Built under Napoléon III in the Tuileries Garden, from 1909-2004 the Jeu de Paume was used as an exhibition venue for contemporary art. Since 2004 it combined the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de paume, the Centre national de la photographie and Patrimoine Photographique. It includes collections of photography, film, video, installation, etc.
Opening Hours : Daily except Monday, from 12pm-7pm (until 9pm on Tuesdays), weekends from 10am-7pm. Last entrance is 30 minutes prior to closing. Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25.
Tickets: Entry to Museum €7, reduced rate of €4 for teachers, visitors under 25 and over 60.
Free Entrance: Kids under 10, disabled, journalists with ID and ICOM (International Council of Museums) members.
Info and Services: Bookstore on site.
See Mary Nash’s article about the Robert Frank exposition in February-March 2009.