Royal residence between the 12th and 18th centuries, Charles V had a 50-meter dungeon built there, one of the highest in Europe, which later became a prison famous for having welcomed Fouquet, the Marquis de Sade and Mirabeau...
Make a fascinating leap in the history of the Vincennes Castle by walking along its beautiful enclosure, on its covered way or still near its medieval towers.
Inside, you will be able to discover its backstage, and admire the apartments, the council room and the magnificent Sainte-Chapelle with its sacristy, its attic, its stained glass windows and its treasure room. A true witness of medieval architecture, the Vincennes Castle has many stories to tell...
Photo credits: © Patrick Cadet, © Jean-Pierre Delagard
Free of charge for children under 18 years old and for 18-25 years old citizens of the European Union.
As part of the Vigipirate program security controls are put in place at the entrance of Parisian museums and monuments. In case of a large attendance, these controls can create a waiting time which cannot be skipped.
From May 21st to September 22nd:
From September 23rd to May 20th:
Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25