Located in a historic mansion in the center of Paris, between the Marais and the banks of the River Seine, the MEP welcomes you from Wednesday through Sunday. Whether alone, as a couple, as a family or in a group, come and enjoy a special moment looking at photography in a peaceful, intimate setting.

From June 6, discover the exhibitions Rineke Dijkstra — I See You and Maya Rochat — Poetry of the Earth (Galleries) and Rosa Joly — Auf dem Zahnfleisch in the Studio. You can book your tickets online.

  • Oeuvres : Daido Moriyama - Image : Nicolas Brasseur

Opening hours

Wednesday and Friday 11 am – 8 pm
Thursday 11 am – 10 pm
Weekend 10 am – 8 pm
(Only for MEP members
on Sunday 10 am to 11 am)

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, between exhibitions periods, on January 1, May 1 and December 25.

No access for anyone with a suitcase larger than 49 x 47 x 36. Pets are not allowed except for those with a physical or psychological disability. Food is not allowed in the exhibition rooms.

Admission fees

Ticket prices

General admission : 12 €
Over 65 years : 9 €
Reduced rate* : 7 €

Online ticket prices

General admission : 13 €
Over 65 years : 10 €
Reduced rate* : 8 €

Book tickets

*Reduced rate: those under age 30, students, teachers, job seekers, members of the Maison des Artistes, AGESSA members, subscribers to partner venues, disabled visitors (for guided tours).

Free admission: those under age 8, disabled visitors and their accompanying person, visitors with press cards, ICOM members, members of UPP (Union des Photographes Professionnels)


Annual subscription

MEP annual pass : 40 €
MEP pass for visitors aged 18 to 30 : 25 €
Members and patrons : 120 €

Become a member


By subway

Line 1
Line 7
Line 11

Pont Marie
Hôtel de Ville

By bus

Bus stop Rue de Jouy
Bus stop Rue Vieille-du-Temple – Mairie du 4e
Bus stop Saint-Paul

Bus n° 69 – 79 – 96 – Bb – N11 – N16
Bus n° 96
Bus n° 69 – 76 – 96 – Bb – N11 – N16

By car

Parc Baudoyer | Parc Pont Marie | Parc Lobau car parks.
A parking space is also reserved for physicallly disabled visitors at 2 rue de Jouy



The MEP bookshop brings together the most important reference works on photography and the best new titles, welcoming you to a new space covering nearly 80 square meters, located on the museum’s ground floor.