Visit Us

The exhibition Eugène Atget – Voir Paris is presented until September 19.
Summer closure from August 9 to August 27.

The Fondation’s bookshop and online bookshop will be closed from August 9 to 27 included.


Following government announcements, and from 21 July 2021, access to the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson for all persons over 18 years of age will be on presentation of a valid European health pass:

  • a vaccination certificate (complete vaccination schedule)
  • a certificate of negative RT-PCR or antigenic test less than 48 hours old;
  • or a certificate of recovery of the Covid-19: positive RT-PCR or antigenic test dated at least 11 days and less than 6 months.

The health pass can be presented in the form of a QR Code in paper format or digitally on the TousAntiCovid Carnet application. This check does not allow your health information to be read or stored.

Children under 12 and 12-17 years old remain exempt from the health pass until 30 August 2021.
For more information, visit the government website.

Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
79 rue des Archives
75003 Paris

01 40 61 50 50

The Fondation HCB does not have a dedicated area for bicycles. Several facilities are available on rue des Archives.

The Fondation is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 7pm
Last entry: 6:20pm

The Fondation is closed on Mondays.
Exceptional closure: January 1st, May 1st, December 25th

The Fondation closes at 4pm on December 24th and 31st (last entry: 3:20pm).

Full rate: €9
Concessions: €5 (proof required)

  • Seniors (65 and over)
  • Job seekers
  • Accompanying care partners of visitors with disabilities
  • Students under 26
  • Maison des Artistes


Free admission (proof required)

  • Recipients of welfare benefits
  • Visitors with disabilities
  • 18 and under
  • ICOM
  • Friend of the Fondation HCB Card
  • Journalist – Professional press card
  • Pass Jeunes


Open access to the bookshop.

The Fondation HCB guarantees convenience and accessibility to all of its exhibition spaces for visitors with disabilities.

Contact details
Visits and education:
Bookshop and Front Desk:
General information:



Summer closure from August 9 to 27

From 21 July 2021, access to the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson will require the presentation of a European health pass, in digital or paper format, for all persons over 18. For more information, see the page "Visit us".