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Paris: Conciergerie Ticket with Histopad147 Reviews
Discover the Conciergerie, a medieval royal palace that became Marie Antoinette’s prison and a revolutionary tribunal. Enjoy priority access and choose the option including a histopad, to explore this site with an augmented reality tool.
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- Explore the majestic Conciergerie, a revolutionary prison
- See the cells of criminals and the tombs of the heroes of the French Revolution
- Go back in time and discover the site with a histopad (if option selected)
DescriptionGet a glimpse into the turbulent history of the French Republic, with priority access to the Conciergerie. Originally built as a royal palace in the 14th century, the building became a prison when the royal family moved residence. During the French Revolution the prison was known as 'the antechamber to the guillotine.' Explore the cells of criminals and the tombs of heroes of the French Revolution. Discover the chapel that was once the prison cell where Marie Antoinette was held. See the largest remaining medieval hall in Europe, the Salle des Gens d’Armes. Choose to be accompanied by an histopad, and go back in time using this augmented reality tool. Explore the medieval rooms, as well as the spaces that have now disappeared.
IncludesPriority entrance Self-guided visit HistoPad 3D-reproduction of Marie-Antoinette’s cell, available in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, and Chinese
- The Conciergerie is open daily from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
- The Conciergerie is closed May 1 and December 25
- Admission is free for those under 18 and visitors under 26 with EU ID, subject to booking a time slot on the Conciergerie website
- To have access to the monument free of charge, visitors under 18 years of age or EU citizens under 26 must show a photo ID with a picture at the ticketing station first before going to the entrance of the monument
- The Histopad is distributed to visitors until 4:30 PM
- The last entrance is 30-minutes before closing time
- Free entrance: The first Sunday of January, February, March, November and December and during European Heritage Days (3rd weekend of September each year)