Unlimited access to the BnF cultural events
The Pass BnF lecture/culture (15 €) and the Pass Recherche (50 € and 35 €) provide unlimited access to the BnF cultural events (exhibitions, concerts, shows, lectures...). It is possible to buy the Pass BnF lecture / culture via the online registration and ticketing website.
Prices for cultural events
|Cards ||Full price ||Reduced price |
|Exhibition ||9 € ||7 € |
|Guided exhibition tour ||exhibition ticket + 3€ per person or 45€ for preconstituted groups * || |
|Concerts, shows ||10 € || |
|Lectures, readings ||free || |
|Tours focusing on architecture and heritage ||3 € || |
* For any further information (registration, exemptions...), please call 00 33 (1) 53 79 49 49.
Paris Opera has its own prices for the exhibitions presented on its site: 12€ (full price) and 8€ (reduced price).
For some cultural events, a special price can be applied.
- In certain cases, you might book your exhibition ticket via FNAC Reservations at 0892 684 694 (0,34 /mn all tax inclusive and at www.fnac.com (extra charge to be added)
- Upon presentation of your Cinémathèque less than one month or season ticket, you might benefit from a reduced fee to visit the BnF’s exhibitions. Upon presentation of BnF tickets, you might benefit from a reduced fee to visit the Cinémathèque’s exhibitions.
- In partnership with the BnF, various cultural institutions propose preferential tariffs to the visitors of exhibitions.
On presentation of supporting documents, reduced rates for:
On presentation of supporting documents, exemptions for :
- Students aged less than 35
- Young people aged 18 to 25
- Members of large families
- Members of groups constituted by at least 10 people and within the limits of 20
- Preferential tariffs are granted to holders of less than 30 days exhibition tickets, cinema tickets or daily entrance tickets to the Cinémathèque française
- Holders of Libre Pass cards or valid subscription annual cards issued by the Cinémathèque
- Young people under 18
- Job seekers
- Recipients of minimum work program income or welfare benefits
- Visitors with disabilities
- Escorts of visitors with disabilities
- Visitors holding an annual admission card for the Reference library (Bibliothèque d'étude) or Research library (Bibliothèque de recherche) reading rooms
- Professional journalists
- Tour guides accredited by the Ministry of Culture/Tourism (Ministère de la Culture/Tourisme)
- Students of the Ecole nationale des Chartes, the ENSSIB and the Institut national du Patrimoine
- Individuals from any category (civil servants and contractual employees) employed by a public institution who belong to the scientific or technical fraternity or hold scientific or technical posts in libraries, museums, archives and patrimony institutions.
- Staff employed by the Ministry of Culture
- Staff employed by BnF and retired former employees
- Members of the Association of Friends of the BnF (Association des Amis de la BnF)