Institut du monde arabe

1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard - 75005 Paris

Quartier Latin - 5e Arrondissement


View of Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Ile de la Cité and the Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation.

Architectural style

  • Contemporain


  • Archéologie
  • Arts décoratifs
  • Boiseries
  • Céramique
  • Objets d'art
  • Photographie
  • Sciences
  • Tapis
  • Techniques
  • Textiles
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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • Arabic

Educational activities

Calligraphy workshops and tours for school children. Booking necessary for activities for schools and groups of children on +33 (0)1 40 51 38 45 or +33 (0)1 40 51 39 54.


The Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) has three dining options. The restaurant, 'Le Zyriab', is open for lunch from Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon to 3pm, for tea from 3pm to 6pm and for dinner from 7.30pm to midnight. The restaurant is on the ninth floor (tel. +33 (0) 1 55 42 55 42). IMA's self-service snack bar, also on the ninth floor, is open from 11am to 3.30pm Tuesday to Sunday. The 'Café Littéraire' on the ground floor is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7.30pm (9pm on Friday). The menus of all three restaurants are available on the IMA website :

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Institut du monde arabe

1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard
75005 Paris

  • Subway - Jussieu
  • RER - Gare d'Austerlitz
  • Bus - 63, 67, 86, 87, 89

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Physical Physical

Access facilities

  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof

Accessibility information

Accessible to disabled people with some assistance. Entirely accessible to those with reduced mobility and recognized as such by the Délégation de Paris de l'Association des Paralysés de France (Parisian delegation of the French Association of Disabled People).

Museum in the same district: Quartier Latin

Museum in the same arrondissement: 5th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum