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Conciergerie

2 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 53 40 60 96
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The present monument forms only a part of the former palace of the Capetian dynasty. Charles V ceased using the palace in the 14th century and decided to house his law courts here. The Concierge, or keeper, was appointed by the king and was responsible for policing within the palace walls. At the end of the 18th century, many prisoners detained by the Revolutionary Tribunal were held in the Conciergerie, including Marie-Antoinette. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO.Open:> 2nd January to 31st December: from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th DecemberAdmission fees: Adults : 8,5€; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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2 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 11 August 2012

Is a museum of where prisoners during the reign of terror were held before execution, many of the cells have been reconstructed so you can see what it was like when it was in operation, inc Marie Antoinetts cell. There is also a lot of...More

Thank Clem T
Reviewed 28 July 2012

This place has had such a big role to play in history - and is well worth a visit. We had a combo ticket for here and Saint Chappelle, so came after visiting there first. We loved both of them - both such fabulous examples...More

Thank monkelpunkel
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We were drawn to the Conciergerie as it was the place Mary Antoinette was kept before she was beheaded. It is intriguing to see where she was held (there is a creepy mannequin), as well as other citizens and other famous pictures. It is right...More

Thank BellasMom_11
Reviewed 20 July 2012

I had no idea about this place or what it was before getting my museum pass, honestly I did not even know what to expect. When I read a bit about it though, we decided to go and I am glad I did, it is...More

1  Thank leethecuz
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We passed this on the purist bus and decided to explore it the next day given what was said about it on the bus commentary. While there are extensive renovations going on it did provide an understanding of palace life. The entry is into the...More

1  Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 13 July 2012

No queue & right next door to Saint-Chapelle so we popped in for a look. (free on our Paris Pass). Glad we went....happily would have paid if not on our pass. This used to be a prison & Marie Antoinette (amongst many others) was housed...More

Thank Sandytravels_10
Reviewed 9 July 2012

if raining, go inside, if hot go inside, interesting place, learn some history.educational for the kids..

Thank MrWiz1
Reviewed 6 July 2012

This is essentially a jail which figured large in the French Revolution as the place where prospective victims of the guillatine spent their last days. While not an essential Paris museum, it is of interest to history fans.

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 17 June 2012

As an American I did not have the knowledge necessary to understand this museum. To resaerch before going will make your visit worthwhile. It is worth your time.

1  Thank Warner L
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I was pretty disappointed with this museum considering the price charged. If you consider that it cost 10 Euros to get into the Louvre and 8.50 Euros to get into this museum, they need to re-think the admission fee. We frankly felt ripped off. Upon...More

2  Thank kjjesq
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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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ChrisP19
Is luggage allowed inside, or alternatively is there a place to leave it there?
31 May 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answers. Security is on high alert, and the less you need to carry around , the better. Plus, the Conciergerie is adjacent to the courthouse (be careful which lineup you get into) so that they are... More
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danielholl
Hi, I'm visiting Paris soon (Mid August) and I was just wandering how long this building took you to tour and get around. I am very interested in history and would love to see this on my next tour of Paris. But, of course, there are other things I would like to see and do, and I just need to know whether it would fit into the schedule I already have. Thank you!
11 July 2016|
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Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I've only just seen your question so this is probably too late. The trip took us about an hour and a half. A lot of people also do the Sainte Chapelle, which together make for a very interesting few hours.
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