Admission charges

Full price: €9

Concessions*: €4
- Visitors from 18 to 25 years old, teachers, Carte Cézam and Tourisme et Loisirs 44 cardholders, holders of CE (works council) cards and partner cards, holders of “famille nombreuse” large family cards, holders of Louvre Museum friends card.
- All visitors 1 hour before closing.
- On Sundays, September to June, for 1 or 2 adults accompanying a child up to 18 yeard old.

Free admission*
Visitors aged under 18 - jobseekers (registered at the Maison de l'emploi job centre) - visitors on RSA income support (with proof of entitlement from the CAF) - recipients of the ASPA solidarity grant for the elderly - visitors with disabilities and one carer - holders of the Musée d’arts de Nantes PASS, Inter-musées PASS, holders of the "Carte Blanche" - Ministry of Culture staff - Musées de France scientific staff - journalists - holders of passports for tourism professionals issued by the Loire-Atlantique UDOTSI (Departmental Union of Tourist Offices) - ICOM (International Council of Museums) cardholders - representatives from France or abroad working in the political, cultural or scientific fields for special projects on behalf of third sector organisations with a letter of invitation from an elected representative for culture.

Free admission for all visitors
- On the first Sunday of every month from September to June.
- On Thursday late-night opening from 7pm to 9pm.
- National heritage ("Journées européennes du patrimoine") open days.
- On "La Nuit des musées" museum night.
- On "Voyage à Nantes" (VAN) night.

*Please provide proof dated less than 3 months before.


All entrance tickets are valid for a whole day. Visitors can leave the museum and return to continue their visit.

One ticket is valid to access both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.
In oder to prepare your visit, you can buy your tickets in advance at the museum ticket office or at the online ticketing service.


Pass card

Unlimited access to all the Nantes Métropole museums for 1 year: Musée d’arts de Nantes, Natural History Museum, Jules Verne Museum, Chronographe, Castle of the Dukes of Brittany.

Pass holders have direct access to exhibition spaces and do not have to queue at the ticket office, showing their Pass and a provide proof of identity to the control access.


Guided tour

Full price: €12

Concessions*: €8
For visitors qualifying for reduced rate admission.

Concessions 2*: €4
Visitors qualifying for free admission

Concessions 3*:€2.50
Young people aged 7 to 17, holders of the "Carte Blanche" card, Nantes Tourist Office Pass, Musée d’arts de Nantes Pass and the Inter-musées Pass.

*Please provide proof dated less than 3 months before.

Entrance for both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.

Groups: practical information and admission fee to visit as a group


Events and workshops for children (under 18)

Full price: €6

Concessions*: €4
Child from the Nantes Métropole area (under 18).

Concessions 2*: €2.50
Child with a Carte Blanche.

*Please provide proof dated less than 3 months before.

Your ticket is non-refundable and cannot be modified.


Payment methods accepted at the ticket office: cash, cheques, debit and credit cards, “chèque culture” vouchers, "chèque vacances" vouchers.

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Reservations for workshops, guided tours and concerts, as well as tickets, are available at our online ticketing service.

In order to reduce your waiting time on site, we advise you to come from 11am to 2pm or after 4.30pm.
Reservations are not possible by phone.

Thank you for your understanding.


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