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Picasso Museum: Tickets and Tours

Picasso Museum tickets are essential for any art lover visiting Paris. The museum is home to over 5,000 works by the world-famous artist, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics and notebooks.

Picasso lived in France for almost 70 years, and many of the museum's pieces were donated by his family after his death in 1973, in accordance with his wishes.

How much do Picasso Museum tickets cost?

Picasso Museum tickets without an audio guide:

  • Adults: €14
  • Children (under 18): free

Picasso Museum tickets with an audio guide:

  • Adults: €19
  • Children (under 18): free

There is a €1 online booking fee per purchase.

When you book in advance online, the price for Picasso Museum tickets includes skip-the-line entry to the museum. This allows you to save time and spend longer exploring.

Note that there are often temporary exhibitions at the museum which might cost an extra fee to enter. Check the website for details.

Who is eligible for discounts?

EU residents under the age of 26 receive free Picasso Museum entry. Families with several children may be able to pay a reduced price on arrival.

Persons with reduced mobility can also visit the Picasso Museum for free, along with one accompanying person.

If you qualify for free entry, be sure to bring a form of identification with you to verify your eligibility.

What are the best Picasso Museum tours?

Picasso Museum tickets plus audio tour

With a guided audio tour, you can learn about the different pieces on display, as you explore the museum at your own pace. You will see over 5,000 of Picasso's works, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics and notebooks.

Private Picasso Museum guided tour

Gain in-depth knowledge of Picasso's life and work with a professional guide on a private tour of the Picasso Museum. You will learn about the different periods of his work, as well as the stories over the course of the two-hour tour. Since this is a private tour, it can be customized to your group's needs and interests.

Semi-private Picasso Museum guided tour

On a small group tour of the Picasso Museum, you will learn about the artist's life and works from a professional guide. You will also get skip-the-line access to the museum, so you can make the most of your time. This tour is limited to 10 people, so it's a great option if you prefer a more intimate setting.

Are there any combined tickets or tours, including Picasso Museum and other attractions?

It’s possible to buy combined tickets that include a Picasso Museum visit and entry to another museum. Paris is renowned for its great museums, so taking advantage of these deals can help you to get the most out of your time in the city.

Is it possible to visit the Picasso Museum for free?

There is no Picasso Museum entrance fee on the first Sunday of every month. All visitors can enter for free on this day. However, note that it is not possible to reserve tickets in advance.

Should you book Picasso Museum tickets in advance?

It's definitely best to book Picasso Museum tickets in advance, especially if you want to avoid the queues. Buying your tickets online means that skip-the-line entry will be included in your Picasso Museum rate, so you can make the most of your time at the museum.

What will you see in the Picasso Museum?

Some of Picasso's most celebrated works are included in the museum, such as "Femme Assise" and "The Kiss." The museum also houses the artist's private collection of African and Oceanic art, which he started obtaining in the 1950s. There are also works on display by artists to whom Picasso was closely linked.

How to get to the Picasso Museum?

Filles du Calvaire and Saint-Paul are the closest metro stations to the Picasso Museum. It takes around seven minutes to walk to the museum from either station.

The Line 38 bus also stops close to the museum at the Hôtel de Ville station. From there, it's a 15-minute walk to the Picasso Museum.

When is the best time to visit the Picasso Museum?

The Picasso Museum is busiest on weekends and during school holidays. If you want to avoid the crowds, it's best to visit during the week. The museum is open from 9 AM to 6 PM, with the last entry at 5:30 PM. It is completely closed on Mondays.

Which other attractions can be visited in the city?

Travel tips

  • You will be on your feet for several hours during a guided tour of the Picasso Museum, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • If you're visiting the Picasso Museum with children, there is a free activity booklet available in both English and French.
  • The Picasso Museum is located in the Marais district, which is one of the most charming areas of Paris. After your visit to the museum, take some time to explore the surrounding streets.