Paris Pantheon | Opening Hours, Best Time To Visit & More


Open 10 AM–6:30 PM

Last Admission

5:45 PM

The Panthéon

Jan 1 TO Mar 31 Timings

Days (Jan 1 TO Mar 31)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Thursday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Friday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Saturday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Sunday10:00 AM–6:00 PM5:15 PM
Paris Pantheon Opening Hours

Panthéon has different timings during different months.

  • 1st April - 30th September: 10 AM to 6:30 PM
  • 1st October - 31st March: 10 AM to 6 PM
  • First working Monday of each month: Opens at 12 PM

Panthéon is closed on the following days:

  • 1st January
  • 24th January, 2024
  • 12th February, 2024- 22nd February, 2024
  • 1st May
  • 25th December

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Commonly Asked Questions About Paris Pantheon Timings

Q. What are Paris Pantheon opening hours?

A. From October 1 to March 31 it opens daily from 10 AM to 6 PM and from April 1 to September 30 it opens daily from 10 AM to 6:30 PM.

Q. When is the best time to visit the Paris Pantheon?

A. Try to visit the monument in the early hours. Check the opening hours before visiting and keep in mind that the last access time for the monument is 45 minutes. If you want to avoid the tourist crowd, you can avoid the holiday seasons and the weekend and plan your visit during the mid-week. Check about the exhibits the Pantheon has on display as it often has entertaining multimedia exhibits and artwork displays to plan your visit accordingly.

Q. In which public holidays is the Paris Pantheon closed?

A. The Pantheon remains closed on public holidays like New Year’s Day - January 1, International Workers Day- May 1, All Saints’ Day- November 1,  Armistice Day November 11, and Christmas - December 25.

Q. Where is the Paris Pantheon located?

A. The monument is located in the Latin Quarters of Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in Paris.

Q. What is the easiest way to reach the Paris Pantheon?

A. You can use public transport like bus, train, and metro to reach the Pantheon. You can also travel by car. Parking is available on the Luxembourg garden side.

Q. How much time should it take to explore the Paris Pantheon?

A. Pantheon Paris is an immense structure with lots of interesting aspects to explore. Most visitors spend over an hour in the monument. If you want to get a complete experience, you can use Pantheon’s official audio guide to explore the magnificent structure in detail in 90 minutes.

Q. In what languages is the audio guide available?

A. The audio guide is available in 11 different languages - English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, and Portuguese. You can also make use of the tour app that is available for download.

Q. Are there any restrictions on clicking pictures inside the Paris Pantheon?

A. You are allowed to click pictures inside the monument.

A. There are restrictions on suitcases and large backpacks. You also cannot carry rollerblades, skateboards, and scooters inside the monument. Except for guide dogs and assistance dogs, pets are not allowed.

Best time to visit the The Panthéon

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Inspired by the Pantheon in Rome, the famous architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot built the Paris Pantheon. It is said that the masterpiece was built to outdo the churches of St. Peter's in Rome and St. Paul’s in London. Find out everything you need to know about the Pantheon in Paris, opening hours, the best time to visit, and other necessary information before visiting the place and enjoy an amazing experience.

Paris Pantheon Opening Hours

General timings: Paris Pantheon is open every day of the week.

  • From April 1 to September 30: Daily 10 AM to 6:30 PM
    Last Entry: 5:45
  • From October 1 to March 31: Daily 10 AM to 6 PM
    Last Entry: 5:15 PM

Closed on: The Pantheon remains closed on January 1, May 1, November 1 and 11, and December 25.

Best Time to Visit the Paris Pantheon

Peak Season vs. Low Season

The best time to visit the Paris Pantheon depends on your preference for crowds and weather. Peak season, from June to August, offers warmer weather and lively atmospheres but entails larger crowds. The low season, from November to February, boasts fewer visitors and cooler temperatures, ideal for you if you seek a more tranquil experience.

Weekday vs. Weekend

For a more serene experience, consider visiting the Paris Pantheon on weekdays. Weekends tend to draw larger crowds, resulting in longer wait times and a bustling atmosphere. Weekdays offer a quieter ambiance, allowing you to explore the monument leisurely and fully appreciate its architectural and historical significance.

Plan Your Visit to the Paris Pantheon

How Long Do You Need To Spend at Paris Pantheon?

To fully appreciate the Paris Pantheon's architectural splendor and historical significance, plan to spend approximately 1 to 2 hours exploring its interior and surrounding grounds. This timeframe allows ample opportunity to admire the intricate details of the monument, visit the crypt containing notable tombs, and ascend to the top for panoramic views of Paris. However, your preferences and interests may warrant additional time for a comprehensive visit.