Visit Us

Warning: some of the John Coplans – La vie des formes exhibition’s images may offend the sensibilities of young visitors.

Following government announcements, and from 21 July 2021, access to the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson for all persons over 12 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 72 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 remain exempt from the health pass.
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:



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 12. For more information, see the page "Visit us".