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Grand and Petit Palais

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Grand and Petit Palais.

Grand and Petit Palais features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Paris City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Grand Palais has a splendid glass roof
  • Impressive buildings

Time required: 20 minutes

Web site: http://www.grandpalais.f...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Grand Palais daily: 10am - 8pm
Tuesday: Grand Palais closed
Jan 1, May 1 and Dec 25: Grand Palais closed
Petit Palais daily: 10am - 5:40pm
Monday: Petit Palais closed


Ticket type Charge
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Public transport:

  • Metro Line 1: Champs Elysées Clemenceau station
  • Metro Line 13: Champs Elysées Clemenceau station

Address: 3, Avenue du Général-Eisenhower, 75008, Paris

Photos: (see more photos)

Photo: dalbera

Things you need to know:

  • Grand Palais and Petit Palais were buit for the 1900 Universal Exhibition
  • They functioned as exhibition halls
  • Their façades are a mix of Art Nouveau ironwork, Classical stone columns and a mosaic frieze
  • Grand Palais is famous for its splendid glass roof
  • Grand Palais hosts temporary art exhibitions
  • Petit Palais gives home to the Fine Art Museum of Paris (Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris)
  • The museum features medieval and Renaissance art, 18th-century furniture and a collection of 19th century paintings

What to do there:

  • Walk around and take some photos of the buildings

Grand and Petit Palais features in these preplanned City Guides: