Château de Pierrefonds

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What you'll do

The Château de Pierrefonds is a majestic and beautiful palace that has weathered the whims of kings for hundreds of years and is certain to be a favorite of any Paris visitor.

Entry into Château de Pierrefonds with The Paris Pass®

  • You can visit this attraction with the digital Paris Museum Pass. Please download it before you visit!
  • Pay nothing at the door – simply show your pass.
  • Learn the château's architecture and functions as inside well as intriguing stories as the residence of numerous kings.

Original built by Philippe d' Orléans in the 15th Century and demolished on the order of Louis XIII in the 17th century. 200 years later Napoleon III ordered that Château de Pierrefonds be rebuilt as an imperial residence. This work was undertaken by one of the greatest designers of the day-Viollet-le-Duc, and it is often cited as his greatest work.


The Wonders of Château de Pierrefonds

Château de Pierrefonds, a stunning castle in France, shows off the strong building styles of the past. Its high towers, thick walls, and detailed stone figures tell stories of long ago.

Step Inside Pierrefonds Castle: A Peek at the Past

Visit Pierrefonds Castle and see the past come alive. Every room, from the beautiful chapel to the big main hall, lets you see how the rich and powerful lived in old times.

The Château de Pierrefonds features a permanent exhibition of the masterpieces of 19th-century ornamentation produced by the Monduit workshops. These expert craftsmen restored a wealth of historical monuments, worked extensively for the Great Exhibitions of 1889 and 1900, and helped to create the Statue of Liberty.

Château de Pierrefonds rises majestically out of the Compiègne forest. It is both imposing and spectacularly beautiful, with particularly lovely grounds. Enjoy a relaxing stroll through these tranquil gardens with your Paris Pass.

Know before you go

Please note: this attraction is available as part of the digital Paris Museum Pass, which is included with your Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Please download it before you visit!

For the full list of attractions on the digital Paris Museum Pass, please visit our information page.

For more insformation, please check the attraction website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

January 2 - April 30

Daily 10AM - 5.30PM

May 2 - September 4

Daily 9.30AM - 6PM

September 5 - December 31

Daily 10AM - 5.30PM

The opening and closure times may change. For updated timings, please check the attraction website.

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days of your purchase date.

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