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  • All the team of the Carnavalet Museum, the Crypt and Catacombs wishes you excellent holidays and reminds you that our three sites will be closed on 25 December and and 1 January.

Upcoming events


Paris freed, Paris photographed, Paris exhibited.

11 June 2014 - 8 February 2015

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Paris, and in conjunction with Paris Photo Month, the Musée Carnavalet is presenting the exhibition Paris Freed, Paris Photographed, Paris ...

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Useful informations

Musée Carnavalet

Visitors' entrance:

16 rue des Francs-Bourgeois
75003 Paris
Standard : 01 44 59 58 58

Opening hours :
Daily from 10am to 6pm, except Mondays and public holidays. (1st January,1st and 8th May, easter Sunday, ascension feast, whit Sunday, 14th July and 15th August (assumption feast), 1st and 11 November, 25th December)

Last entrance at 5.30 pm.
Ticket office closes at 5 pm.

The museum welcomes visitors in rooms Louis XVI to today.

Due to security maintenance, the following rooms from Middle Age to XVIIIth century are closed : rooms of the Renaissance, rooms of the XVIIth century, rooms of the aldermen, the gallery Sévigné, the rooms Louis XV and the French Revolution.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


Some galleries are open in alternation. A schedule is available daily at the museum reception desk.


Enfants / Activités en famille / Atelier arts plastiques

Atelier en famille

Paris Au fil des collections de peintures, maquettes, sculptures ou objets, les visiteurs du musée Carnavalet découvrent les visages d’un Paris ...
Adults / Visites / Visite conférence

Visite découverte du musée

Enfants / Activités en famille / Visite conférence

Visites en famille

 Découvrir le musée CarnavaletUne visite pour découvrir ou redécouvrir le musée Carnavalet, son architecture, son histoire et ses oeuvres ...
Adults / Visites / Visite de collection permanente

Visites thématiques

Le Paris des LumièresAu 18e siècle, Paris est une ville en ébullition : dans les salons autour des philosophes, au faubourg St Antoine ...