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Check this page in advance of your venue. Have a nice visit!

You will be safe

  • Hydro-alcoholic gel will be at your disposal.

Opening hours

  • From April to September 
  • Monday to Saturday 10:00am - 6:15pm (last entry at 5:45pm)
  • Sunday 12:00am - 6:15pm (last entry at 5:45pm)
  • From October to March
  •  Monday to Saturday 10:00am - 5:15pm (last entry at 4:45)
  •  Sunday 12:00am - 5:15pm (last entry at 4:45)
  • The royal necropolis is closed during religious services AND on the 1st of Januray, the 1st of May and the 25th of December. 


  • Please consider that the royal necropolis national museum is located inside a parish church and is submitted to religious services with exceptional closures such as :
  • On the 31st of March : Closing time at 4:45pm, last access at 4:15pm (mass).
  • On the 1st of April : Closed all the day.
  • On the 2nd of April : Closed all the day.
  • On the 4th of April : Closing time at 1:00pm, last access at 12:30pm (mass).
  • On the 6th of April : Closing time at 4:45pm, last access at 4:15pm (mass).
  • On the 7th of April : Closing time at 2:30pm, last acess at 2:00 (mass).
  • On the 8th of April : Opening time at 12:30pm (mass).
  • On the 9th of April : Opening time at 1:00pm (baptisms).
  • On the 13th of April : Opening time at 11:00am (mass).


 Attention: Due to important works in the chevet from January 2022 to March 2023, please consider the following instructions :

  • The choir's radiating chapels will be hidden by a scaffolding until the end of the choir's work in 2023.
  • Loud noise pollution may disturb your visit.

We apologize for this inconvenience.


A guided tour in English will take place on the 3rd of April at 2:30pm. After getting your entrance ticket, you will be free to participate, there will be no extra fee for the tour.


Full price : 9,50€

Free entrance

- Children under 18 (with an adult)

- Young people under 26 years old included nationals of the European Union

- Disabled persons (with official valid proof) and their attendants

- Unemployed (with official valid proof)

- Journalists (with official valid proof)

- Students in schools of architecture (with official valid proof)

- Professional tour guides (with official valid proof)

- ICOMOS membership 

- Every first sunday of the month, from October to March

Group rates : 7,50€

To any member of a group attended by a professional tour guide (with valid proof). Attention, groups are limited to a number of 15 people + 1 guide and require time stamp reservation before visiting.

Voir les conditions de gratuité

Partners special rates

Vedettes du Pont Neuf : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation billet vedettes du pont neuf+ billet tarif spécial

PMP : Réservation d'un créneau avec 'j'ai déjà mon billet" : Présentation du PMP et du créneau de réservation

Intercités : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation billet intercité

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Paris Visit : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation du Paris visit

Pass Jeunes : Achat d'un billet gratuit sur le site internet (gratuit autre), présentation de la contremarque lors du contrôle et de la confirmation de réservation : Présentation du pass Jeune et des billets gratuits (-26 ans / ou autre)

Cezam : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation de la carte Cezam


Saint-Denis Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis
1, rue de la Légion d'Honneur
93200 Saint-Denis
Ph. : Information : 01 48 09 83 54 / Religious information : 01 48 20 25 44
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 48.9355Longitude : 2.3598Plan your route


Metro : line 13, stop at Basilique de Saint-Denis station (no lift), about 100 meters away from the monument.
Access by RER D, stop at Saint-Denis station, then Tramway T1 (10 min) or 15 min walk.
Access by RER B (then Bus N°153 or 253).



À 9 km du centre de Paris : Accès par Porte de La Chapelle, puis A1, sortie Saint-Denis - centre ville. A porte de Paris, Saint-Denis, suivre panneau vert "Saint-Denis Centre" sur la droite. Puis se diriger vers le Parking Indigo dénommé "Basilique", situé à 100 m du monument. Le centre ville de Saint-Denis est piétonnier.


De porte de la Villette, le long du canal Saint-Denis (20mns). Pas de garage vélo aux abords de la basilique.

Guide booklet


Phone  : 01 48 09 83 54 or 


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