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INFORMATIONS
LA GRANDE HALLE DE LA VILLETTE
Covering a surface area of 20,000 m2, the Grande Halle, built in 1867, is entered in the inventory of Historical Monuments. Recently, a new reception area, a bookshop and a restaurant were added.

Parc de la Villette
211, avenue Jean Jaurès
75019 Paris
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OPENING HOURS
Friday - Saturday : 12:30pm* > 12:00am
Sunday : 11:30am* > 7:00pm

*Opening 12:00pm (Fri/Sat) and 11:00am (Sun) for advanced tickets holders.

People who have tattoo appointments at opening hours can ask their tattoo artist (or his assistant) to come get them at the entrance : In this case, please bring your ticket to the “invitations” counter early enough to access at noon (or 11:00 am on sunday).
No access will be allowed before noon (friday and saturday) and 11:00 am (sunday).

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SUBWAY
Porte de Pantin (Grande Halle) :
Line 5 Bobigny/Place d'Italie

Porte de La Villette :
Line 7 Villejuif-Louis Aragon/La Courneuve
+ d’infos : www.ratp.fr/en


BUS

Porte de Pantin (Grande Halle) :
Lines 75, 151, PC2 and PCX3

Porte de La Villette (Cité des Sciences) :
Lines 75, 139, 150, 152, PC2 and PC3.
More infos : www.ratp.fr/en


TRAMWAY
Line T3b (Porte de Vincennes – Porte de La Chapelle)
Stops : Porte de Pantin, Ella Fitzgerald or
Porte de La Villette
More infos : www.ratp.fr/en
CAR PARKING
Parking Nord « Cité des Sciences » opened 24/7
Reserve your parking space in advance :

http://www.parkingsdeparis.com

BICYCLE
Vélib' points (pick-up / drop off bicycle rental) :
Porte de La Villette, Porte de Pantin and on Allée du Belvédère.
Cycle path along the Canal de l'Ourcq inside the park.
A bicycle rack is available on the plaza in front of the Coté des Sciences, on the Porte de La Villette side.
More infos: www.velib.paris.fr
F.A.Q

How much does it cost ?
It's possible to buy one day ticket or 3-days ticket :
Friday : 30 euros (pre-sales) > 32 euros at the opening of the event*
Saturday : 30 euros (pre-sales) > 32 euros at the opening of the event*
Sunday : 25 euros (pre-sales) > 27 euros at the opening of the event*
3-days Pass : 60 euros (pre-sales) > 65 euros at the opening of the event*
Pre-sale tickets can be purchased in advance online (via our website, Tickets, or Facebook).
As of Friday, you can still buy your tickets online at full rate for priority acces, or on-site at the physical ticket booth.

Is there discounted rates ?
A reduced price applies for visitors aged 12 to 16, with an proof of identity at the entrance :
Friday : 20 euros
Saturday : 20 euros
Sunday : 18 euros
3-days Pass : 40 euros
Pricing of visitors aged 12 to 16 will remain constant.


Is it free for children ?
With a proof of identity at the entrance, access is free for accompanied children under 12 years old.


Can we come with a dog ?
No animal may be accepted on the site, in accordance with current health regulations.

How to get a tattoo during Le Mondial du Tatouage ?
> Appointment :
1° Choose the tattoo artist you prefer in the artists gallery (a web link is offered to let you discover the work of each of them and their contact details) .

2° Once your choice is done, contact him directly (by the link "Request an appointment via e-mail" on the artist page) because most of them are in high demand and booked in advance. Be sure to detail your tattoo project.
We don't manage the artists appointments !

3° Depending on your application and his availability, the tattoo artist will tell you his possible options.

> walk-in :
However, if you wish to get tattooed by a particular artist, we recommend you contact them beforehand to book an appointment.



REMINDER : It is illegal to tattoo a minor, without their parent's or legal guardian's written consent. For any tattoo on a minor, the presence of their parent or legal guardian is absolutely necessary for the signature of this consent sheet.


How to enter to Le Mondial du Tatouage if I have an appointment at opening hours ?
People who have tattoo appointments at opening hours can ask their tattoo artist (or his assistant) to come get them at the entrance : In this case, please bring your ticket to the “invitations” counter early enough to access at noon (or 11:00 am on sunday).
No access will be allowed before noon (friday and saturday) and 11:00 am (sunday).

Is admission free for people who get a tattoo there ?
No invitation is intended for visitors who will get tattooed during Le Mondial du Tatouage. The execution of the tattoos only affects tattooers and their clients, and the payment of a tattoo is exclusively done from the artist who made it. The organizers of Le Mondial du Tatouage don't take any money from this payment : Only tickets sale makes the event possible.

Can we have a drink or eat on the spot ?
Un bar et des stands de restauration (nombreux foodtrucks) variés sont à disposition sur place.

Can we leave the site during the day ?
Yes, you have to redeem your ticket for a bracelet that will allow you to exit and enter when you want to.

Can we take pictures ?
Yes, if you don't disturb the work of the tattooist and if you respect intellectual property rights : Photography books or use pictures without permission is forbidden. For any professional inquiry, please contact our Press office.