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Buying your Eiffel Tower tickets

The ticket office at the foot of the Eiffel Tower is open every day, but why not save time by buying your tickets on line ?
Simply follow the instructions step by step, and consult the online help service for additional information if needed !

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For visits between January 4th and February 5th, 2016 included, no online sale in advance of top floor tickets.

An extra ticket for the top floor may be purchased on the 2nd floor, depending on weather conditions.

In addition, access to the top floor will be closed from January 4th to January 22th 2016 included due to work.

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Buying your tickets on line...

The electronic ticket – which you can print out at home or save on your mobile ‘phone – means that on the date and the time you’ve chosen, you can go straight to the queues for people with tickets. You buy it in advance, on the day before your visit at the latest.

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You are :

Members of the public

Business customers and school groups

School groups, tour operators, company works committees (CE), associations…

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Eiffel Tower ticketing websiteA few words of advice before you buy

  1. Select
    your visit: elevator to the 2nd floor (access to the 1st and 2nd floors) or to the top for 3rd floor access. Stair entrance tickets are not sold online.
    the date and the number of persons (the entrance rates will be displayed at this point).

  2. Choose time of visit (subject to availability)
    The times are shown in green. If all the times are taken, the following message will be displayed: "no tickets available for the date requested". Choose another day (or purchase your ticket for immediate entry at the monument ticket counters).

  3. Please complete your contact information.

  4. Pay with a credit card
    Check your basket before validating (if the indicated purchase information of the item in your shopping basket is not correct, click on “back to home” and delete the item before beginning a new purchase).
    No modification of date, number of visitors, etc… nor reimbursement is possible after validating*.

  5. Print out your e-ticket or transfer it to your cell phone. If lost or damaged, it is possible to print it out again. Once you have presented your e-ticket and entered the monument, it will automatically be invalidated online.


If you’ve bought your tickets on line...

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Important :

Please make sure that you turn up at the time you booked. If you’re more than 30 minutes late, you may not be allowed in.

To enter the Eiffel Tower, you must show a valid e-ticket (no entry with only a reservation number) :

  • either the print out on a letter-size sheet of paper that clearly identifies your first and last name and the information concerning the visit purchased, especially the bar codes and numbers.
  • or your cell phone with the bar codes displayed on the screen. Make sure that your phone is compatible with bar code systems.
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* Pursuant to article L.121.20.4 of the Consumer Code, electronic tickets are not subject to retraction. All e-ticket sales are final and no retraction claim by visitors will be honored.

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