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: The last ticket is issued at the ticket office 45 minutes before the monument closes. Access to the Sainte-Chapelle and the dungeon is possible until 4.30pm (5.30pm in high season). The public is evacuated from 4.45pm (5.45pm in high season).

Monument closure

Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

High risk of closure on Thursday 20 June 2024. 

Temporary closure of the Sainte-Chapelle : The Sainte-Chapelle is temporarily closed every day during the lunch break between 1pm and 2pm.
 

Rates

Rates applicable from 1 January 2024.

The ticket gives you access to the whole monument.

Ticket office

For individuals

 Revelacio tablet included

 

Individual rate

13 €

Special rate (partnerships)

11,50 €
  • With the SNCF Intercités ticket to Paris
  • Navigo Culture pass, on presentation of a valid Navigo pass
 

Free of charge

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

 
  • Under 18 years old (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • 18-25 years old (citizens of European Union countries and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and his/her companion (disability card only)
  • 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
 

 

Visitors eligible for free admission

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For groups

 

Group rate

11,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of people
 

School group rate

40 €

   In view of safety requirements and visitor management issues, particularly during the high season (21 May - 22 September), group visits are not permitted on Sundays during this period in all areas of the dungeon and the Sainte-Chapelle.

 

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Mediation tool: Revelacio
 

Visit the château at your own pace, equipped with a tablet and headphones. An immersive audio tour lasting an hour and a half will take you back to the different periods in the castle's construction.
 As a family, explore the castle with your children and help Ada, Finn and Cléo repair the time clock. Can you rise to the challenge and solve the riddles?
 

Practical details
 

The Revelacio tablet is included in the admission ticket

A valid identity document (identity card, passport, driving licence, health insurance card, etc.) must be left with you for the duration of the visit.

Visitors can be equipped no later than 45 minutes before the château closes.


Available in 3 languages (French, English, Spanish).
Adult tour / Family tour (with children aged between 4 and 15) / Tour for people with reduced mobility.

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

The only entrance to the château is via the Tour du Village, on the Avenue de Paris.

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

  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Souvenir shop.
  • 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).
  • Luggage dimensions allowed: 40x20x50 cm. 
  • 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

Vigipirate plan

 

To ensure the safety of visitors, the monument applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. To find out more

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