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Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
79 rue des Archives
75003 Paris

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

+33 (0)1 40 61 50 50

Opening hours
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

Until November 7, 2022 included, the Fondation HCB is closed to the public due to expansion works. More information.

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

  • Seniors (65 and over)
  • Job seekers
  • Accompanying care partners of visitors with disabilities
  • 25 and under
  • 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


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:

The exhibitions at the Fondation HCB
According to its founders’ will, the Fondation HCB 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.

The Fondation HCB is closed to the public until November 7, included. Reopening on November 8 with the inauguration of a new exhibition space.