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Catacombs Paris Hours | Timings & Best Time To Visit

Today

Open 9:45 AM–8:30 PM

Last Admission

7:30 PM

Catacombs of Paris

Jan 1 TO Dec 31 Timings

Days (Jan 1 TO Dec 31)

TIMINGSLast Admission
MondayClosed
Tuesday9:45 AM–8:30 PM7:30 PM
Wednesday (Today)9:45 AM–8:30 PM7:30 PM
Thursday9:45 AM–8:30 PM7:30 PM
Friday9:45 AM–8:30 PM7:30 PM
Saturday9:45 AM–8:30 PM7:30 PM
Sunday9:45 AM–8:30 PM7:30 PM
Paris Catacombs hours
  • Tuesday to Sunday: 9:45 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Last Entry: 07:30 PM
  • Closed On: Mondays, January 1, May 1, and December 25
  • Duration of Visit: Exploring the 1.5-kilometer circuit of the Paris Catacombs typically requires around 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Note: The Catacombs remain open on July 14, August 15, November 1 and November 11.



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Paris Catacombs are large underground ossuaries in the capital of France. Opened to the public in 1809, the Catacombs are 20 meters deep and hold the remains of nearly six million people. Today, the Catacombs are a must-visit tourist destination in Paris. Stay on this page to know the Paris Catacombs opening hours and the best time to visit this curious Paris attraction.

Paris Catacombs Opening Hours

Paris Catacombs Hours

What is the Best Time to Visit the Paris Catacombs?

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Frequently Asked Questions About Paris Catacombs Hours

Q. What are the Paris Catacombs hours?

A. The Paris Catacombs hours are between 9:45am and 8:30pm from Tuesdays to Sundays.

Q. Are the Paris Catacombs open every day?

A. The Paris Catacombs are closed on Mondays and on January 1, May 1, and December 25.

Q. When are the Paris Catacombs closed?

A. The Paris Catacombs are closed on Mondays, January 1, May 1, and December 25.

Q. How long should I spend at the Paris Catacombs?

A. The average time a tourist spends at the Paris Catacombs is between 45 minutes to one hour.

Q. What is the best time to visit the Paris Catacombs?

A. The best time to visit the Paris Catacombs is between October to May. There will be fewer crowds during this time.

Q. Are the Paris Catacombs open on public holidays?

A. Yes. The Paris Catacombs are open on all public holidays except 1 January, 1 May, 25 December, and all Mondays.

Q. Can I visit the Paris Catacombs on a public holiday?

A. Yes, you can most definitely visit the Paris Catacombs on public holidays. However, it tends to be more crowded than usual on these days.

Q. What are the Paris Catacombs' opening hours during public holidays?

A. The Paris Catacombs hours are the same as the regular timings, even on public holidays.