The Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck
NEWS: From April to the end of June 2022, the Paris Montparnasse Observatory invites you to a visual experience. With "Paris in your eyes", the monument offers, through games of mirrors, to look at the tower but also the capital in a different way. On the 56th floor, the Infinity Room, a structure made up of mirrors, offers a dizzying view in height and depth, while on the terrace you can admire the dazzling play of sunlight on the reflective surfaces. A moment of poetry at 360° between the movement of the clouds and the setting sun.
Perched on the 56th floor, at an altitude of 210 meters, the Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck is the ideal place to get a panoramic view over the whole city. There are two parts to the visit: the 56th floor interior area, and the terrace with panoramic views, where you can see Paris spread out before you, and enjoy its beauty both in the daytime, or when it is lit up at night.
A unique panorama
After barely 38 seconds spent inside the fastest lift in Europe, you reach the summit. In this luminous space entirely surrounded by windows, discover the capital with the help of telescopes, interactive terminals and touch-screen tables for orienting you. 185 archival photos and a film about the architectural symbolism of towers throughout the world will have you delving deeper into the world of skyscrapers. On the same floor, the Café à 360 is on hand for a meal or refreshments.
An uninterrupted view of Paris’ major monuments also awaits you on the large panoramic terrace surrounded by windows. In the foreground, you’ll see the Montparnasse cemetery, and further away, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and further still, the La Défense neighbourhood… For a truly magical treat when the weather is fine, head to the Champagne Bar to soak in the view, a glass in hand.
Access and contact
Metro: Station: Montparnasse-Bienvenüe (lines 4, 6,12,13)
Bus: lines 28, 58, 82, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96
SNCF: Montparnasse station
Days and opening hours
From 01/04 to 30⁄09, daily between 9.30 AM and 11.30 PM.
From 01/10 to 31⁄03, daily between 9.30 AM and 10.30 PM. Fridays and Saturdays + the day before public holidays: open untill 11pm.
Last lift 30 minutes before closure.
- 17 €
- Adult: 17 € Child (4-11 years): 8 € (from 4 to 11 years old included) Student: 12.50 €.
Free entry for children < 4 years.
- Orientation board
- Car park
- Pay car park
- Ticketing in number
Guided tour languages
Documentation languages (home)
Bulletin board languages
Single mean time tour60 mins
Single services tour
- Unguided individual tours available permanently
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