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Paris: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie Entry Ticket

Paris: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie Entry Ticket

From US$ 11.63 per person

Discover the wonders of the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie. Explore all the museum's immersive permanent and temporary exhibits and try your hand at flying in the Solar Impulse flying simulator.

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  • Explore one of Europe's biggest science museums on your trip to Paris
  • Take part in hands-on experiments and immersive experiences
  • Spark the imagination of the whole family as you discover the origins of the universe
  • Discover the living conditions aboard Argonaute, a real submarine from the 1950s
  • Fly Solar Impulse, the world's first solar-powered aircraft, using the simulator
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Explore the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie with your family, friends, or on your own. Get access to all the exhibitions and shows with this "Exhibitions" entry ticket, see the Argonaute, and enjoy an immersive show at the Planetarium.

Step into this fascinating science museum and visit the many permanent and temporary exhibitions. Learn about the human brain in the BR4IN exhibit and uncover the secrets of the universe in the Great Story of the Universe.

Take an audio-guided tour through the Argonaute, a submarine from the 1950s, before looking up to the stars in a show at the Planetarium.

Finish your visit with the Solar Impulse aircraft, the first airplane to fly without fuel. Watch the plane land in the museum on the big screens and try landing it yourself in the flight simulators.

  • Access to permanent and temporary exhibitions and daily entertainment
  • Access to the Planetarium and the Argonaute submarine (request a voucher on-site when you arrive)
  • Buggies and wheelchairs available to loan (ID required)
  • Access to the "Cité des enfants" (tickets can be purchased on-site)
  • Access to the Fragile exhibition for children aged 2-6 (additional costs may apply, tickets can be requested on-site)
  • Guided visit
  • Audioguide
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

To reach the meeting point by public transport, take metro line 7 to Porte de La Villette Station, hop on bus lines 139, 150, or 152 to Porte de la Villette Station, or travel on tramway line T3B (Porte de Vincennes - Porte de la Chapelle) to Porte de la Villette station. If you are traveling by road, take the Paris Ring Road North and exit at Porte de la Villette. Upon arrival use the paid cark park entrance to Quai de la Charente and Macdonald Boulevard. You can also reach the site via the coach station, with paid access (free drop-off for 10-minutes) via Macdonald Boulevard.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children tickets (3-5 years old) are only available on-site at 3 euros
  • Free entry upon presentation of valid documentation: Under 2 years old, Disabled persons and accompanying person
  • "Cité des enfants' exhibition is not included. A ticket must be booked directly on the museum's website or at the museum as an extra ticket
  • Fragile exhibition: Children aged 3-5 years must pay 3 EUR per ticket at the cash desk to visit this exhibition
  •  Cité des sciences et de l'industrie is open from Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM and Sunday 10:00AM-7:00 PM
  • The museum is closed on Mondays and on January 1, May 1, and December 25
  • Reduced entry upon presentation of valid documentation: Youth under 25, Senior over 65, and Students
Customer reviews

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3.9 /5

based on 219 reviews

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Very good not enough time, we will have to come back to continue the spaces not finished or seen, Attention parking very expensive when we stay there the day, prefer outdoor parking, oneppark as an example because the street parking lots ruin us otherwise Sunday and public holidays free parking around La Villette too bad we didn't know before, otherwise lack of interior information and no paper plan always forced to look at the laptop, when we are there to open up another mental space, too bad and all not everyone has a laptop which is fine otherwise it's very good to do and very interesting and one more thing be careful to book the submarine before because we couldn't do it the reservations were made two days before it it was complete pity

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August 15, 2022

Unfortunately everything only in English, Spanish and French! As a result, we could not try some things or only partially. The visit to the submarine was included, but it didn't help us much because you need an additional voucher. Unfortunately, they were all sold out that day. The planetarium was also very good, but again everything in French! It's worth a trip!

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August 13, 2022

Not so impressive

August 27, 2022

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