Access, opening times and contacts

Booking visits to the Palais Garnier

Visiting times at the Palais Garnier

  • Open every day from 10 am until 4.30 pm excepting matinee performance days and exceptional closures.


  • At the booking office, ticket machines available, or online.
Admission: Full price: €11/ Reduced price: €7 (under 25s)
Free: children under 12, the disabled and those accompanying them, unemployed.
Family rate for families of 4 or more.

Discover the Palais Garnier’s audio guide service:
Explore Charles Garnier's masterpiece: its architecture, history, legends and secrets.
A magical and informative way to explore the Palais Garnier.

Audio guide prices
  • iPod: Price: €5

  • iPad (VIP version): €12 for two people (French/English).

  • Languages available: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Japanese

    Available at the opera house or online.
    Tours for children or in sign language are also available.
    Please provide photo-ID.


  • Visit with your own guide
    Book on, or by fax on + 33 1 40 01 25 40 (audio guides obligatory)
  • Block bookings: travel agents, tour operators, coach operators, employee organisations (minimum 20 people, “no queue” tickets - valid for 1 year)
    Booking: or by fax on + 33 1 40 01 25 40
  • Visit with a Palais Garnier guide
    Information on 08 25 05 44 05

Corporate bookings

Private visits backstage
Information on +33 1 40 01 24 60 -
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