Prepare your visit 

The ossuary and underground circuit fascinate visitors. But visiting the paris catacombs also gives you an opportunity to learn more about the geology of paris and its history. It’s the perfect place to visit as a family, starting at age ten.

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Visit the Catacombes of Paris before your visit

Amusing virtual visit to the Muséosphère

C'est ici l'empire de la mort !

Reserve your visit

Guided tours programmed for individuals on thursdays at one p.m.

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Open visits for individuals

Reservation through the online ticket window for individuals

Visit recommendations

You enter the catacombs at place denfert-rochereau and exit them on avenue rené-coty using spiral staircases that have a total of 243 steps. Corridors may be narrow, slippery, humid and dark. The visit takes about an hour and a half and is in one direction only; you will not be able to turn back. 
The paris catacombs are a unique and fragile site. 

There is no coat room. 

There are restrooms at the exit of the circuit.

Strollers are not allowed in the Paris Catacombs.