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Access and opening hours

The mahJ is open from Tuesday to Sunday. It is located at 71 rue du Temple, in the Marais district in the center of Paris. Consult on this page the precise opening hours and means of access.

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Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme
Hôtel de Saint-Aignan
71, rue du Temple
75003 Paris

Phone: (33) 1 53 01 86 60
Administration: (33) 1 53 01 86 53
Fax: (33) 1 42 72 97 47
Email: contact us

Métro : Rambuteau (line 11) exit 2, Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11) exit 7
Buses: 29, 38, 47, 75
RER: Châtelet-Les Halles


Car parks: Pompidou, Beaubourg, Hôtel de Ville, Baudoyer
Parking spaces for people with disabilities at 6 rue des Haudriettes and 2 rue des Haudriettes.

300 meters from the Centre Pompidou



To ensure the safety of our visitors, the museum is strictly applying the security measures decided by the French authorities.
Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrance.

More informations on the website Plan Vigipirate

Current opening hours

The museum is closed every Monday except for schoolgroups on booking (except Monday 25 October 2023). The museum is closed every 1st January, 1st May, for the Jewish New Year (Roch Hashanah) and for the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur).

Last ticket sales and last access 45 minutes before closure.

> Opening hours till Wednesday 19 April 2023

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am-6pm.

Other museum opening hours

> Opening hours from Thursday 20 April to Sunday 9 July 2023 (with late openings)

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 11am-6pm*
Wednesday: 11am-9pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am-7pm.

*Extended opening hours until 10:30pm on Saturday 13 May and until 7pm on Thursday 18 May 2023.

Last ticket sales and last access 45 minutes before closure.


> Opening hours from Thursday 11 July to Wednesday 11 October 2023 (without late openings)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am-6pm.*

*Special closures Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2023, for the Jewish New Year (Roch Hashanah).

Last ticket sales and last access 45 minutes before closure.

Opening hours - Library

Access to library on appointment only. 

Opening hours - Bookshop

Free access on museum’s opening hours

Audio guides

Audio guides for the permanent collection in French, English, German, Spanish, Russian  and Hebrew are available free of charge.


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The museum has the “Tourisme et handicap” accreditation for autonomous visits by people with hearing or learning disabilities.

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The permanent collection is accessible to people with reduced mobility with an accompanier (lift), but access includes obstacles (paved courtyard, sloped entry ramp, manually operated door). Partially sighted or blind people can request to touch certain objects with gloves (enquire at reception).

Please check this page for more information.

Equipment available

The following equipment is available under your responsibility:

  • Folding stools,
  • wheelchair (with identity document left at reception),
  • baby carrier,
  • changing table.

Please ask museum staff.