Practical information

Find here all the practical information to prepare your visit to the Château de Vincennes.

Passerelle reliant le châtelet au donjon du château de Vincennes

Opening hours

From May 21 to September 22
10am - 6pm

From September 23 to May 20
10am - 5pm

Please note: last admission 45 minutes before the monument closes.


Opens at 10am and closes 30 minutes before the monument closes and during the lunch break between 1pm and 2pm.

Closed on January1, May1 and December 25.


The ticket gives you access to the whole monument.

Ticket office

For individuals


Individual rate

9,50 €

Special rate (partnerships)

7,50 €
  • With the SNCF Intercités ticket to Paris
  • Navigo Culture pass, on presentation of a valid Navigo pass

Free of charge

  • Under 18 years old
  • 18-25 years old (citizens of European Union countries and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and his/her companion
  • Job seekers (upon presentation of a certificate of less than 6 months)
  • Education pass (valid)
  • The first Sunday of the month from November to March

Free tickets can be obtained at the ticket office upon presentation of proof of identity.



Visitors eligible for free admission

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For groups


Group rate

7,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of people

School group rate

40 €


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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • culture check
  • vacation voucher (ANCV)
  • Lire check (only in store)

Access and transport

Castle of Vincennes

Avenue de Paris
94300 Vincennes

From 2 October and for an indefinite period, access will be via the Cour des Maréchaux (Tour des salves).
The gates near the Parc Floral are closed.

By car

Visitors are not allowed to park their vehicles inside the castle.

By metro and RER

Line 1: Château de Vincennes station
RER A: Vincennes station

By bus

Bus 46, 56, 86

Services and conditions of visit

  • Wearing a mask is strongly recommended.
  • Hydroalcoholic gel will be available at the monument reception desk before your visit.
  • Bookstore and store.
  • Toilets (accessible only with the monument ticket).
  • Dogs are not allowed in the monument, except for guide and assistance dogs.
  • Strollers are not allowed inside the monuments (they can be left outside).
  • No eating, drinking or smoking inside the monuments.

In a handicap situation

Discover the services and conditions for people with disabilities.

Consult the dedicated page

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