Boulevard du Palais, 1st
M° Châtelet, Saint- Michel or Cité
Tel 01 53 40 60 93
The former residence and seat of power of the kings of France from the 10th to the 14th century, it also served as the famous prison of the French Revolution, including Queen Marie-Antoinette.
Opening Hours: Daily from March 1-October 31 9:30am-6pm; November 1-February 29 from 9am-5pm (last admission 30 minutes prior to closing). Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25. NOTE: Closed weekdays 1-2pm.
Tickets: Entry €7; reduced rates of €4.50 for under 25. You can also get the €11 combined with Ste-Chapelle.
Free Entrance: Kids under 10.
Info and Services : Documentation for visit available in English. English guided visits can be scheduled on appointment.