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Frequently asked questions

The Paris Museum Pass

How do I use the Paris Museum Pass?

All you have to do is present your Pass at the entrance of the museums and monuments you want to visit. The validity of your Pass is calculated from the time of your first visit:

A Paris Museum Pass 2 Days is valid for 48 hours;
A Paris Museum Pass 4 Days is valid for 96 hours;
A Paris Museum Pass 6 Days is valid for 144 hours.

For example: a 2-day Pass activated at 1pm on a Thursday would be valid until 1pm on the Saturday.

Do I need to book my visits to museums and monuments in advance?

No, it is not necessary to book your visits in advance for most of the museums and monuments included. Just, go to the entrance of museums and monuments with your Paris Museum Pass and stand in the line reserved for people with tickets.
Exception :
To access the Louvre museum, you must now book a time slot for your visit to Louvre. Booking is free of charge.
Once you have received your Paris Museum Pass :
  1. 1. Visit www.ticketlouvre.fr
  2. 2. Select ‘Paris Museum Pass holders’
  3. 3. Choose the date and time of your visit, then validate and confirm your order
  4. 4. Create your customer account and click on ‘Proceed to payment’
  5. 5. Indicate the name of each visitor and the serial number of their Pass, click on ‘Payment’
  6. 6. Download your tickets (in printable or smartphone format)

Does the Paris Museum Pass include access to audio guides and guided tours?

No, the Paris Museum Pass only gives you admission to museums and monuments included in it. If you want to have the use of an audio guide or take part in a guided tour during your visit, any supplement will be at your expense.

Can I visit the same museum or the same monument several times with the Paris Museum Pass?

No, with the Paris Museum Pass you are limited to one entry for each museum and monument included in the Pass.

Do I need to buy a Paris Museum Pass for the children?

The majority of museums and monuments are free for children less than 18 years old and for young residents in the EU aged 18 to 25, the Paris Museum Pass is therefore unnecessary. To gain access to the museums and monuments concerned, simply present proof of identity or, if required, collect a free ticket at the entrance.

Does the Paris Museum Pass requires to put a name on it?

No, the Paris Museum Pass doesn’t need your name on it: the validity is checked by scanning the barcode when you use the Pass.
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