Practical Gaîté

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.


Tuesday - Friday: 2pm — 10pm
Saturday: 12pm — 10pm
Sunday: 12pm — 6pm



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.