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Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
79 rue des Archives
75003 Paris

The Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson does not have a dedicated area for bicycles. Several facilities are available in the rue des Archives.

+33 (0)1 40 61 50 50

Opening hours
The Fondation is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11 a.m to 7 p.m.
Last entry: 6:20 p.m.

The Fondation is closed on Mondays.
Exceptional closure: January 1st, May 1st, December 25th. The Fondations is also exceptionally closed during the installation of its upcoming shows : from May 20th to June 1st and from September 16 to October 6, 2024.

Full rate: €10
Concessions: €6 (proof required)

  • Seniors (65 and over)
  • Job seekers
  • 25 and under
  • Maison des Artistes


Free admission (proof required)

  • Recipients of welfare benefits
  • Visitors with disabilities
  • Accompanying care partners of visitors with disabilities
  • 18 and under
  • ICOM
  • Friend of the Fondation HCB Card
  • Journalist – Professional press card


Special 18-25 offer: one 18-25 ticket purchased on site = one free 18-25 ticket for the same day, on the last Wednesday of each month (with valid ID for both visitors).

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:
HCB Award:
General information:

The exhibitions at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
According to its founders’ will, the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson preserves the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck but does not devote space to a permanent exhibition of their photographs. Located in the Marais, the place also welcomes the work of other photographers.

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