Centre Pompidou

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Timings : Wednesday - Monday : 11 AM to 10 PM

Entry Fee : General Admission : EUR 14

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Centre Pompidou, Paris Overview

The hub of art and culture in the city of Paris, Centre Pompidou is a multicultural complex with a museum, library and art galleries, hosting exhibitions and performances along with guided tours and events. It is a high-tech architectural space designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers and named after former French President George Pompidou.This space has been devoted to the modern and contemporary art styles of the world and houses the most extensive contemporary art collection in the world. The Musée National d'Art Moderne is the place of primary interest here, with exhibitions organised every year based on varied themes and monographs.

Established in France in 1977, Centre Pompidou is home to the Public Information Library, the IRCAM which is a music and acoustic research centre and the National Museum for Modern Art in France which attracts an array of art enthusiasts. The Centre also includes the Kandinsky Library and the Brancusi's Studio in its collection, where both form an essential part of the modern art culture. The museum yearly hosts' art exhibitions dedicated to the contemporary artists and is a portrayal of the centre's perfect blend in terms of modern architecture, design, photography and art. The architecture of this centre often piques the interest of visitors with its 'inside out' feature, which is considered to be a landmark in architectural history.

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Opening Hours for Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou -

  • Open Wednesday - Monday : 11 AM to 10 PM

  • Closed on Tuesdays

  • Exhibitions on level 6 : Open till 11 PM on Thursdays

Brancusi Studio - 

  • Open Wednesday - Monday : 2 PM to 6 PM

  • Closed on Tuesdays

The Public Library -

Monday - Friday (Tuesday closed) : 12 PM to 10 PM 

Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays : 11 AM to 10 PM

All the centres remain closed on the 1st of May.

Tickets for Centre Pompidou

Ticket prices for Centre Pompidou -

  • Museum + Exhibitions + Kids Gallery + View of Paris : EUR 14 (Adults), EUR 11 (ages 18 - 25)
  • "Bacon in Words" Exhibition + Museum + Other Exhibitions + Kids Gallery + View of Paris : EUR 14
  • View of Paris : EUR 5
  • Admission for ages 18 below is free to the Museum, Temporary Exhibitions and Paris View
  • Permanent Exhibitions can be visited for free on first Sundays of each month

Booking of tickets online require an additional charge of EUR 1.

Visit here to book your tickets online - billetterie.centrepompidou.fr

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How To Reach Centre Pompidou

By Metro: Take the metro from Rambuteau on line 11, Hôtel de Ville on lines 1 and 11 and from Châtelet on lines 1, 4, 7, 11 and 14.

By RER: The RER facility can also be used from Châtelet-les Halles on lines A, B and D.

By Bus: Take the bus, the bus numbers to look out for are 29, 38, 47 and 75.

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