Grand Palais

Grand Palais information

Location
Paris , France
Address
3 av du Général Eisenhower, 8e
Getting there
Metro: Champs-Élysées-Clemenceau
More information
www.grandpalais.fr
Prices
adult/child €13/9
Opening hours
10am-10pm Tue-Sat, to 8pm Sun & Mon
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Erected for the 1900 Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair), the Grand Palais today houses several exhibition spaces beneath its huge 8.5-ton art nouveau glass roof. Some of Paris’ biggest shows (Renoir, Chagall, Turner) are held in the Galeries Nationales, lasting three to four months. Hours, prices and exhibition dates vary significantly for all galleries. Those listed here generally apply to the Galeries Nationales, but always check the website for exact details. Reserving a ticket online for any show is strongly advised.

Other exhibit spaces include the imaginative Nef – which plays host to concerts, art installations, a seasonal amusement park and horse shows – and several other minor galleries. Renovations are ongoing and the monument will continue to develop its layout in the coming years, though it will remain open. There's also a fabulous restaurant, Mini Palais .