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Centre Pompidou

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Visit the Centre Pompidou: the national center of art and culture, located in the 4th Arrondissement, Paris. The Centre Pompidou is the only museum in the world that offers a complete overview of art from the 20th and 21st century. It showcases work by the founding fathers of modern art like Matisse, Picasso, Duchamp, Kandinsky, Ernst, Warhol, and also work from artists today. 

Opening Hours of Centre Pompidou

Monday, Wednesday to Sunday: 11:00AM–09:00PM
Tuesday: Closed 

The opening hours of Centre Pompidou is suited to accommodate the visitors of Paris. On the weekend, you can enjoy long opening hours (except on rare days that are public holidays) in the Centre Pompidou without the hectic rush that normally comes with tourism. Please be aware that the opening times for the Centre Pompidou may vary depending on the exhibitions: for example, Gallery 1 and 2 usually have extended opening hours on Thursdays when they invite visitors to come to these rooms late in the evening. The Centre Pompidou is generally closed on Tuesdays. Therefore, if you are interested in a specific exhibit, it is best to refer to the opening hours of the Centre Pompidou Museum and inform yourself whether the exhibit has special opening hours.

Admission Fees for the Centre Pompidou

The costs and admissions fees of the Centre Pomidou in Paris varies. With the Paris City Pass, entry into the Centre Pomidou is free: that means that you can walk directly into the Centre Pompidou and pay no entrance fees! You only have to show your Paris City Pass at the entrance, and off you go. The Paris City Pass makes it easy for you and saves you money and time to visit not only the Centre Pompidou, but also other attractions in Paris. Stop paying admission fees with the Paris City Pass!

Please note that safety precautions have been intensified in general and therefore there might also be delays at the Centre Pompidou security checks. These security checks cannot be avoided with the Paris City Pass, even if it includes “skip the line entry”. Bags, backpacks, coats and jackets may also be checked.

Tickets to the Centre Pompidou

Book the complete package of the Paris City Pass, which is not only your ticket into the Centre Pompidou, but also into other famous attractions in Paris. With this ticket, walk past waiting lines and enjoy exploring the Centre Pompidou. For the Centre Pompidou, you don’t need any other ticket when you have the Paris City Pass. The Paris City Pass will also represent your ticket to all other museums and attractions in Paris.

Address of Centre Pompidou

Address:
Rue du Renard Paris 4e
75004 Paris
+33/ (0) 144-781-233 

The Centre Pompidou is located in the center of Paris, which means that you can reach all of the most important and famous attractions and places in Paris with only a short bus or train ride. The main entrance of the Centre Pompidou can be found with this address: Piazza Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris. Because the Centre Pompidou is centrally located, you can quickly get to other nearby attractions in Paris with the bus or metro!

Directions to the Centre Pompidou

Direction:
Metro 11 to Rambuteau
Metro 1 to Hôtel de Ville or to Châtelet
Bus 38, 47, 72, 76, 85 to Centre Pompidou 

It’s easy to get to the Centre Pompidou! You have a variety of buses and trains to choose from, and your arrival at the Centre Pompidou is guaranteed to be quick. The metro lines 1, 2, 7, 11, and 14 all travel to Haltestelle Châtelet–Les Halles, where you can get off and easily reach the Centre Pompidou. Please plan your travels using the main entrance address (Piazza Place Georges Pompidou). For disabled visitors with mobility problems or are partially sighted, the entrance in Rue du Renard, which is located at the corner of Saint-Merrie, is recommended. This entrance is found directly in front of the main entrance of the Centre Pompidou. Please note before, that museum security will check your bags when you arrive at the Centre Pompidou.

Highlights of the Centre Pompidou

  • High-Tech Architecture
  • 90 Exhibits from the Museé National d´Art Moderne (National Museum of Modern Art)
  • Over 1,300 works, and more than 500 periodicals
  • Beautiful view of Paris from the top floor  

Attractions Near the Centre Pompidou

You can find many other top tourist attractions near the Centre Pompidou: the Louvre, the Musée Picasso and the Musée d’Orsay are just a stone’s throw away. With the Paris City Pass, you can quickly and easily get to whichever sight you would like to go to because the Paris City Pass is not only your entrance ticket into the Centre Pompidou, but it also serves as your bus or train ticket for your travel all over Paris. 

Entrance of the Centre Pompidou

The entrance of the Centre Pompidou is unmistakable and distinct, and it is guaranteed to give you a small taste of what to expect in its exhibitions. Three large-scale ventilation shafts (as well as escalators that are enclosed in transparent tubes) adorn the entrance of the Centre Pompidou. Clearly, the entrance of Centre Pompidou is not lacking in creativity—both the entrance and also the entire building are architectural art pieces. Spare a little time at the entrance of the Centre Pompidou in Paris with the Paris City Pass—it’ll be worth your while!

Exhibitions in the Centre Pompidou

The “Musée National d’Art Moderne“ (National Museum of Modern Art) now presents its masterpieces as a part of two new chronological exhibitions. These new exhibitions include over 1,300 pieces, more than 500 periodicals, and a showcasing of various artists and their work from the first half of the 20th century.

The common theme of these exhibitions in the Centre Pompidou is that they all offer the possibility of experiencing the pieces and the achievements of these artists through various points of view. The internationally renowned Centre Pompidou in Paris offers around 20 exhibitions every year. Paintings sculptures, photography, architecture, design video production, and so much more can be seen in these exhibitions. The uppermost floor offers a beautiful view of Paris and its famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower.

Visit the Centre Pompidou Paris for FREE using the Paris City Pass. Have your ticket to the Grand Palais Paris already in your pocket before you even arrive in Paris!

Architecture of the Centre Pompidou

The architecture of the Centre Pompidou in Paris is urban and postmodern. The high-tech architecture of the Centre Pompidou is reflected in its exterior facades. The first branch museum of the Centre Pompidou was established in May 2010 in Lorraine, France and was designed by the architect Shigeru Ban. Another branch museum appeared in early 2015 in Málaga, in which its architecture resembles the first branch’s architectural design. The cultural center “El Cubo” (“the cube”) has been showcasing the exhibition “Centre Pompidou provisoire” for 5 years now, where 90 exhibition pieces from the Museé National d´Art Moderne have been displayed. The Parisian cultural center (the Centre Pompidou in Paris) receives about 1-1.5 million euros from the city of Málaga.

Visit the Centre Pompidou for FREE using the Paris City Pass and have your admissions ticket already in your pocket before you even arrive in Paris!