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

  • As of July 15, 2016
Every day (from Monday to Sunday) : departure at 11.30 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm

Guided tours in English

  • From May 2, 2016
Every day (from Monday to Sunday) : departure at 11.00 am and 2.30 pm

Information & bookings :

Web : visite guidée Opéra Garnier

Phone : 0825 05 44 05 (0,15€ TTC/min)

Purchasing tickets for guided tours

Full rate€15.50 

Students under 26: €11
Children under 10€

Audiophone and ticket included
The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. 

Tickets may be purchased without prior booking at the ticket desk in the Palais Garnier lobby. The desk opens at 10.15 am (on tour days).

  • 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: €19.5 per person

    Includes entrance to the Palais Garnier


    Bookings are obligatory, and may be made:

    on line: : Opera Garnier After Hours
  • Opera Garnier After Hours

    Book your ticket for a timeless classic guided tour.

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