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Useful information to help you find your way to the Grande Halle de la Villette

Admission & Directions

The Grande Halle de la Villette is located in the North-East of Paris, in the 19th arrondissment.

Exhibition opening hours

Every day from 10:00am to 8:00pm
Last time slot sold at 6:30pm

Onsite ticketing office

Daily from 10:00am to 7:00pm (from 23 March 2019)
We advise you to purchase your ticket in advance. Purchase of tickets on site for entry on same day is subject to availability and may be limited.


Tutankhamun, Treasures of the Pharoah
Grande Halle de la Villette
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès
75019 Paris



It is highly recommended to come to La Villette by public transport.

Public transport

Metro: Line 5 – Porte de Pantin or Line 7 – Porte de La Villette


Bus: Lines 75, 151 – Porte de Pantin or lines 139, 150, 152 – Porte de La Villette


Tram: Line 3b – Porte de Pantin, Elle Fitzgerald or Porte de La Villette

By bike

Bike track along the Canal de l’Ourcq – Vélib station: Porte de La Villette, Porte de Pantin, Quai de Metz, Rue Rouvet – Bike parking: On the esplanade in front of the Cité des Sciences

Other means of transport

Taxi: taxi rank at 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès by the Café des Concerts.


Train: direct train access from the Gare du Nord, the Gare de l’Est and the Gare d’Austerlitz.


Car: car park closest to the Grande Halle is the south car park “parking SUD La Villette – Cité de la Musique” with a capacity of 250 spaces. Access at 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, underneath the Philharmonie 2 concert hall.

Need some help?

Frequently asked questions

The exhibition includes 150 authentic objects, all of which are from the tomb of Tutankhamun which dates back to the 18th dynasty (over 3300 years ago).

The tour is self-guided so you may spend as much time as you like. Average length of stay is 60 minutes.

Yes! The wonders of ancient Egypt are compelling to all ages and the exhibition will appeal to children of all ages.

Works may be photographed or filmed for personal or private use only. Due to the delicate nature of the artefacts, flash photography is not permitted.

There are no cloakroom or storage lockers at the Grande Halle.

Current French anti-terrorist regulations (“Vigipirate”) prohibit baggage, suitcases or rucksacks being taken into the exhibition. For more information on bag storage services:

Single seat pushchairs are permitted, however twin or triple pushchairs are not permitted in the exhibition.

Disabled visitors can view all of the exhibition as well as the shop. There will be no need to backtrack in order to exit; all visitors leave by a different door at the end of the visit.

Yes, there will be benches positioned at different stages of the exhibition so visitors can take a break.

For more information on the Grande Halle de la Villette, visit

Only guide dogs are permitted.

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