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Tickets for Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame: Skip The Line

Explore the underground cradle of Parisian civilization

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Skip-the-line access to the Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame
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Audio guide (available for an extra fee in English, French and Spanish)
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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 18:00
  • Skip the line at one of Paris' most unique underground museums, at the foot of Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Explore the first Gallo-Roman settlements of Lutetia, which would grow into what we now know as the French capital
  • Trace centuries of the city's evolution in the architecture and archaeological finds from antiquity, through the middle ages, up to the late 19th century

Explore the hidden world of Paris' past, deep beneath the busy streets of Notre-Dame. The Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame is a fascinating time-capsule, where the ancient remains of the French capital's first settlements lay buried for millennia. Skip the line and visit this unique subterranean museum in the heart of The City of Light.

Peel back the layers of time and discover the cradle of Parisian civilization at the Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame. See houses built by Gallo-Roman tribes, complete with ancient underground heating - Romans were big believers in warm feet!

Trace the city's passage through the ages from antiquity, to the middle ages, right up to the 19th century, with stunningly detailed recreations - and actual remains of ruins found during excavation.

See fascinating exhibitions showcasing the archaeological wonders that have been excavated at the site, and get a rich insight into the city's evolution - from a small settlement into the sprawling cosmopolitan metropolis it is today.

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La Crypte archéologique de l'Île de la Cité
7, place Jean-Paul II / Parvis Notre-Dame, 75004, Paris
Insider tip

The Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame was discovered during the construction of an underground car park in 1965.

Ratings & reviews
Nov 3, 2018
Educational, multi media.
Oct 25, 2018
Pas beaucoup de monde audio guide à prendre obligatoirement pour une visite complète
Oct 4, 2018
El sistema de Tiqets funcionó muy bien. El lugar es interesante pero sólo para aquellos que les guste mucho la historia antigua de París.

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