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.

Image en une : © Quentin Chevrier

  • © Quentin Chevrier

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. Pets are not allowed except for those with a physical or psychological disability. Food is not allowed in the exhibition rooms.

Admission fees

Admission fee

Full price: €13
Over 65 years: €10
Reduced price*: €8


Full price: €14
Over 65 years: €11
Reduced price*: €9

Book tickets

*Reduced price: those under age 25, students, job seekers, members of the Maison des Artistes, AGESSA members, subscribers to partner venues, disabled visitors (for guided tours), members of UPP (Union des Photographes Professionnels).

Free admission: those under age 8, disabled visitors and their accompanying person, visitors with press cards, ICOM members.


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.