Centre Pompidou Frequently Asked Questions

Do Centre Pompidou entry tickets sell out?

Centre Pompidou tickets are prebooked and they sell out.

With more than 3 million visitors coming to Centre Pompidou, tickets are in demand. 

So it is best to get your tickets online to secure your admission to the museum.

How much does the Centre Pompidou ticket cost?

There are various Centre Pompidou tickets and the prices change based on age, ticket inclusions and benefits.

The Centre Pompidou ticket costs:

TicketTicket price
Permanent collection access ticket€15
Exhibition and permanent collection access ticket €17
Semi-private guided tour€80 to €112
Centre Pompidou and Seine river cruise €16 to €29
Centre Pompidou+ Louvre Museum ticket€35
Centre Pompidou + Musée d’Orsay€29
Centre Pompidou + the world of Banksy€28
Paris top 3 museums pass€52
Paris museum pass€60 to €99

Does the Centre Pompidou provide guided tour?

Centre Pompidou offers guided tours with skip-the-line access to the museum and exhibitions. 

On a guided tour, visitors enjoy a small private group tour of the museum with an expert guide. 

The guide helps the guests gain deeper insights into the most impressive art collection, abstract schools and art movements.

What is inside Centre Pompidou?

Centre Pompidou holds the largest collection of modern and contemporary art. 

The National Museum of Modern Art lies on the 4th and 5th levels of the museum. 

In addition to the permanent collection, there are constant temporary exhibitions and workshops. 

The museum also has an enormous public library, the famous Brancusi’s Studio and Kandinsky Library. 

What is Centre Pompidou known for?

Centre Pompidou is known for its unique architecture designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers. 

The museum complex gained popularity due to its exterior escalators and enormous colored tubes. 

It houses the National Museum of Modern Art and is now the largest modern art museum in Europe.

Is Centre Pompidou worth visiting?

Centre Pompidou is one of the best museums in Paris.

It displays the most extensive collection of modern art, impressive temporary exhibitions, workshops and many other activities.

It is the perfect place to keep the entire family engaged. 

With immersive and interactive features, it keeps even the youngest of visitors engaged in art. 

Hence Centre Pompidou is worth a visit for art lovers, museum hoppers, families and sightseeing tourists

Is Centre Pompidou free to visit?

Adult visitors need to purchase tickets to visit Centre Pompidou. 

However, visitors can enjoy free entry to the museum on the first Sunday of every month
On regular days the museum offers free entry to 
visitors under the age of 18 (permanent and temporary collection)
EU citizens under 26 years (permanent collection) 
Disabled visitors 
Career seekers

Is Picasso in Centre Pompidou?

France has three significant Picasso museums namely Centre Pompidou, Picasso Museum Paris and Picasso Museum Antibes. 

Centre Pompidou showcases 65 Picasso paintings. 

These painting spans his entire life and portrays his contribution to contemporary art. 

How long does it take to visit Centre Pompidou?

It takes 2 hours to explore all the levels of Centre Pompidou. 

However, two hours is not enough to enjoy an immersive experience of the museum. 

A day is required for visitors who wish to explore all the artworks and exhibitions.

What are the Centre Pompidou opening hours?

Centre Pompidou is open from 11 am to 9 pm daily except Tuesdays. 

The museum offers extended opening hours until 11 pm on Thursdays. 

Find out more about galleries’ opening hours, the library and Brancusi’s studio to plan your visit. 

When is Centre Pompidou closed?

Centre Pompidou is closed on Tuesdays and May 1. 

The museum also closes early on December 24th and 31st. 

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