Here are plenty of museums and monuments in Paris and the region, with remarquable artistic and cultural treasures.

Le Louvre, Centre Pompidou, Quai Branly, Orsay museum, Carnavalet museum… Many of them offer free entrance one night a week, free access to the permanent collections, free access the first Sunday of the month, depending on the period, discount entrance or free entrance for children…

Find the list of those Paris and the Ile-de-France museums and monuments here.

Free every day, all year round

Free permanent collections

11, avenue du Président Wilson, Paris 16th – Metro Iéna

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  • Maison de Balzac (free admission to the collections, except during temporary exhibition periods)

47, rue Raynouard, Paris 16th – Metro Passy

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  • Musée Bourdelle (free admission to only a part of the collections during exhibitions)

16, rue Antoine Bourdelle, Paris 15th – Metro Montparnasse – Bienvenüe

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23, rue de Sévigné, Paris 3rd – Metro Saint-Paul Chemin Vert

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7, avenue Velasquez, Paris 8th – Metro Villiers

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  • Musée Cognacq-Jay (free admission to only a part of the collections during exhibitions)

Hôtel Donon – 8, rue Elzévir, Paris 3th – Metro Saint-Paul

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23, allée de la 2e DB – Jardin Atlantique, Paris 15th – Metro Montparnasse – Bienvenüe

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Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris 8th – Metro Champs-Elysées – Clemenceau

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Hôtel de Rohan-Guéménée – 6, place des Vosges, Paris 4th – Metro Bastille

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16, rue Chaptal, Paris 9th – Metro Pigalle

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Free entry

2, rue de la Légion d’honneur, Paris 7th – Metro Solférino More info

Institut Catholique de Paris – 21, rue d’Assas, Paris 6th – Metro Rennes More info

10, rue Mabillon, Paris 6th – Metro Saint-Germain-des-Prés More info

11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 5th – Metro Cardinal Lemoine / Place Monge More info

9 rue Scribe, Paris 9th – Metro Opéra More info

39, boulevard des Capucines, Paris 2nd – Metro Opéra More info

Hôtel de Police du Ve arrondissement – 4, rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève, Paris 5th – Metro Maubert – Mutualité More info

47, rue Monge, Paris 5th – Metro Cardinal Lemoine More info

Place Georges Pompidou / Rue Saint Martin, Paris 4th – Metro Rambuteau More info

Place Hannah Arendt, angle des rues des Alouettes et Carducci, Paris 19th – Metro Buttes-Chaumont Jourdain More info

  • Musée Zadkine (free admission to the collections, except during temporary exhibition periods)

100bis, rue d’Assas, Paris 6th – Metro Notre-Dame-des-Champs More info

59, avenue Foch, Paris 16th – Metro Porte Dauphine More info

Aéroport le Bourget, 93 – RER Le Bourget More info

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, all year round

In Paris:

 Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4th – Metro Hôtel de Ville / Châtelet – Les Halles

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Hôtel de Miramion – 47, quai de la Tournelle, Paris 5th – Metro Maubert – Mutualité / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

60, rue Réaumur, Paris 16th – Metro Arts et Métiers More info

Hôtel de Mongelas –  62, rue des Archives, Paris 3rd – Metro Hôtel de Ville / Châtelet – Les Halles More info

6 rue de Furstenberg, Paris 6th – Metro Saint-Germain-des-Prés / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

14, rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris 9th – Metro Trinité More info

Hôtel de Montmorency-Bours – 85, rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris 6th – Metro Vaneau More info

43, avenue de Villiers, Paris 17th – Metro Malesherbes More info

6, place Paul Painlevé, Paris 5th – Metro Cluny – La Sorbonne / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris 1st – Metro Concorde More info

1, rue de la Légion d’Honneur, Paris 7th – Metro Solférino / Musée d’Orsay More info

Hôtel Salé – 5, rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd – Metro Saint-Paul / Châtelet – Les Halles More info

Palais de Chaillot – 1, place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre, Paris 16th – Metro Trocadéro / Champ de Mars – Tour Eiffel More info

293, avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12th – Metro Porte Dorée More info

37, quai Branly Portail Debilly, Paris 7th – Metro Alma – Marceau / Pont de l’Alma More info

79, rue de Varenne, Paris 7th – Metro Varenne / Invalides More info

In Ile-de-France:

Place Charles de Gaulle, 78 – RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye More info

14, rue du Port, 92 – Metro Boulogne – Pont de Saint-Cloud More info

19, avenue Auguste Rodin, 92 – Metro Mairie d’Issy More info

28, avenue André-Morizet, 92 – Metro Marcel Sembat More info

Place du Général de Gaulle, 60 More info

  • Musée franco-américain du Château de Blérancourt (closed for renovation work until end of 2014)

Château de Blérancourt, 02 More info on Musée franco-américain du Château de Blérancourt

Route des Granges, 78 – RER Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse More info

Avenue du Château, 92 – RER Rueil Malmaison More info

Place de la Manufacture, 92 – Pont de Sèvres More info

Château d’Ecouen, 95 – Garges – Sarcelles More info

  • Musée départemental Maurice Denis

2bis, rue Maurice Denis, 78 – RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye More info on the Musée départemental Maurice Denis

16, rue Auguste Gervais, 92 – Metro Mairie d’Issy More info

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st October to 31 March

Paris 1st – Metro Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre More info

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st November to 31 March inclusive

In Paris:

Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris 8th – Metro Charles de Gaulle – Etoile More info

2, boulevard du Palais, Paris  1st – Metro Cité / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

Place du Panthéon, Paris 5th – Metro Cardinal Lemoine / Luxembourg More info

4, boulevard du Palais, Paris 1st – Metro Châtelet / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

6 place du parvis Notre-Dame, Paris 4th – Metro Saint-Michel / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

In Ile-de-France:

1, rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 93 – Metro Basilique de Saint-Denis More info

  • Château de Pierrefonds

Rue Viollet-Le-Duc, 60 More info on the Château de Pierrefonds

Avenue de Paris, 94 – Château de Vincennes More info

78 – RER Versailles – Rive Gauche More info

Free on 1st Sunday of the month, from 1st November to 31 May inclusive

In Ile-de-France:

31, rue de Paris, 77 – RER Noisiel More info

82, rue de Villiers, 78 – RER Poissy More info

2, avenue Carnot, 78 – RER Maisons-Laffitte More info

78 – SNCF Rambouillet More info

14, avenue Gambetta, 92 – SNCF Sèvres – Ville d’Avray More info

Free admission during late evening closures

Free on Wednesday evening

Hôtel Henault de Cantobre – 5-7, rue de Fourcy, Paris 4th – Metro Saint-Paul More info

Free on Thursday evening

60, rue Réaumur, Paris 16th – Metro Arts et Métiers More info

Free admission for under 26-year-olds and teachers

Free admission to the permanent collections of the national museums and monuments for young people under 26-years-old from one of the 28 European Union countries and teachers working in public primary and secondary schools in France.

In Paris :

Paris 1st – Metro Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre More info

43, avenue de Villiers, Paris 17th – Metro Malesherbes More info

6 rue de Furstenberg, Paris 6th – Metro Saint-Germain-des-Prés / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

14, rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris 9th – Metro Trinité More info

79, rue de Varenne, Paris 7th – Metro Varenne / Invalides More info

1, rue de la Légion d’Honneur, Paris 7th – Metro Solférino / Musée d’Orsay More info

6, place d’Iéna, Paris 16th – Metro Iéna More info

37, quai Branly Portail Debilly, Paris 7th – Metro Alma – Marceau / Pont de l’Alma More info

Palais de Chaillot – 1, place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre, Paris 16th – Metro Trocadéro / Champ de Mars – Tour Eiffel More info

293, avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12th – Metro Porte Dorée More info

6, place Paul Painlevé, Paris 5th – Metro Cluny – La Sorbonne / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

Hôtel de Montmorency-Bours – 85, rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris 6th – Metro Vaneau More info

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris 1st – Metro Concorde More info

Hôtel Salé – 5, rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd – Metro Saint-Paul / Châtelet – Les Halles More info

 Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4th – Metro Hôtel de Ville / Châtelet – Les Halles

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Hôtel de Miramion – 47, quai de la Tournelle, Paris 5th – Metro Maubert – Mutualité / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

Esplanade des Invalides, Paris 7th – Metro Invalides More info

  • Les Arts Décoratifs (permanent collections and temporary exhibitions other than those in the Nave)

107, rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st – Metro Tuileries More info

107, rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st – Metro Tuileries More info

107, rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st – Metro Tuileries More info

63, rue de Monceau, Paris 8th – Metro Villiers More info

60, rue Réaumur, Paris 16th – Metro Arts et Métiers More info

17, place du Trocadéro, Paris 16th – Metro Trocadéro More info

11 quai de Conti, Paris 6th – Metro Pont Neuf More info

34, boulevard de Vaugirard, Paris 15th – Metro Montparnasse – Bienvenüe More info

221, avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris 19th – Metro Porte de Pantin More info

Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris 8th – Metro Charles de Gaulle – Etoile More info

Square Louis XVI – 29, rue Pasquier, Paris 8th – Metro Saint-Augustin More info

2, boulevard du Palais, Paris  1st – Metro Cité / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

6 place du parvis Notre-Dame, Paris 4th – Metro Saint-Michel / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

Place du Panthéon, Paris 5th – Metro Cardinal Lemoine / Luxembourg More info

4, boulevard du Palais, Paris 1st – Metro Châtelet / Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame More info

129, rue de Grenelle, Paris 7th – Metro La Tour-Maubourg More info

71, rue du Temple, Paris 3rd – Metro Hôtel de Ville More info

36, rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire – Paris 5th – Metro Jussieu More info

1, rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, Paris 5th – Metro Jussieu More info

In Ile-de-France:

7, avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94 – Metro École vétérinaire de Maisons-Alfort More info

77 – SNCF Fontainebleau – Avon More info

Place Charles de Gaulle, 78 – RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye More info

Château d’Ecouen, 95 – Garges – Sarcelles More info

Avenue du Château, 92 – RER Rueil Malmaison More info

Route des Granges, 78 – RER Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse More info

Place de la Manufacture, 92 – Pont de Sèvres More info

31, rue de Paris, 77 – RER Noisiel More info

1, rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 93 – Metro Basilique de Saint-Denis More info

82, rue de Villiers, 78 – RER Poissy More info

78 – SNCF Rambouillet More info

78 – RER Versailles – Rive Gauche More info

Avenue de Paris, 94 – Château de Vincennes More info

2, avenue Carnot, 78 – RER Maisons-Laffitte More info

14, avenue Gambetta, 92 – SNCF Sèvres – Ville d’Avray More info

Place du Général de Gaulle, 60 More info

  • Musée départemental Maurice Denis

2bis, rue Maurice Denis, 78 – RER Saint-Germain-en-Laye More info on the Musée départemental Maurice Denis

  • Château de Pierrefonds

Rue Viollet-Le-Duc, 60 More info on the Château de Pierrefonds

19, avenue Auguste Rodin, 92 – Metro Mairie d’Issy More info

 Late opening in museums in Paris

 Museums or monuments open on public holidays in Paris