Priority entrance tickets for the Conciergerie
Attractions & guided tours

Priority entrance tickets for the Conciergerie

based on 22 reviews
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy direct access to the monument
  • Visit the prison where Marie-Antoinette was imprisoned
  • Discover a symbol of the French Revolution
What to expect

The Conciergerie,is a former prison in Paris, France, located on the Île de la Cité . It was part of the former royal palace, the Palais de la Cité, which consisted of the Conciergerie, Palais de Justice and the Sainte-Chapelle.

The Kings of France abandoned the palace at the end of the 14th century to settle in the Louvre and in Vincennes. It then took on a judicial role, and part of the palace was converted into prison cells. Hundreds of prisoners during the French Revolution were taken from the Conciergerie to be executed on the guillotine at a number of locations around Paris. Its most famous prisoner was Marie-Antoinette and during the Restoration, a commemorative chapel was erected on the site of her cell.

From Royal Residence to Revolutionary prison, this splendid Gothic palace is now mostly used for law courts.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Entrance ticket
    • Temporary exhibition (if any)
    • Histopad (interactive tablet available in French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese)
    What's not included
    • Guide
    Reduced price

    The entrance is free for:

    • Children under 18 (except school groups)
    • EU citizens (18-25)
    • Disabled people
    • Unemployed people (proof required)
    • All visitors on the first Sunday of the month from 1 January to 31 March and from 1 December to 31 December
    • All visitors during the "Journées du Patrimoine" on the 3rd weekend of September
    Where

    1 Quai de l'Horloge, 75001 Paris, France

    Meeting point:

    Present your ticket at the entrance of La Conciergerie located on Boulevard du Palais. Nearest metro stop: Cité (line 4).

    What to remember
    • During this period of reopening of the monuments, the Center des Monuments Nationaux asks its visitors to define their day and time of visit in advance
    • Luggage and big items exceeding 55cmx35cmx20cm will not be accepted
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    When
    • Open every day
      From 9.30 am to 6.00 pm
      Closed on 1st May and 25th December
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    Provider
    Centre des Monuments Nationaux
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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