COVID-19 – Coronavirus
The French Government is strengthening measures to limit the spread of the epidemic and banning gatherings of more than 100 people.
As a result, la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie and le Palais de la découverte are closed to the public from the  14th of  March 2020.
Tickets purchased will remain valid and may be reported until 31 December 2020, within the limit of places available.
Any possible refund options will be specified at a later date.
For further questions, please contact

Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30, avenue Corentin-Cariou - F-75019 Paris.

personne à mobilité réduite

From the tram platform and the Porte de la Villette bus stop, there is direct access to the Cité using a ramp with a slope of less than 4%.
Accessibility contact: info.handicap(at)

Arriving by public transport

Metro: Line 7, Porte de la Villette station.
Bus: Lines 139, 150, 152, Porte de la Villette stop. 
Tram: T3b (Porte de Vincennes – Porte de la Chapelle) Porte de la Villette stop 

More information on the RATP website 

Arriving by car

Take the north Paris ring road (Périphérique) and exit at Porte de la Villette.
Paying car park, entrances on boulevard Macdonald and Quai de la Charente.
Coach park (bus, minibus, etc.) with paid access (10 minute free drop-off), entrance on boulevard Macdonald only.
For more information and booking inquiries, call +33 (0)1 40 05 79 90. 

Plan your route with Mappy 

Arriving by boat (on the canal)

  • Cruises between the Bassin de la Villette and Port de l'Arsenal with
  • Cruises between the Parc de la Villette and the Musée d'Orsay with