Getting here

The Palais de Tokyo welcomes you every day except Tuesday, from midday to midnight.

Closed annually on January 1, May 1 and December 25
Special closing time at 6pm on December 24 and 31 


To preserve everyone's health and to prepare for your visit:


From 21 July 2021, the Health Certificat will be extended to all leisure and cultural venues with more than 50 people. Access to the Palais de Tokyo requires the presentation of a European health pass for all persons over 12 years and two months. Wearing a mask is mandatory for children over 6 years old.

In accordance with government directives, access to the Palais de Tokyo for all adults will be on presentation of a Health Pass in the form of a QR Code in paper format or downloaded in the TousAntiCovid Carnet application:   

  • Vaccination certificate   

  •  Or certificate of negative RT-PCR or antigenic test less than 24 hours old   

  •  Or RT-PCR or positive antigenic test certificate of at least 11 days and less than 6 months old   

We also invite you to bring an original proof of identity in addition to the Health Pass.  

The conformity of the Pass will be checked at the entrance according to the sanitary rules in force, a control that may slightly increase the access time to the current exhibition. This check will not read your health information or store any data. 


Icône masque

Come masked! Wearing a mandatory mask

Icône distanciation sociale

Distance of at least one meter between each visitor

Icône Gel hydroacloolique

Hand washing at the entrance to the Palais de Tokyo using the Hydroalcoholic gel available

Icône bagage

Bulky baggage is prohibited


We inform you that the cloakroom is currently closed for health reasons.


Anti-terrorist security plan – Vigipirate
- Following the attacks in Paris in November 2015 and to ensure every visitor’s safety, Palais de Tokyo enforces the security measures taken by the government regarding public administrations.
- Visitors are advised however not to come to Palais de Tokyo with bags and suitcases. It is forbidden to take suitcases, travel bags and bag packs larger than A3 size into Palais de Tokyo. In any case, only bags smaller than the maximal size (55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm) are allowed and must left at the cloackroom after security control and before entering the exhibition spaces.
- The place however remains open under usual operating conditions.
- Palais de Tokyo thanks visitors in advance to kindly comply with security controls (visual check of personal belongings, metal detection and frisk search) at the different entrances.

How to get here

Located between the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Élysées

13, avenue du Président Wilson 75116 Paris

Subway (Métro), bus, RER
Metro: line 9 / Iéna and Alma Marceau stations
RER: line C / Pont de l’Alma station
Bus: routes 32, 42, 63, 72, 80, 92



Access for persons with reduced mobility

Free admission to all exhibitions

The entire Palais de Tokyo is accessible to persons with reduced mobility

Free admission to all exhibitions for people with disabilities as well as any accompanying person. Wheelchairs are available for loan from reception.

Designated parking spaces

Designated parking spaces are located at the corners of Rue de Galliera/Avenue du Président Wilson and Rue de Brignole/Avenue du Président Wilson.

Visitor guides and guided tours

Specially adapted visitor guides (for mentally or visually impaired persons) are available on request from the visitors’ desk, and guided tours in French sign language are organised on a regular basis.