Palais Garnier

Useful information

Every day from 10 am to 5 pm* - Closed the 1rst of January and the 1rst of May

(last admission at 4:30 pm)

*10 am to 1 pm on days of matinee performances (last admission at 12:30 pm) and on:

Sunday 18 June and Sunday 25 June
Sunday 16 July

Exceptional closures

Saturday 2 September 2017 all day
Wednesday 13 September all day
Wednesday 20 September all day
Thursday 21 September all day
Friday 22 September until 1 pm
Saturday 23 September all day 
Sunday 24 September all day 
Thursday 28 September all day 
Saturday 30 September all day 
Sunday 1 October all day 
Monday 2 October all day

  Even when the Palais Garnier is closed the boutique and L’Opéra Restaurant remain open.  

* Last entrance at 12.30 pm 
** BNF Reading Room: access possible via 8 rue Scribe

How to get there

Opéra national de Paris - Palais Garnier

Getting to the Palais Garnier
on the corner of rue Scribe and rue Auber

To reach the Palais Garnier: 
Metro: Opéra station, lines 3,7,8
RER: Auber station, line A
Bus: routes 20, 21, 22, 27, 29, 42, 52, 53, 66, 68, 81, 95
Car park: Galeries Lafayette

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