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Opening times in Paris

Opening times in Paris

 

All banks and most shops are closed on National Holidays

 

Museums

In Paris museuems open at 9 or 10am and close between 5 and 6pm. Usual closing days are Monday or Tuesday, with a few exceptions mentioned in our information pages. Some are even open 7 days a week, such as some of the major monuments which can even be visited as late as 11pm or midnight.

Many museums have a late-night opening once a week until 9 or 10pm. On public holidays – in particular, 1 January, 1 May and 25 December – many museums and monuments are closed.

 

Museums open 365 days a year:
 Tour Eiffel
 Tour Montparnasse
 Musée Grévin
 Musée Jacquemart-André
 Notre-Dame de Paris

 

Shops
 Generally 09:00 - 19:00 (Mon to Sat)
 Most shops are closed on Sundays, and several on Mondays! Several shops close in August.

 

Banks
 Generally...
 09:00 - 16:30/17:00 (Mon - Fri)
 09:00 - noon (Sat)

 

Post Offices
 Generally 08:00/09:00 - 18:30 (Mon to Fri) / 08:00/09:00 - noon (Sat)
 Paris-Louvre Post Office (52 Rue de Louvre, 75001), open 24 hrs.

 

Restaurants
 Generally open between 12:00 - 14:00 and 19:30 - 23:00

 

 

 See also specific chapters in the left margin or bellow:

Opening times for restaurants in Paris

Restaurants

Opening times for restaurants in Paris

Opening times for the shops in Paris

Shops

Opening times for the shops in Paris

Opening times for public services in Paris

Public Services

Opening times for Post offices, banks, offices and public services in Paris

Opening times for Public transport in Paris

Public Transport

Opening times for Public transport in Paris

Explanation of daylight saving time for Paris

Daylight Saving Time

Explanation of daylight saving time

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