All Opening Hours

François-Mitterrand

Public Library

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  10 AM
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8 PM
10 AM
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8 PM
10 AM
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8 PM
10 AM
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8 PM
10 AM
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8 PM
1 PM
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7 PM

Information Desk 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
1 PM
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7 PM

Pay Desk 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
1 PM
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6 PM

Research Library

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM
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8 PM
9 AM
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8 PM
9 AM
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8 PM
9 AM
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8 PM
9 AM
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8 PM
9 AM
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8 PM
 

Registration

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
9 AM
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7 PM
 

Inathèque opening hours CNC opening hours

*Reserve: (Room Y) 2 PM-6 PM (Monday), 9 AM-6 PM (Friday to Saturday).

 

Exhibitions

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
1 PM
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7 PM

 

Richelieu

Research Library 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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7 PM
10 AM
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6 PM
 

To be noted

Prints and photography “Réserve” is open from Tuesday to Thursday (10 AM to 1 PM).

 

Registration

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM
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6 PM
9 AM
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6 PM
9 AM
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6 PM
9 AM
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6 PM
9 AM
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6 PM
9 AM
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6 PM
 

Discovery trail of the Richelieu site:

Guided tours in French (1h30) with a lecturer from the BnF: every Saturday at 17:30.
By reservation only at +33 1 53 79 49 49

 

INHA (Institut national d’histoire de l’art) Library

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9 AM
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7.30 PM
9 AM
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7.30 PM
9 AM
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7.30 PM
9 AM
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7.30 PM
9 AM
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7.30 PM
9 AM
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6.30 PM
 
Note: Closes at 6:30 PM  every day in July-August.

Opéra

Research library - (reading room)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
 
Note
Documents’s communication ends 30 minutes before the reading room’s closing. 

Exhibitions

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
10 AM
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5 PM
Exhibitions at the Opera Library & Museum are open everyday from 10 AM to 5 PM. Nevertheless, the Opéra Garnier might encounter closing for exceptionnal events. More details on the Opéra national de Paris’s website 

Arsenal

Research library

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday  Sunday
2pm
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7pm
10am
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7pm
10am
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7pm
10am
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7pm
10am
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7pm
10am
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6pm
 

Exhibitions

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  19  AM
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7 PM
12  AM
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7 PM
12  AM
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7 PM
12  AM
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7 PM
12  AM
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7 PM
12  AM
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7 PM
Guided tour of the historical spaces.
Guided tours  in French (1h30) with a lecturer from the BnF: every wednesday at 3 PM and every saturday at 11 AM (except on annual closing and holidays)
By reservation only at +33 1 53 79 49 49

Maison Jean Vilar

Research library - (reading room & exhibitions)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  2 PM
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6 PM
2 PM
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6 PM
2 PM
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6 PM
2 PM
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6 PM
2 PM
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6 PM
 

Note :

In July during Avignon Festival, the Maison Jean Vilar and the library are open everyday with extanded schedule.