Which museum is open at night in Paris? Where can you visit an exhibition in Paris at night? Several museums open their doors in the evening, some are even open until midnight!

So if you want to go and see an exhibition after work and enjoy more pleasant visiting conditions with generally less people, here is the exhaustive list of museums open at night in Paris in 2022, day by day.

Please note: some hours may vary according to the exhibitions in progress. To be on the safe side, I recommend that you check the museum’s website before going. It is also recommended to reserve your place online in advance. Do not hesitate to inform me of any change of schedule or forgotten museum, I will be happy to update this list.

Museums and monuments open on Monday evening in Paris

  • Pompidou Center, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Jacquemart André Museum, during the exhibition period only, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Palais de Tokyo, until midnight
  • Plant Garden, until 11 pm during the whole duration of “Evolution in the process of enlightenment”.
  • Illusion Museum, until 8pm
  • Luxembourg Museum, until 10pm during the exhibition period. Closing of the ticket offices at 9:15 pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 10:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 8:30 pm, from May to August. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
Visit museums at night in Paris
Jacquemart-André museum

Museums and monuments open on Tuesday evening in Paris

  • Army Museum, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8:30 pm
  • Jeu de Paume Museum, until 9pm
  • Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, until 10pm
  • Philharmonie de Paris / City of Music, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm
  • Maïf Social Club, until 8:30 pm
  • Garden of plants, until 11pm during the whole duration of “L’évolution en voie d’illumination
  • Gaîté Lyrique, until 8pm
  • Illusion Museum, until 8pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation, until 8pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 10:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 8:30 pm, from May to August. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
  • Catacombs, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the cashiers at 7:30 pm
Museum open in the evening in Paris
Army museum (Invalides)

Museums and monuments open on Wednesday evening in Paris

  • Pompidou Center, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Palais de Tokyo, until midnight
  • Museum of the Monnaie de Paris, until 9pm
  • Maillol Museum, until 10pm
  • Philharmonie de Paris / City of Music, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm
  • Museum of Jewish Art and History, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket office at 8pm
  • Maïf Social Club, until 8:30 pm
  • European House of Photography, until 8pm
  • Garden of plants, until 11pm for the duration of “Evolution in the process of enlightenment”.
  • The Gaîté Lyrique, until 8pm
  • Illusion Museum, until 8pm
  • Hunting and Nature Museum, until 9:30 pm except in July and August
  • Le BAL, until 8pm
  • Frac île-de-France, le Plateau, every first Wednesday of the month, until 9pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Ticket office closes at 10:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 8:30 pm, from May to August. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
  • Catacombs, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
Late night open museums and monuments in Paris
Hotel de la Marine

Museums and monuments open on Thursday evening in Paris

  • Pompidou Center, until 11pm in the exhibition spaces. Closing of the ticket offices at 10 pm
  • The Architecture and Heritage City, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8:20 pm
  • City of Economy, every first Thursday of the month, from 7pm
  • Orsay Museum, until 9:45 pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 9pm
  • Guimet Museum, from June to September, until 8:30 pm
  • Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac Museum, until 10pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 9pm
  • Decorative Arts Museum, temporary exhibitions only, until 9pm. Closing of the cashiers at 8:15 pm
  • Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, until 10pm. Closing of the cashiers at 9:15 pm
  • Marmottan-Monet Museum, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Fashion Museum – Galliera Palace, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8:15 pm
  • Delacroix Museum, every first Thursday of the month, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the cashiers at 8 pm
  • Henner Museum, every second Thursday of the month, until 9pm
  • Lafayette Anticipations Foundation, until 9pm
  • Shoah Memorial, until 10 pm
  • Palais de Tokyo, until midnight
  • Philharmonie de Paris / City of Music, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm
  • Maïf Social Club, until 10pm
  • European House of Photography, until 10pm
  • Garden of plants, until 11 pm during the whole duration of “Evolution in the process of enlightenment”.
  • House of Culture of Japan in Paris, until 9pm during the exhibitions
  • Gaîté Lyrique, until 8pm
  • Illusion Museum, until 10 pm
  • Pernod Ricard Foundation, until 9pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 10:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 1am, from May to August. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
  • Catacombs, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the cashiers at 7:30 pm
Museums open at night in Paris
Bourse de Commerce

Museums and monuments open on Friday night in Paris

  • Pompidou Center, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Petit Palais, Museum of Fine Arts of the city of Paris, until 9pm
  • Palais de Tokyo, until midnight
  • Louis Vuitton Foundation, until 11pm only during the exhibition period
  • Philharmonie de Paris / City of Music, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm
  • Arts et Métiers Museum, until 9pm
  • European House of Photography, until 8pm
  • Garden of plants, until 11pm during the whole duration of “L’évolution en voie d’illumination
  • The Gaîté Lyrique, until 8pm
  • Illusion Museum, until 8pm
  • Bourse de commerce, until 9pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Closing time of the ticket office is 10:45 pm
  • The Hôtel de la Marine, until 9:30 pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 8:30 pm, from May to August. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
  • Catacombs, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
Visit museum in the evening in Paris
Petit Palais

Museums and monuments open on Saturday night in Paris

  • Pompidou Center, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Decorative Arts Museum, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm. Closing time: 7:15 pm
  • Yves-Saint-Laurent Museum, until 9pm
  • Palais de Tokyo, until midnight
  • Cinémathèque Française, until 8pm
  • Philharmonie de Paris / City of Music, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm
  • European House of Photography, until 8pm
  • Plant Garden, until 11pm for the duration of “Evolution in the process of enlightenment”.
  • The Gaîté Lyrique, until 8pm
  • Illusion Museum, until 8pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Closing of the ticket office at 10:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 8:30 pm, from May to August. Closing of the cashiers at 7:30 pm
  • Catacombs, until 8:30 pm. Closing of the cashiers at 7:30 pm

Museums and monuments open on Sunday evening in Paris

  • Pompidou Center, until 9pm. Closing of the ticket offices at 8pm
  • Decorative Arts Museum, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm. Closing time: 7:15 pm
  • Palais de Tokyo, until midnight
  • Cinémathèque Française, until 8pm
  • Philharmonie de Paris / City of Music, temporary exhibitions only, until 8pm
  • European House of Photography, until 8pm
  • Plant Garden, until 11pm for the duration of “Evolution in the process of enlightenment”.
  • The Gaîté Lyrique, until 8pm
  • Illusion Museum, until 8pm
  • Triumphal Arch, until 10:30 pm
  • Eiffel Tower, until 11:45pm. Closing of the ticket office at 10:45 pm
  • Zoological Park of Paris, until 8:30 pm, from May to August. Closing of the ticket offices at 7:30 pm
  • Catacombs, until 8:30 pm. Ticket office closes at 7:30 pm
Centre Pompidou by night
Centre Pompidou by night – by Charles Leonard / Shutterstock

Exhibitions to see in Paris in 2022

More than 250 exhibitions are planned in Paris this year! Enough to satisfy all the culture and museum addicts. In order not to miss any exhibition, I have prepared the complete list, museum by museum, classified by start and end date:

Exhibitions in Paris

All the tips to enjoy culture for free in Paris

It is possible to visit museums or even attend shows for free or without breaking the bank! Several good plans exist in Paris to take advantage of the cultural life but you still have to know them!

I have listed for you all the tips and tricks to get cultured for free in Paris in this article :

Have a pleasant visit!

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