Free access to garden for all public.
Guided tours led by one of the park’s gardeners are generally available on the first Wednesday of the month from April to October. See the Jardin du Luxembourg website for details. Meeting point: in front of the Observatoire gate giving on to Place André Honnorat at 9.30am.
A free brochure is available to download on the website : www.senat.fr/visite/jardin
For guided tours in groups, phone +33 (0)1 40 71 75 60.
Opens between 7.30am and 8.15am, and closes between 4.30pm and 9.30pm according to season.
Crèche (2pm to 6pm) from May to mid-September for children aged 18 months to 6 years. Playground (open from 10am) for children aged 7 to 12 years.
Puppet theatre: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm and everyday from 4pm during the school holidays. Pony rides, swings, tennis, model yacht hire to sail in the large pond.
A restaurant: Madame's Terrace in the heart of the garden. Two refreshment stalls serve finger food to eat on the premises or take away. There are several kiosks selling beverages, confectionery, food and toys in various parts of the Jardin du Luxembourg.
Accessible from boulevard Saint-Michel, rue du Vuagiraud, rue Guyenemer, rue Auguste-Comte and rue Médicis.
There are two accessible toilets at the Auguste-Comte entrance (11am to 1pm, and 1.45pm to 7pm) and next to the Sénat (9am to 7pm).