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Tickets for Centre Pompidou: Priority Entrance

A collection of modern art in one of Paris' most innovative buildings

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Priority Entrance
Please note: security checks might take some time with the new exhibition.
Best time to visit
After 19:00
Opening hours
11:00 - 21:00

Highlights

  • Explore the innards of an inside-out building that's considered one of the 20th century’s most radical high profile architectural achievements
  • Peruse Europe’s largest collection of modern and contemporary art and take in 20th-century masters like Picasso, Max Ernst, Kandinsky, Matisse, Man Ray and Francis Bacon
  • The top floor looks out onto the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Sacré-Coeur Basilica. They’re some of the best views of the city, and gazing out onto the rooftops of Paris is a wonderful experience
  • Our tickets are cheaper than buying onsite and will get you in through the priority entrance!

Description

Much maligned when it first opened, it took people some time to realize that the Centre Pompidou wasn’t a monster, it was simply new. Radically new. It’s fitting that this rule-breaking building hosts so many iconoclastic modern masterpieces. Skip the line, and get right into a building that wears its innards on its exterior.

Slap bang in the middle of Paris, the Centre Pompidou is best described as a building turned inside-out. Utilitarian features like plumbing, air vents, and cables form part of the external façade and it’s all rendered in see-through glass.

That sets the stage for the groundbreaking art inside. Start on the top floor and take in the various isms: Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism. They’re laid out chronologically so not only do you get to see masterpieces but you also get a sense of how art and thought evolved over the course of the 20th century. Along the way, you’ll see works by Picasso, Man Ray, Chagall and many, many more.

From 1960 onwards, the works shift from Modern to Contemporary. Andy Warhol is the most recognizable name, but art by luminaries like Richard Hamilton, Dan Flavin and Louise Bourgeois will also make an impression.

The center also includes a vast public library, a research center for acoustics and music, and some of the best views of the city. Take in what you like, but don't miss a chance to visit the top floor and take in the Eiffel Tower and rooftops of the world's most romantic city.

How to use your tickets

Centre Pompidou
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004, Paris
  • Use the Priority Entrance at Centre Pompidou, this will bring you straight to the security check point

  • After the security check, skip the ticket purchase line, go straight to the museum and show your smartphone ticket

  • Your tickets give you full access to all exhibitions, you may need to show them again at the control desks located on the upper floors

Good to know

Opening Hours

11:00 - 21:00.

Getting There

  • Metro: Line 11, Rambuteau; Lines 1 and 11, Hôtel de Ville; Lines 1, 4, 7, 11 or 14, Châtelet

  • RER: Line A, B or D, Châtelet-les Halles

  • Bus: Line 29, 38, 47 or 75

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information in the Important information section during checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
What payment methods do Tiqets support?
We support popular payment methods used across the globe, notably Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Alipay and iDeal. Some payment options are specific to the language and currency combination you use when ordering tickets.
Do I have to print these tickets?
Most venues allow you to enter by simply showing your tickets on your smartphone. Very few require printed tickets. See the section titled 'Using these tickets'.

Customer reviews

Anonymous
Apr 24, 2017
easily arranged priority entrance tickets for teh pompidou - small queue this time but know from past can be a huge queue so worth it. NOTE: children go free and dont need a ticket - they simply accompany you - take some ID showing their ages.
Anonymous
Apr 22, 2017
It was great to avoid the long line and get immediately into the Centre Pompidou!
Christine, Netherlands
Apr 15, 2017
I like the fact that I do not have to queue for entrance or tickets. Nor indeed work out the vagaries of the ticket machine. Buying the ticket was especially easy.
Alexia
Mar 22, 2017
Excellent service
Emily, Canada
Mar 11, 2017
ok
erikas, Poland
Mar 10, 2017
Love it there. Spend great time in POMPIDOU!! Enjoyed all exebitions
Anthony, United Kingdom
Feb 15, 2017
Quick entry. Fascinating displays. All good.
Anonymous
Jan 23, 2017
easy and quick! Highly recommend.
Lieve, Belgium
Jan 17, 2017
terrible organization of the Centre Pompidou. Even if you have priority tickets, you end up in a queue with all the others. Then there is no meaning to go direct to the exhibition where there is no second queue: you'll have to wait together with the people who want to see the other exhibition.
theodore, France
Jan 8, 2017
Simplicity,efficacy in delivering tickets
Excellent explanations and guidance on how to take advantage of the priority entrance