Opéra national de Paris - Palais Garnier

Place de l'Opéra - 75009 Paris
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Le Grand Foyer du Palais Garnier - Salon octogonal Est
The Palais Garnier is closed to visitors on 15 February, 21 March, 5 April 2022, 6 April 2022, 7 April (from 10am to 1pm) and 23 April 2022.
A 19th-century architectural masterpiece, the Palais Garnier Opera House, built by Charles Garnier and opened in 1875, is the 13th opera house in Paris since the introduction of French opera by Louis XIV in 1669. Napoleon III commissioned it as part of the renovation works in the capital carried out under his command by Baron Haussmann. A historical monument open to visitors during the day staging opera and dance. Don't forget to admire the ceiling painted by Chagall in the main auditorium.

Motor disability:
- A visit to the Opéra Garnier is accessible via lifts.
- You will be accompanied on arrival to take the Aga Khan lift to visit the Palais Garnier.
- The hall is visible from two wheelchair-accessible dressing rooms (passage width from the entrance to the dressing rooms: 82cm).
- The temporary exhibitions are not accessible (stairs).
- The dressing rooms are only open during shows.
- The ATMs (Auomatic Ticket Machines) are located at a height of more than 1.30 m above the floor.
- Access to the first dressing rooms, the orchestra and the museum library.
- Shop accessible by the outside lifts.
- Adapted sanitary facilities.

Hearing impairment:
- Rental of a video guide in LSF (French sign language) €5

A detailed description of accessiblity at the Palais Garnier is available on accessible.net, and guaranteed by the Comité Régional du Tourisme Île-de-France.

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Place de l'Opéra
75009 Paris
Parking lot
Meyerbeer (Opera), 4 Rue de la Chaussée d'Antin - 75009 Paris
Public transportation
9Chaussée d'Antin la Fayette
EHaussmann Saint-Lazare