noon-6pm, weekends 10am-6pm, in the evening on performance days - closed Mon, 1 Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec
The Cité de la Musique, designed by Christian de Portzamparc, with the Philharmonic orchestra of Paris, is part of the Cité de la musique - Philarmonie de Paris complex. It stretches out on either side of the Fontaine aux Lions. To the west is the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse, and to the east are a concert hall and the Music Museum. Between the two lies the Café des concerts.