read more]

Château de Champs-sur-MarneChâteau de Champs-sur-MarneChâteau de Champs-sur-MarneChâteau de Champs-sur-Marne The Château de Champs-sur-Marne, a magnificent Renaissance-style building with an 85-hectare garden
In the Seine-et-Marne département, the Château de Champs-sur-Marne is less well known than Vaux-le-Vicomte or Fontainebleau. A testament to its rich history, Champs-sur-Marne is best known for its vast 85-hectare wooded park, which is open all year round! [Read more]

La Basilique Saint-Denis et sa nécropole royaleLa Basilique Saint-Denis et sa nécropole royaleLa Basilique Saint-Denis et sa nécropole royaleLa Basilique Saint-Denis et sa nécropole royale Saint-Denis Basilica, the necropolis of the Kings of France, Saint-Denis (93)
How about (re)discovering the Basilique Saint-Denis? Classified as a historical monument, this religious edifice in Saint-Denis (93) is home to the necropolis of the Kings of France, and is a must-see for history buffs and those curious about the region's heritage. [Read more]

Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374Château d'Écouen - Musée national de la Renaissance  -  A7C8374 Discover the Château d'Écouen, a Renaissance jewel and national museum
Explore the Château d'Écouen, home to the National Renaissance Museum, located 20 km from Paris. Immerse yourself in the history of this exceptional site and admire its unique collections. [Read more]

Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs dans les Yvelines -  A7C3310 Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs: A Historical and Cultural Journey in Yvelines
We're off to discover the Domaine National de Port-Royal des Champs in Magny-les-Hameaux, Yvelines, open all year round. This historic and cultural site, which bears witness to the history of Jansenism, offers a unique visiting experience and a wonderful discovery walk. [Read more]

Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764 Château de Fontainebleau, the second home of the Kings of France
The Château de Fontainebleau invites you to discover its spaces and its history. Come and admire this superb château, with its medieval and classical styles, and its ornate gardens covering more than 130 hectares. [Read more]

Le château de Vincennes : une forteresse royale à ParisLe château de Vincennes : une forteresse royale à ParisLe château de Vincennes : une forteresse royale à ParisLe château de Vincennes : une forteresse royale à Paris Château de Vincennes: a royal fortress in Paris
Along with the Louvre, the Château de Vincennes is one of the most important castles in French history. It is also one of the largest and best-preserved fortified castles in Europe... [Read more]

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The Château de Malmaison, located in Rueil-Malmaison in the Hauts-de-Seine region of France, is now home to the Napoleonic National Museum. During the French Revolution, Josephine Bonaparte acquired the property and it became the Palais Impérial de Malmaison, transforming it into the seat of government for a time. [Read more]

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The Château de Rambouillet reopened its doors on Wednesday May 19, 2021, after many months of closure due to Covid-19. To mark the occasion, the château has planned a number of festivities... Discover the program. [Read more]

Musée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-LayeMusée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-LayeMusée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-LayeMusée d'Archéologie National - Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye The Museum of National Archaeology - Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye
The Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a jewel to be discovered in the Ile de France region. Situated high up in the Yvelines, this château was one of the royal residences of François I. Today, it houses the national archaeology museum. Today, it houses the Musée d'Archéologie Nationale, with over 29,000 objects on display! [Read more]

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Free museums and monuments in Paris and the Ile-de-France region:

Visuels musée et monument musée air espaceVisuels musée et monument musée air espaceVisuels musée et monument musée air espaceVisuels musée et monument musée air espace Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace at Le Bourget, a unique place that puts stars in your eyes
The Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace at Le Bourget is a nugget for those who dream of traveling, while the world's eyes are riveted on Mars, the Moon and the ISS. Here, you can rediscover the planes of the conquest of air and space for free, and even climb aboard a number of mythical aircraft! [Read more]

Le Maif Social Club, nouveau lieu inspirant de la rue de TurenneLe Maif Social Club, nouveau lieu inspirant de la rue de TurenneLe Maif Social Club, nouveau lieu inspirant de la rue de TurenneLe Maif Social Club, nouveau lieu inspirant de la rue de Turenne The Maif Social Club, an inspiring cultural venue on rue de Turenne
On the rue de Turenne in Paris, a hybrid venue awaits cultural visitors and the curious: the Maif Social Club. It's an exhibition space, a library and a place for meetings and conferences. Here, new ideas for a better future are fished out, and children are welcome. [Read more]

Le Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris : Un voyage artistique du XXème au XXIème siècleLe Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris : Un voyage artistique du XXème au XXIème siècleLe Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris : Un voyage artistique du XXème au XXIème siècleLe Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris : Un voyage artistique du XXème au XXIème siècle Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAM): An artistic journey from the 20th to the 21st century
The Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris, open since 1961 and located in the heart of the City of Light, a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, invites visitors to discover over 15,000 works reflecting the wealth of artistic creation of the 20th and 21st centuries. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, this museum transports us into the world of contemporary art. It's free to visit! [Read more]

Exposition Chana Orloff Musée Zadkine - IMG 1911Exposition Chana Orloff Musée Zadkine - IMG 1911Exposition Chana Orloff Musée Zadkine - IMG 1911Exposition Chana Orloff Musée Zadkine - IMG 1911 Musée Zadkine: l'Atelier - Museum near the Jardin du Luxembourg
On the edge of the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Musée Zadkine in Paris opens its doors to its permanent collection, free of charge, all year round, in the heart of a green setting populated by sculptures. Nestled at 100 bis rue d'Assas, the museum is the former home of iconic sculptor Ossip Zadkine, who lived there from 1928 to 1967. [Read more]

Le Musée de la Légion d'Honneur à l'Hôtel de Salm Le Musée de la Légion d'Honneur à l'Hôtel de Salm Le Musée de la Légion d'Honneur à l'Hôtel de Salm Le Musée de la Légion d'Honneur à l'Hôtel de Salm Discover the free Legion of Honor Museum: a journey through the history of honors
Immerse yourself in the history of honors at the Musée de la Légion d'honneur et des ordres de chevalerie, housed in the magnificent Hôtel de Salm in Paris. [Read more]

Musée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculptureMusée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculptureMusée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculptureMusée Bourdelle rénové -  atelier de sculpture The Musée Bourdelle, a free museum-workshop dedicated to the sculptor in Paris
The Musée Bourdelle, dedicated to the famous sculptor, awaits you in the 15th arrondissement, with an itinerary designed for adults and children alike. As an added bonus, there's a café-restaurant perfect for prolonging the visit. [Read more]

Village de Medan dans les Yvelines -  Maison Zola - Musée DreyfusVillage de Medan dans les Yvelines -  Maison Zola - Musée DreyfusVillage de Medan dans les Yvelines -  Maison Zola - Musée DreyfusVillage de Medan dans les Yvelines -  Maison Zola - Musée Dreyfus The Maison Zola, the Dreyfus Museum in Médan, Yvelines
In the heart of the Yvelines region, the Musée Dreyfus, in the grounds of the Maison d'Émile Zola, stands as a place steeped in literary and judicial history. Located in Médan, just an hour's drive from Paris, this historic house and museum is a must-see for anyone interested in the life and work of Émile Zola, as well as the Dreyfus Affair, two major elements of late 19th-century French culture. [Read more]

La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969La Galerie des Carrosses de Versailles, le musée gratuit aux Grandes Ecuries -  A7C8969 The Galerie des Carrosses, the free museum at the Grandes Ecuries of the Château de Versailles
The Galerie des Carrosses, nestled in the Grande Écurie at the Château de Versailles, opens its doors free of charge every weekend. When visiting Versailles, it's a discovery you'd be wrong not to make. We'll take you on a tour... [Read more]

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If you're a street-art fan, come and visit Art42, the street-art museum in Paris. This unusual place is open free of charge once a month, with guided tours. [Read more]

L'Esquisse, le nouvel Hôtel culturel de Barbizon à la fois café et Musée gratuitL'Esquisse, le nouvel Hôtel culturel de Barbizon à la fois café et Musée gratuitL'Esquisse, le nouvel Hôtel culturel de Barbizon à la fois café et Musée gratuitL'Esquisse, le nouvel Hôtel culturel de Barbizon à la fois café et Musée gratuit L'Esquisse, Barbizon's new cultural hotel, both café and free museum
L'Esquisse is a fusion of hotel, café and free museum. We're off to Barbizon, the famous artists' village, to take advantage of this new spot that combines large, charming rooms, a great café by the fireplace and a free museum honoring the artists who have influenced Barbizon around the world. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - Musée Cognacq-JayVisuels musée et monument - Musée Cognacq-JayVisuels musée et monument - Musée Cognacq-JayVisuels musée et monument - Musée Cognacq-Jay The Musée Cognacq-Jay in Paris, a collector's museum in the heart of the Marais district
The Musée Cognacq-Jay, located in the Marais district of Paris, boasts a fine collection of 18th-century works evocative of the Age of Enlightenment, acquired between 1900 and 1927 by Ernest Cognacq. It's a free historical plunge! [Read more]

Petit Palais - Collection permanente  -  fresquePetit Palais - Collection permanente  -  fresquePetit Palais - Collection permanente  -  fresquePetit Palais - Collection permanente  -  fresque The Petit Palais in Paris and its hidden treasures, the free museum, opening hours and exhibitions
The Petit Palais, home to the Musées des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, is a true architectural masterpiece. Designed by Charles Girault for the 1900 Universal Exhibition, this museum is a treasure trove. And since admission is free, you'd be wrong not to take advantage of it. [Read more]

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At the heart of the Curie campus, in the 5th arrondissement of Paris near the Panthéon, lies the Musée Curie. Open from Wednesday to Saturday, this free place of memory and knowledge offers an insight into the history of radioactivity and its medical applications. [Read more]

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For art lovers, the Lafayette Anticipations Foundation awaits you every day of the week to show you its exhibitions and space. Opening times, prices, practical information... we've got it all! [Read more]

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Looking for a little culture and the latest artistic trends? Head to La Gaîté Lyrique, in Paris's 2nd arrondissement, for a tour of the establishment's fine programming. [Read more]

Musée Carnavalet rénové et repensé, les photos Musée Carnavalet rénové et repensé, les photos Musée Carnavalet rénové et repensé, les photos Musée Carnavalet rénové et repensé, les photos Musée Carnavalet, Paris's oldest museum dedicated to the capital's history
The Musée Carnavalet invites you to discover the history of the capital. Discover what awaits you in Paris' oldest museum, which has the advantage of being free... [Read more]

Le café - Salon de thé et terrasse Rose Bakery au Musée de la Vie Romantique  -  A7C9266 HDRLe café - Salon de thé et terrasse Rose Bakery au Musée de la Vie Romantique  -  A7C9266 HDRLe café - Salon de thé et terrasse Rose Bakery au Musée de la Vie Romantique  -  A7C9266 HDRLe café - Salon de thé et terrasse Rose Bakery au Musée de la Vie Romantique  -  A7C9266 HDR The Musée de la vie romantique in Paris, a green and charming place
In Paris, the Musée de la Vie Romantique is a confidential place, a real favorite for many of the capital's inhabitants. Take the opportunity to rediscover this charming museum, nestled in the 9th arrondissement. [Read more]

Le collège des bernardinsLe collège des bernardinsLe collège des bernardinsLe collège des bernardins The Collège des Bernardins: one of the oldest medieval buildings in Paris to visit free of charge
Let's discover the Collège des Bernardins - one of the oldest medieval buildings in Paris. Be sure to visit this 13th-century gem, located in the heart of the Latin Quarter and open to the public free of charge. Open all year round, this cultural space offers a variety of exhibitions and events, and even a café-restaurant. [Read more]

La maison de Victor Hugo à Paris - nos photosLa maison de Victor Hugo à Paris - nos photosLa maison de Victor Hugo à Paris - nos photosLa maison de Victor Hugo à Paris - nos photos Victor Hugo's house in Paris, an artistic plunge into the world of the famous author
The Maison de Victor Hugo is tucked away on the Place des Vosges in the heart of Paris. This museum dedicated to France's most famous author lets us discover the apartment where the artist and his family lived. [Read more]

MUSEE SAFRANMUSEE SAFRANMUSEE SAFRANMUSEE SAFRAN Musée Aéronautique et Spatial Safran: a plunge into the history of aviation
The Musée Aéronautique et Spatial Safran in Réau, near Melun, invites enthusiasts to rediscover the evolution of aeronautical propulsion since 1905. Why not visit this free museum, which is well worth the detour? [Read more]

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The Musée de la Préfecture de Police, nestled in the heart of the 5th arrondissement, invites visitors on a fascinating exploration of the history of the Paris police force from the 17th century to the present day. Available all year round, this historic treasure trove on rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève unveils over 2,000 authentic and captivating works of art. [Read more]

Réouverture du Musée Cernuschi : nos photosRéouverture du Musée Cernuschi : nos photosRéouverture du Musée Cernuschi : nos photosRéouverture du Musée Cernuschi : nos photos Musée Cernuschi: the free museum, the jewel of Asian arts in Paris
The Musée Cernuschi is the museum of Asian arts in Paris, tracing the history of the Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese peoples since Neolithic times. The collection includes works acquired by the city, including 5,000 bequeathed by Henri Cernuschi in the 19th century. The museum's centerpiece is a large bronze Buddha, which dominates the immense, high-ceilinged hall housing the permanent collections. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - mémorial de la ShoahVisuels musée et monument - mémorial de la ShoahVisuels musée et monument - mémorial de la ShoahVisuels musée et monument - mémorial de la Shoah The Shoah Memorial: a place of remembrance in Paris
The Shoah Memorial in Paris opens its doors to us free of charge, inviting us to remember and understand the history of the Jews of France, especially during the Second World War. [Read more]

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Come and discover the incredible life of Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, talented Franco-Japanese painter and true jack-of-all-trades, by pushing open the doors of the Maison-atelier Foujita nestled in the small village of Villiers-le-Bâcle, Essonne. Would you like a tour? [Read more]

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In the heart of a private mansion near the Parc Monceau lies one of the capital's most discreet museums: the Pharmacy Museum! Here, you can discover, free of charge, the history of the site, which now houses the Ordre National des Pharmaciens and a number of unusual collections. [Read more]

L'Hôtel de Soubise, un écrin remarquable pour les Archives nationalesL'Hôtel de Soubise, un écrin remarquable pour les Archives nationalesL'Hôtel de Soubise, un écrin remarquable pour les Archives nationalesL'Hôtel de Soubise, un écrin remarquable pour les Archives nationales The Hôtel de Soubise, a remarkable setting for the French National Archives
In the heart of the Marais district, discover a private mansion and its hidden garden, home to the Archives nationales and a free museum open to all. A chance to admire the sublime architecture of the Hôtel de Soubise! [Read more]

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The Maison de Balzac, one of the famous writer's homes, is one of the capital's literary gems, located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. This house-museum also boasts an incredible garden overlooking the Eiffel Tower, as well as a café. [Read more]

And if you still want more, check out the list of free museums open to all, those on the first Sunday of the month, free exhibitions to discover all year round, subscribe to our specialnewsletter and take advantage of all our free invitations.

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