Emplacement de la Bpi

Visiting the Bpi

The Bpi is in the Centre Pompidou.
Entrance is via rue Beaubourg for the library and via place Georges-Pompidou for access to meetings and the Cinémathèque (take the yellow line)

We would like to remind you that waiting time can be long at the entrance of the Bpi on Saturday and Sunday. Remember to consult the Affluences application to find out the estimated waiting time.


  • Rambuteau
  • Hôtel de Ville
  • Châtelet


  • Châtelet/Les Halles


  • Centre Pompidou stop (29, 38, 47, 75)
  • Châtelet stop (21, 58, 69, 70, 72, 74, 76, 81, 85, 96)
  • Hôtel de Ville stop (69, 70, 72, 74, 76, 96)

Velib bike stations:

  • n°4019 : 4 rue du Cloître Saint Merri
  • n°4020 : opposite to 27 rue Quincampoix
  • n°4021 : 49 rue Rambuteau

Car park
Entrances :

  • Rue Beaubourg
  • Underground of Les Halles

Priority access for visitors aged over 65, pregnant women and disabled visitors

On showing proof to the security agents, visitors aged over 65, pregnant women, and disabled visitors have priority access (while places are available).

 Visitors aged over 65 and pregnant women : entrance via the “priority access” queue of the Centre Pompidou (moved to rue Beaubourg during the works)

Proof to present:
• ID showing date of birth for persons aged over 65
• certificate of pregnancy for pregnant women

• Disabled visitors: see the different entrances and the different proof documents requested