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An exceptional building

At the heart of the Latin Quarter of Paris, you will discover a Cistercian landmark of the thirteenth century.
Seven and a half centuries after its foundation, and after 10 years of restoration, the Collège des Bernardins returns to its original mission: to bring back faith to the heart of the life of the city.


Collège des Bernardins
20 rue de Poissy
75005 Paris

Opening hours

The reception desk is at your service for any further information and for your registration at  a training program.

  • Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 10.00 to 18.00)
  • Sundays and public holidays from 2pm to 6pm (or 14.00 to 18.00)


Free access to the nave and the old sacristy (except during installation and dismantling of exceptional events).
For entrance fees regarding events and training, please refer to the specific webpage.


Collège des Bernardins is equipped for people with reduced mobility.


In the nave of the Collège des Bernardins a bookstore provides books, music, DVDs, souvenirs ... also pencils, notepads, and other memorabilia branded Collège des Bernardins.
The bookstore is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

The Table des Bernardins

In the nave of the Collège des Bernardins, you will find a space for soft drinks and light meals at any time of the day.
The Table des Bernardins welcomes you:

  • Monday, Friday, Saturday from 10am to 6pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 8pm

Contact us

You can reach us from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and on Sundays and public holidays from 2pm to 6pm.

How to book an event

You can book online for any events on our "Events and culture" web page (in French only).

You can also buy tickets at the reception desk of the Collège des Bernardins.