Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

  • Museum
  • Sciences and technology
  • Industry
  • Mechanical sciences

The Parisian museum that takes you elsewhere. Exhibitions, events, unusual and surprising experiences... Here, everything invites you to discover with friends, family or alone.

The Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, one of the largest science museums in Europe, invites you to discover and explore.

Nestled in the heart of the 55-hectare Parc de la Villette, the Cité welcomes you for unique experiences.

Manipulations, games, immersive scenographies, animations, Planetarium....

Innovative and fun devices await you to experience science with passion.

Between the past and the future, the Cité plunges you into the heart of the greatest challenges facing society and reveals the mysteries of life and the Universe.

Discover also two Children's Cities: the "Cité des enfants 2-7 ans" offers children a first contact with science;

The "Cité des enfants 5-12 years" offers six thematic areas, each with its own universe and subject of exploration.

For all spaces: reservation strongly advised on www.cite-sciences.fr

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed on Monday. On Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00.

Rates

Group rate available for > 10 people.

Group reservations: resagroupescite@universcience.fr
Telephone: +33 (0) 1 40 05 12 12 from Monday to Friday except holidays from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Reservation required for groups
reservation deadline: 21 days.

Adult: 12 € (rates valid as of 01/01/2021 subject to change)
Child: 9 € (rates valid as of 01/01/2021 subject to change).

Group rate available for > 10 people.

Cité des enfants : 9€.

Reception

Types of customers

  • Cash dispensers
  • Children
  • Groups
  • Home school groups
  • Special rate for jobseekers

Groups

  • Minimum number of people : 10
  • Sales TO/Distributors

Animals

  • Animals accepted
  • Adult and child meultimedia guides language(s) : French ans English
  • All about accessibility : http://www.cite-sciences.fr/en/accessible-cite/

Additional information

  • Restaurants and bars on site.
  • > Café, fast food: Atmosphère (level 0) between 11.30am and 6pm
  • > Fast food: Biosphère (level 1) between 10am and 6pm
  • > Restaurant (11.30am – 3pm) and tea shop (3-5pm): Le Rest’ô (level – 2)

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently

Average length of visit

  • 120 minutes (individual)

Services and facilities

Facilities

  • Book shop
  • Car park
  • Covered car park
  • Exhibition space
  • Lift
  • Pay car park
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Booking of general amenities
  • Coach access
  • Educational visits
  • Fast food
  • Guided tours
  • Leisure Center
  • Restaurant
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Shop

Activities

  • Activity
  • Children's entertainment
  • Temporary exhibition

Languages

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Visit languages

  • English
  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Physical disability
  • Visual disability
  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move

Access

Metro Porte-de-la-Villette, line 7
Bus 71, 139, 150, 152
Tram : Porte de la Villette (line 3b)
Stations Vélib' close to the Cité

> Station n° 19009 : 28 bis, avenue Corentin Cariou. 75019 Paris.
> Station n° 19033 : 30, rue de Cambrai. 75019 Paris.
> Station n° 19011 : 2, rue Rouvet. 75019 Paris.
> Station n° 901 : allée du Belvédère. 75019 Paris.

By car
Paris North périphérique, exit Porte de la Villette.

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Contact for group reservations and bulk ticketing

Booking

  • ticketing: cite-sciences.fr/professionals
    E-mail: resagroupescite@universcience.fr
    Telephone: +33 (0) 1 40 05 12 12
    Monday to Friday, except on public holidays, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.