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Visitors with disabilities

Admission to the permanent collections as well as temporary exhibitions is free for visitors with disabilities and their care partner upon presentation of an official document. Do not hesitate to address a staff member shall you need assistance or wish to ask a question. Cultural activities are organised for individuals on a fixed schedule: download the programme (in French) For groups, activities are organised on demand and upon prior booking: download the 2018-2019 programme (in French) To plan your visit or for any further information regarding the activities, please contact Nathalie Flom by phone: +33(0)1 84 82 11 50 or by email:


The museum is not wheelchair accessible.


The museum staff has been trained to welcome blind or partially sighted visitors.

Self-guided tours
For individuals wishing to do a self-guided tour, Braille and large print labels describing the collection's main artworks are available in the museum rooms. Staff members can indicate their location.

Guided tours
There are regular tours with audio descriptions and an opportunity for handling objects. Visit the Calendar section to get to know the next dates.



Deaf or hard of hearing visitors can be welcomed by staff members using French Sign Language (LSF).
An induction loop will soon be available at the front desk.

Self-guided tours
For individuals wishing to do a self-guided tour, the museum's visioguide is available in French Sign Language or with an induction loop. Price: 5€
All exhibition videos include French subtitles.

Guided tours
There are regular speech reading tours and tours in French Sign Language conducted by a deaf guide speaker. Visit the Calendar section to get to know the next dates.



The museum regularly welcomes visitors with learning disabilities on self-guided tours or as part of cultural activities.

Several guide speakers have been trained to welcome them.

A museum booklet "easy to read" will be published soon to support visitors with learning impairment on a self-guided tour. It will be available at the museum desk and for download here.

Access, opening times, facilities

Cognacq-Jay Museum
8, rue Elzevir
75 003 Paris

Phone: +33 (0)1 40 27 07 21
Subway: Saint-Paul (L1), Chemin-Vert (L8), Rambuteau (L11)
Bus: 29, 69, 76, 96

Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm
Closed on Mondays and certain public holidays

Exposition - La Fabrique du luxe
Les marchands merciers parisiens au XVIIIe siècle
Du 29 septembre 2018 au 27 janvier 2019