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Individual spectators

Visually impaired persons / persons with limited mobility

The Paris Opera facilitates access to its theatres for persons with reduced mobility or those who are visually impaired The Service des Relations avec le Public (Public Relations Service) devotes a special welcome to you: contact them (at least 15 days before the performance) by telephone +33 1 40 01 18 50, Monday to Thursday from 10:00am to 1:00pm and from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, or send an email to cmousterou@operadeparis.fr .

Visually impaired persons

Certain productions are available in audio-description, in collaboration with the Association Accès Culture (Access Culture Association), by means of a special headset which provides a running commentary as the performance proceeds. In addition, guide-dogs are allowed into the theatres.
A reduction of 30% is granted to visually impaired people as well as to their guide.


Productions of the 2013/2014 season available in audio description, and prices:

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR DONIZETTI : 29th September (2:30pm), 1st October (7:30pm), 4th October (7:30pm)
2nd category: €81 (instead of €115)
3rd category: €63 (instead of €90)
4th category: €49 (instead of €70)

I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI BELLINI : 26th April (7:30pm), 30th April (19h30), 8th May (7:30pm)
2nd category: €81 (instead of €115)
3rd category: €63 (instead of €90)
4th category: €49 (instead of €70)

LA BOHÈME PUCCINI : 29th June (7:30pm), 2nd July (7:30pm), 4th July (7:30pm)
2nd category: €95 (instead of €135)
3rd category: €81 (instead of €115)
4th category: €63 (instead of €90)


Persons with limited mobility

Thanks to the adapted seating layout at the Palais Garnier and the Opera Bastille, a quota of places is reserved for persons in wheelchairs. Prior reservation is obligatory at +33 1 40 01 18 50.


People in wheelchairs, as well as their companions, receive a 30% discount on all productions in categories 1, 2 and 4 at the Palais Garnier and categories 2, 3, 4 and 5 at the Opera Bastille.

At the Palais Garnier, wheelchair access is via the box office (at the corner of rue Scribe and rue Auber).