Musée national Picasso-Paris

5 rue de Thorigny - 75003 Paris Le Marais
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COVID19: reopening of the Musée national Picasso-Paris on July 21, 2020 with two major exhibitions.
Housed in the prestigious Hôtel Salé, built in the 17th century in the heart of the Marais district, the Musée
Picasso-Paris houses the world's largest public collection of the work of the artist
artist Pablo Picasso.
Containing over 5,000 works and 200,000 archive items, the collection was built up through
dations to the French state from Picasso's heirs, Jacqueline Picasso's heirs and Maya Ruiz-Picasso's heirs.
Maya Ruiz-Picasso, the artist's daughter. The collection is completed by Pablo Picasso's personal
archives of Pablo Picasso. This ensemble covers all the periods of his creative career, as well as
all the art forms in which he worked, from paintings to sculptures, drawings and engravings.
Among the masterpieces not to be missed: Paul en Arlequin (1924), Autoportrait 1901, Deux
running on the beach (1922), Portrait of Dora Maar (1937), Portrait of Olga in an armchair
fauteuil (1918), La chèvre (1950), La fillette aux pieds nus (1895), Femme assise (1902), Le
kiss (1969), Tête de femme (1931) and La flûte de Pan (1923).
The museum offers temporary exhibitions, as well as a unique programme of shows, events and meetings.
shows, activities, meetings and events.


Accès gratuit pour la personne handicapée et son accompagnateur sur présentation d'un justificatif.


Free entry for everyone on the first Sunday of the month.
See the list of free beneficiaries on the website


On the first Sunday of the month.
Under 18s.
Under 26s from the European Union.
See the list of free beneficiaries on the website


In French and in English = €7 + entry ticket to the museum


Full price: €14 (permanent collection and temporary exibitions); Reduced rate: €11 (without temporary exhibitions)


Maximum of 20 people - Visits with museum guides available in French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and French Sign Language with a reservation.


From 10.30am to 6pm. From 9.30am to 6pm on Saturday, Sunday and during zone C school holidays.

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday


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1 cafeteria


Offer adapted to disabled people
Hearing impairment

Physical disability:
- The entire museum can be accessed by lifts
- All spaces are accessible to wheelchair users excluding one small historic room that cannot be adapted (former chapel of the house)
- Equipment for hire:
¤ 40 cane chairs
¤ 3 wheelchairs (with different seat sizes)
- Large lift
- Access ramp
- Adapted toilets
- The ramp linking the 1st and 2nd floors is not for accessibility, as it leads to stairs: please take the lift

Hearing impairment:
- The auditorium is equipped with a magnetic induction loop
- The museum offers commentary of works in French Sign Language (available on the website and the GuidiGo platform)
- Neckband induction loop can be rented on demand to be used with audioguides (for unguided visits) and audiophones (for group tours)
- Museum maps are available in French and English at the welcome desk
- Guided tours in French Sign Language and lip-reading available for pre-arranged groups
- Museum staff are trained in French Sign Language

Visual impairment:
- Audiodescription tours are available for pre-arranged groups
- It is recommended that visitors with visual impairments come accompanied

Mental disability:
- The museum offers 2 booklets in easy-to-understand French:
¤ 1 booklet on the museum
¤ 1 booklet on the current exhibition
- Booklets are available at the welcome desk for free on request (or can be downloaded from the website)
- Adapted visits for pre-arranged groups
- Certain activities designed for families are accessible to young people with learning disabilities

For a personalized welcome, make a booking at: [email protected]

Site tested and approved in 2015 by 'Paris en Fauteuil Roulant' ('Paris in a Wheelchair'):

Paris for people with disabilities

Official partner


5 rue de Thorigny
75003 Paris
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