Open or Closed

Museums
When are the Core Paris Museums Open? or Closed?

Paris museums may be closed on certain days
and their hours vary

Certain venues have Evening Hours
and special Holiday Hours

Mondays
Open: Louvre (9a to 6p)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p)
Closed: Musee d’Orsay
Château de Versailles

Tuesdays
Open: Musee d’Orsay RUSH HOURS
and it is SWAMPED (9:30a to 6p)
because it is the only major Museum on Tuesday!
Closed: Louvre – closed Christmas and New Years Day
l’Orangerie – closed Christmas Morning
Centre Pompidou – usually open Christmas and New Years Day, except on Tuesdays

Wednesdays
Open: Louvre (9a till 9:45)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p)
Musee d’Orsay (9:30a to 6p)

Thursdays
Open: Louvre (9a to 6p)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p)
Musee d’Orsay (9:30a till 9:45)

Fridays
Open: Louvre (9a till 9:45)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p) later in the summer
Musee d’Orsay (9:30a to 6p)

Saturdays
Open: Louvre (9a to 6p)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p) later in the summer
Musee d’Orsay (9:30a to 6p) RUSH HOURS

Sundays
Open: Louvre (9a to 6p)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p) later in the summer
Musee d’Orsay (9:30a to 6p) RUSH HOURS

Christmas December 25th (Wednesday)
Open:Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p)
Closed: Louvre,
Musee d’Orsay
l’Orangerie

New Years Day January 1st (Wednesday)
Open: Musee d’Orsay
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p)
Closed: Louvre,
l’Orangerie

Labour Day May 1st (Wednesday) May Day
Open:
Closed: Louvre,
Musee d’Orsay
l’Orangerie
Centre Pompidou

Bastille Day July 14th
Open: Louvre (9a to 6p)
l’Orangerie (9a to 6p)
Centre Pompidou (11a to 6p) later in the summer
Closed: l’Orangerie in AM

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