Learn about the history of Paris through panoramic screens - great entertainment for all the family

Paris Story is a theater of 140 seats, located near the Opera Garnier and presents a new film about the history of Paris. This film mixes air footage shots by Yann Arthus Bertrand with narration by Jean Réno and shows the secrets and unusual places related to the city's history.

Offering the audience a visual treat, the film allows you to time travel back to the development of the city while learning about its 2000 year history.

From the beginning of its history to the foundation of the contemporary city, you'll discover the many stories about Paris' monuments and hidden gems.

Languages available: English, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and Chinese.

Shows: Mon-Sat from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Screenings occur every hour and last 50 minutes.
Closed every Sunday and on January 1st.

Please note: Paris Story has now moved to a new address. Due to a full schedule on specific days, you may be unable to access the attraction - check the attraction's schedule to avoid disappointment. 


  • Panoramic 12m screen showing exciting films about Paris’ history
  • Videos on Paris and the Seine, the Mysteries of Paris, Monuments of Paris, Wandering Round Paris and Paris by Night
  • Perfect for kids, adults, groups and older visitors

Did you know

  • Pont Neuf (which means New Bridge) is actually the oldest bridge in Paris – and was the first bridge to separate pedestrians and traffic
  • You can explore the Roman ruins in Paris housed in the Crypts underneath Notre Dame
  • The Louvre holds over 35,000 pieces of artwork – and that’s not including sculpture or anything other artefacts!

How to get there

  • Auber (RER A)
  • Chaussée d'Antin La Fayette (line 1 and 9)
  • Opéra (line 3, 7 and 8)
  • Havre - Caumartin (line 3 and 9)

Make the most of your Paris Pass

- The Paris Pass offers holders free entry to this historic and approachable movie with HD images. 
- The opening and times operate may cha33nge. For updated timings, please check the official attraction page.

See the full list of attractions 

Best way to spend your money while rapidly experiencing Parisian hotspots. The Paris pass offers access to every significant site in Paris as well as public transit. If you are in Paris for a brief time and want to experience the most you can while saving money, the Paris pass is what you're looking for.
Robert Wampler from United States

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Shows on the hour
Tuesday 10.00 - 17.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 17.00
Thursday 10.00 - 17.00
Friday 10.00 - 17.00
Saturday 10.00 - 17.00

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11 bis rue Scribe - 75009 Paris


+33 (0) 1 42 66 626