Conciergerie Paris Exhibitions & Events Schedule 2024 | Current & Upcoming Events

Located on the banks of the Seine, the Conciergerie was formerly the royal residence of the French kings. It was then converted into a courthouse and prison during the French Revolution with its most famous prisoner being Marie-Antoinette, the last queen of France. This Gothic architectural marvel is now a national monument and museum representing the rich history of the country.   

The museum hosts exhibitions throughout the year. This page has all you need to know about the different exhibitions held at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

What is the Conciergerie?

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Why Attend an Event at the Conciergerie?

  • The exhibitions offer a glimpse into the rich history of the Conciergerie.
  • Visitors get a chance to look at the monument from a new perspective.
  • The exhibitions offer an insight into the life of Marie-Antoinette and how the royal residence became one of the most notorious detention places during the French Revolution.
  • Also, get to marvel at the beautiful Gothic architecture of the palace.

Exhibitions at the Conciergerie in 2024

Conciergerie Exhibitions 2024

Journey into stones and light

Dates: February 9 to May 20, 2024

Timings: 9:30 AM - 6 PM

Last access: 5:30 PM

Photographer Ahmet Ertuğ travels the world, and captures examples of the most beautiful examples of ancient architecture. From Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, to Saint Peter in the Vatican, Ahmet Ertuğ recreates what makes an architecture monumental and their small details that give it their spirit through his photographs.

Other events at the Conciergerie

Another Look
The Conciergerie Through Time
Mystery Game
The Revolutionary Conciergerie
A Forest of Stones
Conciergerie Events 2024

Date: February 10 and March 2, 2024

Timings: 2:30 PM

What: Workshop

As part of Ahmet Ertug's exhibition, participate in the game of photography to discover the Conciergerie in a different light! Observce architecture and photograph an imaginary world accompanied by photographer Lucy Winkelmann.

Conciergerie Events 2024

Dates: February 17, 2024

Timings: 2 PM

What: Play

Follow the storyteller on a journey through time, as they narrate the history and story from the life of the Palace in medieval times to the events of the French Revolution.

Conciergerie Events 2024


  • January 21, 2024
  • February 18, 2024
  • March 10 and 17, 2024
  • May 5, 2024 

Timings: 11 AM

What: Game

Visitors to the Conciergerie are overcome with mysterious discomforts. What could the cause be? You are an expert from the Extrasensory Investigations Agency and have been asked to investigate this paranormal phenomenon. What is the cause, and who is responsible? Find out...

Conciergerie Events 2024

Date: February 24, 2024

Timings: 3:30 PM

What: Guided Tour

There is more to the Conciergerie than its beautiful Gothic vaults. Uncover the Revolutionary route of the Conciergerie and how life was at the prison, what the state of the prison was, how the Revolution transformed justice, and even meet the people who lived here, including the most famous prisoner Marie-Antoinette.

Conciergerie Events 2024

Date: February 24, 2024

Timings: 10:30 AM

What: Workshop

A workshop for children, a meditator invites the little ones to live and experience life at the medieval Conciergerie and marvel at its Gothic architecture in an interactive and sensitive way.

How To Attend the Conciergerie Events?

Frequently Asked Questions About Conciergerie Events

What events are currently showing at the Conciergerie in Paris?

The Conciergerie has scheduled several workshops, narrated shows, and plays as part of the 'Tales and Stories' operation.

Do I need to buy separate tickets to view the various events at the Conciergerie?

No, the tickets to the museum include access to the permanent and temporary exhibitions at the Conciergerie.

How can I view the events at the Conciergerie?

You will need to book tickets to the Conciergerie in advance if you want to view the exhibitions being held there. 

When did the Conciergerie host its first exhibition?

While the exact date of the first exhibition is not known, the Conciergerie has hosted several exhibitions since it opened to the public in 1914.

What are some of the prominent exhibitions that have been held at the Conciergerie?

Some of the most prominent exhibitions held at the museum in the past include Marie-Antoinette, Saint Louis, and El Anatsui’s ‘In Search of Freedom’.

What is the Conciergerie famous for?

The Conciergerie is famous for being a high-ranking prison during the French Revolution and a frightening antechamber for the guillotine. Its most famous prisoner was Marie-Antoinette, the last queen of France who was imprisoned, tried and sentenced here.

Do I need to book my tickets in advance to view the Conciergerie events?

Yes, you will need to book tickets to the Conciergerie in advance if you want to view the events being held there. 

How many events are held at Conciergerie annually?

While there is no fixed number of events held annually, the museum does host events throughout the year.

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