Admission, opening times, tickets

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Admission to the museum

En application des mesures gouvernementales de lutte contre la propagation de la Covid-19, le Passe sanitaire est obligatoire pour accéder au musée de l'Orangerie pour toutes les personnes de 18 ans et plus, et à partir du 30 septembre pour toutes les personnes de 12 ans et plus. Réservation obligatoire d'un créneau horaire pour tous les visiteurs. Admission within half an hour of the reserved time: billetterie. In application of the government's decision to counter the spread of COVID19, a Health pass is mandatory for 18 years old and over to access the Musée de l’Orangerie and from September 30th for all people 12 years and older. All visitors are invited to purchase their tickets online to access the museum: ticketing. Compulsory reservation of a time slot.

All visitors are required to reserve a time slot.
Visitors benefiting from free admission must make a time-stamped reservation and must bring a receipt (with the exception of Carte Blanche, SAMO and AFMO holders for whom prior reservation is not mandatory).

Free on the 1st Sunday of the month: time slot reservation also required.
Buying a time-stamped ticket or a simple time slot reservation for those with a pass is available here.



Musée de l'Orangerie
Jardin des Tuileries
Place de la Concorde (Seine side)
75001 Paris

Transportation access

By Metro: lines 1, 8, 12, Concorde station

By bus : lines 42, 45, 52, 72, 73, 84, 94, Concorde stop

Vélib’ bike stations
- Cambon-Rivoli (no. 1020)
- Assemblée Nationale (no. 7009)
- Quai Anatole France-Musée d'Orsay (no. 7110)
- Quai d'Orsay-Invalides (no. 7112)

Parking lots
- Place de la Concorde (corner of Avenue Gabriel and Place de la Concorde)
. - Pyramides (15, Rue des Pyramides)
- Carrousel du Louvre (access by Avenue du Général Lemonnier)

Taxi stand
252, Rue de Rivoli

Opening times

  • Monday: 9 am-6 pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday-Sunday: 9 am-6 pm

Closed on May 1, July 14 morning and December 25

Last admission 5:15 pm, rooms close at 5:45 pm


  • General admission: €12.50
  • Discounted admission: €10

This ticket gives the bearer access to the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, subject to availability. The ticket is valid for one admission. Re-entry is not permitted.

The "Child and Company" ticket is valid for accompanying a young person under 18 years of age, residing in the European Union and limited to 2 accompanying persons per child.

Consult the full list of tickets

Visitor Policies

Due to the ongoing health situation, online reservation of a time slot is mandatory for all paying and free visitors to limit the number of people visiting the museum at the same time.

• Wearing a category 1 mask (not provided by the museum) is mandatory within the museum for all visitors aged 11 years old and over. When outdoors, wearing a mask remains mandatory while waiting in line.
• For security reasons, access to the lockers and coat checks will be restricted to bulky items that cannot be admitted into the hall.
• Hand sanitizer will be available inside the museum.

When visiting, be sure to respect safety and social distancing measures by maintaining a more than 6-foot distance between visitors.

As part of the Vigipirate plan and in order to ensure the safety of our visitors, the Musée de l'Orangerie follows the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. The Musée de l'Orangerie thanks its visitors in advance for their understanding of the slowdown caused by the security checks at the entrances.

Visit Monet’s Water Lilies 
We invite you to discover this work in a quiet environment.

Consult the visitor guidelines 


Planning your visit

Coat check
The coat check is free for individual visitors and groups.
You may check maximum cabin size baggage.

Borrowing wheelchairs, folding seats and canes
Wheelchairs, folding seats and canes, which can be used within the museum, are available upon presentation of an ID card at the coat check

Lending strollers
Overly bulky strollers and metal-framed baby carriers are not allowed, but strollers and baby carriers are available in the coat check in exchange for ID.

An elevator allows people with reduced mobility and strollers access to the entire museum circuit, temporary exhibitions and commercial spaces.

The museum is equipped with sanitary facilities, some of which are adapted for people with disabilities. Restrooms are available to the public.

Baby changing areas
The museum provides two baby changing areas located on level -2: one in the women's restrooms near the auditorium and the other in the mixed restrooms near the workshop.

Lost and Found
You can contact the lost and found department of the Musée de l’Orangerie
- by phone at +33 (0)1 44 50 43 00
- by email: