Musée d’Art moderne de Paris

  • Museum
  • Fine Arts
  • Modern/contemporary art

Located between the Champs-Elysées and the Eiffel Tower, the Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris, an exceptional emblematic palace of 1930s architecture, is without doubt one of the leading establishments in the Parisian cultural field. It is also one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in France, with a collection of over 15,000 works.

Its permanent collections present the major artistic currents from the 20th century to the present day, illustrated by major artists from the history of art: Picasso, Dufy, Modigliani, Derain, Picabia, Chagall, but also Boltanski, Parreno and Peter Doig. The museum has exceptional in situ works such as the first two versions of Matisse's La Danse and Raoul Dufy's monumental masterpiece La Fée électricité.

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed on Monday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th. Reservations are required for exhibitions

The entire permanent collection is free of charge, without prior reservation, depending on the number of visitors allowed.

Nights on Thursdays for temporary exhibitions: until 9.30pm

Ticket offices closing time : 17:15.


"Reservation fee + entrance fee per person. A fixed price is charged for an activity with a Paris Musées cultural facilitator.
External guide accepted
For more information on rates, contact [email protected]

Dedicated rates for CSE, associations and communities and for tourism professionals.

Adult: Access to permanent collections is free of charge. Admission to the exhibitions varies from 5 to 12 euros.

Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Free admission to the collections / Entrance fee to the exhibition

Reduced price for young from 18 to 26 years old.

Payment methods accepted

  • American Express
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash


Types of customers

  • Cash dispensers


  • Minimum number of people : 20
  • Sales TO/Distributors


  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • Mobile application for the collections, free access on Google Play store or AppStore. 6 visit itineraries, Masterpieces itinerary (30 minutes), Masterpieces itinerary (90 minutes), Family itinerary, 11-14 years old itinerary, LSF itinerary, and Raoul Dufy's Electricity Fairy itinerary (bilingual French / English).
  • Audioguide: 5€.


Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request

Average length of visit

  • 120 minutes (individual)
  • 200 minutes (groups)

Services and facilities


  • Ticketing in number


Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Visit languages

  • English
  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French

Audioguide languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Additional information

Child audioguide languages : German, English, Chinese, Spanishn French, Italian, Japanese.


  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities


Bus : 32, 42, 63, 72, 80, 82, 92
Metro : Line 9 - Iéna
Line 9 - Alma - Marceau
RER C - Pont de l'Alma

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