Tickets for Centre Pompidou: Permanent Collection & Temporary Exhibitions

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  • Explore one of Europe's most important modern art museums with work from Picasso, Kandinsky, and Mondrian
  • Marvel at the building's structure with colorful pipes on the outside, and see panoramas of Paris from the top
  • Discover a collection of paintings from 1915 to modern-day, as well as sculpture, photography, and new media


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Paris!
Now on  - Oct 19, 2020

This major exhibition is dedicated to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's famous 1985 environmental art project, where the mercurial couple wrapped Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris, in 450,000 square feet of sandstone-colored fabric. They followed it up by wrapping Berlin's Reichstag in 1995, along with many other large-scale civic art installations.

The Pont Neuf Wrapped project attracted three million visitors, with a typically mixed reception for such an unusual art project. It was only granted permission by then Paris' mayor Jacques Chirac after one of his aides sneakily planted the permit form approval into a pile of papers, which Chirac signed inadvertently – having initially balked at the idea.

This fascinating exhibition provides an in-depth look into Christo and Jeanne-Claude's time in Paris, from 1958 to 1964 and 1975 to 1985, with scale models and original lithographs on their various projects. It also includes drawings and collages of their Arc de Triomphe project, which was initially slated for completion in 2020 – now postponed until 2021 due to the pandemic and Christo's own passing in May 2020.

Oct 21, 2020  - Feb 22, 2021

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Matisse's birth (1869-1954) the Centre Pompidou has created an exhibit to showcase his essential works. Divided across nine chapters, the Pompidou presents Matisse's work in chronological order and shows a life that was lived for art. Examine the personal language that he developed over time using brushwork, sculpture, and even text.

Alongside the Pompidou's collection are pieces on loan from France's two Matisse museums, Musée Matisse in Nice and the Matisse Museum in Le Cateau-Cambrésis. The Musée de Grenoble and Matisse's family have also loaned a number of works to make the collection even more whole – a feat that hasn't been seen since the 1970s.


With works by Matisse, Cubist founders Picasso and Georges Braque, and home to important pieces that gave rise to art movements like Fauvism, Cubism, and Surrealism, the Centre Pompidou is a must-see in Paris.

Cast your eyes on works by Warhol, the masterful paint splatters of Pollock, and even step into the reconstructed studio of Surrealist poet, André Breton. Lovers of other mediums will also find photography by Cartier-Bresson and Brassaï alongside more contemporary works.


What's included

Admission to the permanent collection of the Centre Pompidou
Access to ongoing temporary exhibitions
Access to the rooftop

Amendment policy

  • Changes may be possible for this ticket


  • Use the 'Priority Entrance' at Centre Pompidou
  • Go through the security check
  • Go to the 'ticket with timeslot' line and show your smartphone ticket
  • Please note that waiting times may occur
  • The entry is on rue Beaubourg


Opening hours

Centre Pompidou
Thursday 11:00 - 21:00
Friday 11:00 - 21:00
Saturday 11:00 - 21:00
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
Monday 11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:00 - 21:00

How to get there

Centre Pompidou
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004, Paris
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Ratings & reviews

based on 127 reviews
Aug 18, 2020
Aug 13, 2020
We had an wonderful time,staff was very helpful and we loved the building. The exhibition was fantastic,highly recommended.
Jul 27, 2020

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