Palais Garnier

Guided tours of the public areas

The guided tours include an overall tour of the theatre including a presentation of its history, architecture and its different activities.
The auditorium is open to the public when not closed for technical or artistic reasons.

Visiting hours

Guided tours in French

  • All year 2019

    During French schools holidays : Every day (from Monday to Sunday) : departure at 11.30 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm
    Out of French schools holidays : week days (from Monday to Friday): departure at 11.30 am and 3.30 pm
    Week-end days (Saturday and Sunday) : departure at 11.30 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm

Guided tours in English

  • All year 2019

    Every day (from Monday to Sunday) : departure at 11.00 am and 2.30 pm

Information & bookings :

Web : The Opera Garnier Day Tour     

Phone : +33 (0)1 42 46 72 40 (0,15€ TTC/min)

Purchasing tickets for guided tours

Full rate:€17
Students under 26: €12.50
Children under 10:€9.50

Audiophone and ticket included. A proof of identity will be required as a deposit for earphones.

The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Tickets may be purchased without prior booking at the ticket desk in the Palais Garnier lobby.
  • The Opera Garnier Day tour

    Book your ticket and discover the rich architecture and decor of the Palais Garnier.

Guided tours after opening hours

Visiting hours : Saturdays at 5pm (prior booking obligatory)

Purchasing tickets for guided tours:
€21 per person
Includes entrance to the Palais Garnier


Bookings are obligatory, and may be made:
on line: Opera Garnier After Hours
  • by telephone: +33 (0)1 42 46 72 40 (0.15€ incl. VAT per minute)
  • by email:
    • Opera Garnier After Hours

      Book your ticket for a timeless classic guided tour.

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