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

The Cité is open from Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 am - 6.00 pm and 10.00 am - 7.00 pm on Sunday.
It is closed on Mondays and the following public holidays: 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

During school holidays, it is strongly advised to book your sessions at the Cité des enfants and the Géode.

Special opening times

Explora exhibition areas*

Open from Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 am - 6.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 am - 7.00 pm
*Explora includes permanent and temporary exhibitions and the Planetarium.

The Cité des enfants 

Open from Tuesday to Sunday. 
Sessions are 1hr30 mins long (1hr15 mins during the Autumn half-term and Christmas holidays).
Booking is strongly recommended.
See the session times (in French) on the Cité des enfants website

The Planetarium

To find out the session times (in French), please refer to the information on the Planetarium website.

The Argonaute

Open from Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 am - 5.30 pm, until 6.30 pm on Sunday. 

The Géode

La Geode is closed for works 
See you in 2020 to discover a never before seen and spectacular new experience !
See the Geode website 

Louis Lumière Theatre

Sessions every 30 mns from 11.00 am to 12.30 pm and 2.00 to 5.00 pm (6.00 pm on Sunday). 

The Bibliothèque des sciences et de l'industrie

Open from Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 pm - 6.45 pm

The Carrefour numérique²

Open from Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 pm - 6.45 pm

The Cité de la santé

Open from Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 pm - 6.45 pm

The Cité des métiers

Open from Tuesday to Friday 10.00 am - 6.00 pm,  Saturday 12.00 am - 6.00 pm.