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Paris: Conciergerie Skip-the-Line Ticket with Histopad

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Discover the Conciergerie, a medieval royal palace that became Marie Antoinette’s prison and a revolutionary tribunal. Enjoy skip-the-line access and choose the option including a histopad, to explore this site with an augmented reality tool.
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Valid 365 days
Starting times 10:35 AM, 2:00 PM
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Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian
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Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the majestic Conciergerie, a revolutionary prison
  • See the cells of criminals and the tombs of the heroes of the French Revolution
  • Go back in time and discover the site with a histopad (if option selected)
  • Enjoy the Marie-Antoinette special exhibition from October 6th to January 26th
Full description
Get a glimpse into the turbulent history of the French Republic, with priority access to the Conciergerie. Originally built as a royal palace in the 14th century, the building became a prison when the royal family moved residence. During the French Revolution the prison was known as "the antechamber to the guillotine."
 
Explore the cells of criminals and the tombs of heroes of the French Revolution. Discover the chapel that was once the prison cell where Marie Antoinette was held. See the largest remaining medieval hall in Europe, the Salle des Gens d’Armes.

Choose to be accompanied by an histopad, and go back in time using this augmented reality tool. Explore the medieval rooms, as well as the spaces that have now disappeared.

From October 6, 2019 to January 26, 2020, discover the multiple imageries of Marie-Antoinette in the special exhibition, "Marie-Antoinette, Metamorphoses of an Image." The exhibition illustrates the many representations of Marie-Antoinette through almost 200 works, artifacts, historic and contemporary archives, never-before-seen interviews, film extracts, and fashion accessories, and shines a light on this worldwide phenomenon of media overkill through both a historic approach and a critical and comparative examination of forms.
Includes
  • Priority entrance
  • Self-guided visit
  • HistoPad 3D-reproduction of Marie-Antoinette’s cell, available in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, and Chinese (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to Sainte-Chapelle
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The Conciergerie, 2 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The Conciergerie is open daily from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
• The Conciergerie is closed 1 May and 25 December
• Entrance is free (except histopad) for under 18s and visitors who are under 26 with EU ID, subject to reserving a timeslot on the Conciergerie website
• Entrance is free of charge on European Heritage Days, the third weekend in September, and the first Sunday in January, February, March, November, and December

From US$ 11.23 per person

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