Attractions & monuments

Priority entrance tickets for the Conciergerie

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Availability: Every day
Duration: 24 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Book today and use your ticket whenever you want
  • Enjoy direct access to the monument
  • Visit the prison where Marie-Antoinette was imprisoned
  • Discover a symbol of the French Revolution
What to expect

The Conciergerie,is a former prison in Paris, France, located on the Île de la Cité . It was part of the former royal palace, the Palais de la Cité, which consisted of the Conciergerie, Palais de Justice and the Sainte-Chapelle.

The Kings of France abandoned the palace at the end of the 14th century to settle in the Louvre and in Vincennes. It then took on a judicial role, and part of the palace was converted into prison cells. Hundreds of prisoners during the French Revolution were taken from the Conciergerie to be executed on the guillotine at a number of locations around Paris. Its most famous prisoner was Marie-Antoinette and during the Restoration, a commemorative chapel was erected on the site of her cell.

From Royal Residence to Revolutionary prison, this splendid Gothic palace is now mostly used for law courts.

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What's included
  • Entrance ticket
  • Temporary exhibition (if any)
What's not included
  • Guide
Reduced price

The entrance is free for:

  • Children under 18 (except school groups)
  • EU citizens (18-25)
  • Disabled people
  • Unemployed people (proof required)
Where

1 Quai de l'Horloge, 75001 Paris, France

Meeting point:

Present your ticket at the entrance of La Conciergerie located on Boulevard du Palais. Nearest metro stop: Cité (line 4).

What to remember
  • During this period of reopening of the monuments, the Center des Monuments Nationaux asks its visitors to define their day and time of visit in advance. All information will be given to you on your Musement Voucher.
  • Last admission 30 minutes before closing
  • Open ticket valid until 31 December 2021
  • Free admission on the first Sunday of the month from 1st of November to 31st of March
  • The ticket gives access to an unguided tour of the monument
  • The Centre des monuments nationaux strictly applies the security measures decided by the French authorities
  • Luggage and big items exceeding 55cmx35cmx20cm will not be accepted
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When
  • Open every day
  • 9.30am - 6.00pm
  • Open ticket valid until 31st of December 2021
  • Free admission on the first Sunday of the month from 1 November to 31 March
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Provider
Monuments Nationaux de France
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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