Parisian cultural institution at the crossroads of the arts, technologies, research and social issues, la Gaîté Lyrique is a place of initiation, experimentation and sharing that accompanies popular digital cultures and clears their emerging artistic practices.


La Gaîté Lyrique is closed from Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 7pm to Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 12pm.


Tuesday - Saturday: 2pm — 9pm
Sunday : 2pm — 7pm



Tuesday - Friday: 2pm — 7pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12am — 7pm

Ressource Center

Ressource Center

Holding - Video Games - Applab
Tuesday - Friday: 2pm — 7pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12am — 7pm



Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 12am — 7pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 2pm — 7pm
Except school holidays:
Tuesday - Sunday:: 12am — 7pm

Plateau's Bar

Plateau's Bar

Tuesday - Saturday: 12am — 9pm
Sunday : 12am — 7pm

Historical Foyer's Bar

Historical Foyer's Bar

Only open on weekends during brunches and during concerts in the Main Hall.

Le Trois Bis

Le Trois Bis

Tuesday - Friday: 12am — 2pm (breakfast)
Saturday and sunday: 12am — 4pm (brunch)



Réaumur-Sébastopol: lines 3 / 4
Arts et Métiers: lines 3 / 11
Strasbourg Saint-Denis: lines 4 / 8 / 9


Châtelet les Halles (A,B,D)
(10 minutes walking distance)


Métro stop Réaumur and Arts & Métiers:
bus lines 20 / 38 / 47
Night buses: N12 / N14, N23


Station n° 3012 (opposite 8 rue Salomon de Caus)
Station n° 2003 (189 rue Saint-Denis)


Vinci "Saint-Martin" parking lot on the angle of the Réaumur and Saint-Martin streets

Gaîté card

  • Visit every exhibition for free with no limits.
  • Gift reduced rates to those accompanying you.
  • Enjoy special rates for every screening, show and encounter.

+ visits with curators, encounters with the artists, reduced rates at the gift shop, 1€ drinks (except liquor) at the bar during concerts, special offers with cultural partners...


La Gaîté Lyrique pays particular attention to welcoming people with disabilities.
All the spaces are accessible to people with disabilities for individual and group visits alike.

Guiding is enabled by a visual, sound and haptic public access terminal located at the entrance of la Gaîté Lyrique.

Disabled parking lots:

  • 259, rue Saint-Martin - 75003 Paris
  • 8, rue Salomon de Caus - 75003 Paris

Our partner: Association Cémaforre


To ensure the safety of visitors, la Gaîté Lyrique applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public institutions.

It is recommended not to come to Gaîté Lyrique with suitcases and effects. In all cases, only baggage not exceeding maximum size A3 (42 cm x 29.7 cm) is allowed. The Gaîté Lyrique thanks in advance its visitors to show understanding about the slowdown induced by security checks at the entrance.