Château de Compiègne / M. Poirier

Practical informations

Château opening times

Open daily except Tuesday, 10am to 6pm

Last admission : 5.15pm

Closed 1 January, 1 May, 25 December and some national holidays


Royal and Imperial apartments

Free tour 15 March – 1 November : 10am to 6pm

2 November – 14 March : 10am to 4pm


Museum of the Second Empire

Free tour on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

15 March – 1 November :10am to noon

2 November – 14 March : 10am to midday and 4.15pm to 6pm


Empress Museum Opening

date and time soon


National Car Museum

Free tour

15 March – 1 November  : Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday :2pm to 6pm

2 November - 14 March Monday and Friday, 4.15pm to 6pm and Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 pm to 6pm



1 November – 28 February : 8am to 5pm

1 March – 15 April and 16 September – 31 October: 8am to 6pm

16 April – 15 September: 8am to 7pm

Last admission 15min before closing




Château de Compiègne
Place du Général de Gaulle
60200 - Compiègne

GPS : 49°25’06, 34’’N002°49’48, 23’’E








Following the terror attacks in Paris on friday, november 13, 2015 and to ensure the safety of our visitors, the château de Compiègne is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.

The museum is fully opened.

It is strongly recommanded not to bring suitcases and luggages to the museum. They are not accepted.

Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrance.