Opening hours in Paris Opening hours in Paris

Opening hours in Paris

Most shops and banks are closed for national holidays.


Museums are generally open from 10am to 6pm, but most museums offer later closing hours until 9pm or 10pm. The museum closures are on Mondays or Tuesdays. However, some monuments are open 365 days a year, and the main ones can be visited until midnight.

It should be noted that admission is free on the first Sundays of each month.

Department stores and shops

Department stores are usually open from 9:30am to 8pm, and until 9:30pm on Thursdays. Shops are open from 9:30am to 7pm, and sometimes closed during lunchtime.

Shops and department stores are closed on Sundays, except for certain neighborhoods (Le Marais, Beaubourg...). Please also note that some shops are closed on Mondays.


Banks are generally open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during weekdays and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday.

Post Offices

Post offices are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday to Friday and until 12 p.m. on Saturday.

The Post Office of the Louvre (52 rue du Louvre, 75001 Paris) is open 24/7.

The Paris City Passport gives you access to numerous museums in Paris and provides discounts at major stores.

For festive occasions, explore our many offers for New Year's Eve in Paris, Christmas, Bastille Day on the Seine, or Valentine's Day in Paris.

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Paris offers its visitors thousands of different faces, depending on the corners visited and the time of day that you visit. There are therefore many ways to discover and fall in love with it.