Musée Picasso

The Musée Picasso is home to more than 5,000 of Picasso’s works of art - paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints - and thousands of archive pieces.

Paris’ Musée Picasso is an art gallery located in the Hôtel Salé dedicated to the work of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, as well as his personal collections.

The Museum’s collection, put together by the artist’s family after his demise, is massive, including thousands of pieces between paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, engravings, correspondence, and manuscripts.

Exposition in Musée Picasso in Paris
Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

The Museum gets pretty busy, especially during the afternoons on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, so we always recommend getting your tickets in advance. You can [get your entries to the Picasso Museum here]( , that way, you don’t risk long queues. If you prefer having an expert guide to show you around, you can [book a private tour of the museum here]( .

The Musée Picasso mostly displays the paintings, drawings, sculptures, and prints in chronological order. However, you will also find pieces grouped together by theme. Other areas of the museum also provide context to the artist’s works through the inclusion of temporary exhibitions, prints, archive documents, and even works by cartoonists mocking Picasso’s work.

Aside from Picasso’s material, the museum also houses various works from his personal collections. You’ll find artists such as Matisse, Miró, Cezanne, Degas, Rousseau, and Derain.


Rue de Thorigny 5, 3rd arrondissement.

Tickets and price

Since the Picasso Museum is so popular, it is advisable to get your ticket in advance. [To skip the queue and reserve your ticket now click here]( . If instead, you’d like a [private tour with an expert guide, you can book your entries here]( .

Adult Adult + audioguide Under 18 or EEA residents under 26
€14.00 €19.00 free

The Musée Picasso is also included in the Paris Museum Pass, so if you plan on visiting a few more attractions during your stay in Paris, we highly recommend getting it - [you can get yours online here]( . The Museum Pass gives you free access to all the most important sights in the city


Mondays,1.01, 01.05, 25.12
Days Opening time Last admission Closure
Tue-Fri 10:30 am 5:15 pm 6:00 pm
Sat-Sun 9:30 am 5:15 pm 6:00 pm
Mondays,1.01, 01.05, 25.12 Closed


Method Métro Bus RER
Lines 1, 8 29, 96, 75, 69, 76, 96, 67, 72 A, B, D
Stops Arrêt Saint-Paul, Arrêt Saint-Sébastien Froissart - Chatelet Les Halles

Nearby sights

Musée Cognacq-Jay - 180 m (590 feet) south, 2-minute walk.

Musée Carnavalet - 350 m (0.2 miles) south, 5-minute walk.

Place des Vosges - 600 m (almost 0.4 miles) south, 8-minute walk.

Maison de Victor Hugo - 700 m (a little over 0.4 miles) south, 9-minute walk.

Centre Pompidou - 1 km (0.6 miles) west, 13-minute walk.

Île Saint-Louis - 1.1 km (almost 0.7 miles) south, 14-minute walk.

Author: 1 Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

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