Museum

Palais de la découverte

Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt - 75008 Paris

Champs-Élysées - 8e Arrondissement

Ticket valid the day of your choice before 01/09/2020

  1. Number of meeting rooms 7

Description

The Palais de la découverte is an elegant place used for prestige receptions. A kind and friendly team deploys its talents to guide guests through the exhibitions or show them amazing demonstrations
Thus the visitor is both struck by the sophistication of the palace and touched by the playful spirit of scientific discoveries.

Architectural style

  • Monumental

Collections

  • Astronomie
  • Chimie
  • Géologie
  • Sciences

Epoque des collections

  • Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Réalisme (XIXe)
  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Symbolisme (XIXe)
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Room Layouts

Room capacity
Room capacity
Surface area
Surface area
Theater
Theater
Meeting room
Meeting room
In U shape
In U shape
In classroom
In classroom
Cocktail
Cocktail
Banquet
Banquet
Cabaret / Show
Cabaret / Show
Le Planétarium 0m2
Surface area
0m2
Theater
200
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
0
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
La Rotonde 455m2
Surface area
455m2
Theater
300
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
300
Banquet
300
Cabaret / Show
0
Salle de Conférence 180m2
Surface area
180m2
Theater
181
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
0
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
L’Amphithéâtre d’Electrostatique 118m2
Surface area
118m2
Theater
120
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
0
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Le Pourtour de Rotonde 200m2
Surface area
200m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
100
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Salle 13 90m2
Surface area
90m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
80
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Salle des Planètes 0m2
Surface area
0m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
50
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Coach park
  • Restaurant

Educational activities

Tel. : +33 (0) 1 56 43 20 25. For information, www.palais-decouverte.fr/enseignants

Restaurant

Café du Palais: Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30am to 5pm ; Sundays and public holidays: 10am to 6pm

Coach park

Drop off point at Avenue Franklin Roosevelt. Parking available at Cours la Reine.

Business area

Number of meeting rooms:7

Number of private rooms:7

Voir la carte

Palais de la découverte

Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt
75008 Paris
www.palais-decouverte.fr

  • Subway - Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau
  • RER - Invalides
  • Bus - 28, 42, 52, 63, 72, 73, 80, 93

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

Physical disability:

-For wheelchair users, the entrance is a small slope through gate B (3 rue du Général Eisenhower)
-Notify staff of your visit by calling +33 (0)1 40 74 60 70. Let them know when you arrive, and a receptionist will accompany you to the main hall.
-The entire palace is wheelchair accessible except for the mathematics balcony
-Wheelchair accessible parking spaces available near gate B (3 rue du Général Eisenhower).
-The museum lift can only be used with the help of a receptionist.
-Adapted bathroom facilities on the Rotunda (close to the cafeteria), transfer bar on the left, 70 cm usable space, toilet paper located on the back wall at the same height as the usage space.

Visual Impairment:

-Special attention paid to accessibility on temporary exhibitions (maneuvering, objects to touch, braille labels)
-The “Earth and Life, a Scientific Investigation” trail includes labels in braille.
-The Earthquakes and Volcanoes section includes a large world map that allows visitors to feel the topography of the world’s continents and underwater plates.
-Visitors can touch different rock types, including volcanic rocks. Several changes to suit the visually impaired, including text in braille to help understand continental drift, volcanic and seismic phenomena.
-Some talks adapted for blind and visually impaired visitors (reservation required).

Hearing impairment:

-Guided tours and talks in French Sign Language (LSF), subtitled displays (programme available on the Palais de la Découverte website)
-Audiovisuals partially subtitled, depending on the exhibit’s development.
-Planetarium equipped with magnetic induction loop for hearing aids.
-Talks and workshops in French Sign Language (LSF) are organized regularly.
-Sign language spoken by museum staff.
-Information available on paper (maps, booklets) for some exhibits.

Mental disability:

-Several rooms and exhibits are specially adapted for people with mental disabilities.
-A counsellor can help you design a visit route adapted to your needs.

Contact us for more information: handicap.palais@universcience.fr / 01 40 74 80 70

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: Champs-Élysées

Museum in the same arrondissement: 8th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum