Priority entrance tickets for the Conciergerie

1 Quai de l'Horloge, 75001 Paris, France, Paris, France
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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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Important info

  • Luggage and big items exceeding 55cmx35cmx20cm will not be accepted
  • Free admission for children under 18 years, EU citizens (18-25), disabled people and their companion, French unemployed people, Pass Education holders
  • Free admission for all visitors on the first Sunday of each month from November to March and on the European Heritage Days (the third weekend of September)
  • The monument is closed on 1st May and 25th December.
What's included
Entrance ticket. Temporary exhibition (if any). Histopad (interactive tablet available in French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese)
What's not included
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Enjoy direct access to the monument. Visit the prison where Marie-Antoinette was imprisoned. Discover a symbol of the French Revolution

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Meeting Point

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