Practical information

In the heart of the Marais, located between rue du Plâtre and rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Lafayette Anticipations welcomes you every day except Tuesdays.

Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Fondation is exceptionally closed on Friday 26 July.

The Fondation is accessible by public transport for the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and is not affected by the travel restrictions in the "red" zones.

Opening hours and admission

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 7pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 11am - 7pm

Thursday 11am - 9pm

Friday 11am - 7pm

Saturday 11am - 7pm

Sunday 11am - 7pm


Exhibitions, individual visits, workshops: free of charge

Family activities: free of charge

Concerts: €10

Visits for groups, schools: special rates


Lafayette Anticipations – Fondation Galeries Lafayette
9, rue du Plâtre F-75004 Paris


Rambuteau: line 11
Hôtel de Ville: lines 1, 11
Châtelet - Les Halles: lines 4,7, 11, 14, A, B, D


Archives - Rambuteau: lines 29, 75
Centre Georges Pompidou: lines 38, 47, 75
Hôtel de Ville: lines 67, 69, 76, 96


N° 4103: Archives - Rivoli
N° 4014: Blancs-Manteaux - Archives


31 rue Beaubourg
41-47 rue Rambuteau
4 place Baudoyer

Visiting conditions

The Fondation is free and open to all.

The mediation team welcomes you, guides you through our building, and accompanies you in your discovery of the works.

To find out about all the conditions for visiting and welcoming visitors, please consult the rules of visit.

Lockers and personal items

We offer visitors to the Fondation the opportunity to deposit their personal belongings free of charge in individual lockers located on the ground floor.

Access to the Fondation with bags, suitcases or bulky objects is prohibited.

Maximum size of luggage accepted :
width 28.5 cm / height 68 cm / depth 49 cm

Please note: Items deposited must be collected the same day. The depositor is responsible for the deposit of valuable objects.


All of the Fondation's spaces are fully accessible to visitors with reduced mobility. Priority entrance for groups and the public with reduced mobility is via 9 rue du Plâtre, Paris 4. All exhibition spaces are served by a lift.

Learn more about access.