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The Tuileries Garden

From Royal Garden to Public Park


Read all about the secrets and history of the most beautiful garden in Paris, designed over 500 years ago.

Activities for children

Have fun in the Tuileries Garden

Little boats

Floating on the Grand Basin is a fleet of little boats with sails of all colours. Children can pick one of their fancy and help the vessel navigate the waters with a stick. This activity is iconic, as it has been offered in the garden since 1850!

Location: Grand Basin, central alley. 
Price: €4 per rental

Play area

A slide, swings, roundabouts…since its creation 2015, this play area has been a popular spot amongst little visitors! Fan favourite: the beautiful rope bridge nestle amongst the trees, above a bed of blue flowers.

Location: north of the garden, near the Castiglione entrance
Price: free 

The Carrousel

Under the shade of trees, children can enjoy a ride on the beautifully coloured carrousel, with imagery recalling the magical universes created by the French children’s author Charles Perrault.

Location: north of the garden, near the Castiglione entrance
Price: €3 per ride


In an area surrounded by palm trees, children aged above 2 years old can enjoy a jump of one of the Tuileries trampolines! And don’t forget to take a look at the beautiful monument of Puss in Boots nearby, made in honour of Charles Perrault.

Location: north of the garden, between the Terrace des Feuillants and large octagonal basin 
Price: €3

Restaurants & cafes

Fancy a drink or snack?

Take a break and enjoy a drink, coffee or ice cream at one of the many cafes and restaurants dotted around the Carrousel and Tuileries Gardens.

Opening hours

Tuileries Garden

  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM
    June, July and August
  • 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    April, May and September
  • 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM
    January, February, March, October, November and December
Entrance fees
Tuileries Garden

Visitors will be asked to vacate the premises 30 minutes before closing

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