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Accessibility

La Villette is committed to welcoming all audiences as best as possible. Come!

La Villette is committed to welcoming all audiences, especially people with disabilities who benefit from reduced rates, as well as their companion. Special seating arrangements are possible. Please inform us of your preference when booking your tickets.

Three buildings in Parc de la Villette are labeled “Tourisme & Handicap” for motor, mental, hearing, and visual impairments.

Access

To prepare for your visit, please consult the “Welcome to La Villette” Easy Read booklet.

Tactile visit of the show
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Bertrand Desprez

Address

211, avenue Jean Jaures, 75019 PARIS


Phone

01 40 03 75 75


Public transportation

  • Bus 75, 151: Stop at Porte de Pantin
  • Bus 139, 150, 152: Stop at Porte de la Villette
  • Metro 5: Stop at Porte de Pantin
  • Metro 7: Stops at Corentin Cariou or Porte de la Villette
  • Tramway 3B: Stops at Porte de Pantin or Porte de la Villette

A tactile path connects the Porte de Pantin metro exit to the Grande Halle and all public-accessible rooms along the North-South axis of the park.


By car

A parking area is reserved for our mobility-impaired spectators, as well as parking spaces in the conservatory parking lot.

If you wish to park or be dropped off near the location of your event, please contact our Security service by email at: securite@villette.com once your tickets are reserved and at least 24 hours in advance.

On the programming side?

Every season, La Villette offers several shows adapted for people with disabilities.

For blind or visually impaired audiences

Shows are presented with audio description, in partnership with Accès Culture.

Assistance dogs are welcome at our performances, by notifying the teams in advance.

A tactile path connects the Porte de Pantin metro exit to the Grande Halle and all public-accessible rooms along the North-South axis of the park.

You can benefit from assistance from the “Souffleurs de sens” by making a request at least three weeks before the visit.
Reservations and information: souffleursdimages@souffleursdesens.org or 01 42 74 17 87.

For audiences with intellectual or psychological disabilities

Relax sessions are offered in partnership with Culture relax.

These sessions provide a caring and warm environment where everyone, with or without disabilities, is welcomed and respected as they are.
These sessions allow individuals with complex disabilities to enjoy a show while experiencing their emotions without constraints, thanks to relaxed theater etiquette.
Noise-canceling headphones can be provided upon request.

Information and reservations: accessibilite@villette.com.

People with reduced mobility

For its shows, La Villette is committed to providing adapted locations for people with reduced mobility.
Upon request, a wheelchair or a seat-cane can be provided. Please feel free to notify our teams before your visit: accessibilite@villette.com.

In the park, smooth moving walkways facilitate easier circulation for people with reduced mobility.

The Canal de l’Ourcq runs through the park’s center. Please check the most appropriate access to the event you are attending, with the assistance of our information team if needed: 01 40 03 75 75 (daily 11 AM to 7 PM).

For deaf or hard of hearing audiences

La Villette offers shows with sound amplification and surtitles. Upon request, sound amplification headphones or magnetic loop necklaces can be provided for certain performances.

What’s for children?

Little Villette offers workshops that can be adapted depending on the type of disability. The child must be accompanied by a caregiver.

In order to welcome you better, please contact us at least 72 hours in advance and before making any reservations: accessibilite@villette.com.

Register and Easy-to-Read documents

La Villette provides its audience with an accessibility register and an Easy-to-Read (FALC) document.

For each audience, a dedicated contact

To best accommodate groups, we strongly recommend contacting our teams in advance.