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LA GÉODE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR WORKS The Géode – Europe's largest hemispherical screen!

Located opposite the Cité des Sciences, this mirrored sphere measuring 36 m in diameter houses a 400-seat amphitheatre, angled at 27°, and a 1000 m² hemispherical screen. This unusual cinema is one of the 10 most popular cinemas in the world, and shows entertaining and informative films on subjects including adventure, science, nature and the human condition. These documentaries are projected in IMAX or high-definition 3D format accompanied by a unique spatialised sound system.

The listings at this surprising and magical cinema feature wildlife documentaries, such as Born to be Wild, in IMAX® format and extraordinary 3D films such as Hubble and Océanosaures 3D: voyages au temps des dinosaures.

These entertaining and educational films devoted to adventure, science and nature appeal to both children and adults. Over 31 years La Géode has taken millions of viewers on fantastic journeys. Immerse yourself in breathtaking images!

This magical venue offers a stunning experience!


Headphones allowing you to listen to the films in their original language are available from reception for €1.

Children under three years of age are not permitted.

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Commission rates : 5%

No right to speak

Opening and closing times

Closed temporarily.


Price reduction applied : Concessions: €9 / School groups: €6

Adult: 12 €
Child: 9 €
Disabled: 4.50 €.

Group rate available for > 10 people.

Reduced price : 9€ for :
-Less than 25 years old
-More than 65 years old

On weekend and public holdays, from 13:30 ans 17:30, the reduced prices are not applied.

+ €1.50 for hire of 3D glasses.

Payment methods accepted

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash


Types of customers

  • Children
  • Special rate for disabled people
  • Special rate for jobseekers
  • Students


  • Minimum number of people : 10


  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • The access to la Géode is not recommanded for pregnant women of more than 6 monts.

Services and facilities


  • Car park
  • Pay car park
  • Restaurant


Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French

Visit languages

  • English
  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French

Audioguide languages

  • English
  • French


  • Hearing disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


Metro lines 7 / T3 : Porte de la Villette

Bus N° 75, 139, 150, 152, PC

Nearest Vélib' stations :
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

Access to La Géode by car :
Access : with le boulevard périphérique Exit Porte de la Villette (Close to highways A1 and A3)

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