Eiffel Tower Opening Hours


The most common query visitors come up with before planning their trip to Eiffel Tower is, “When does the Eiffel Tower open?”

To answer this question, one must have detailed knowledge about the Eiffel Tower’s opening hours.

In this article, we will learn about the Eiffel Tower’s operating hours so that you can plan your trip accordingly.

  • The Eiffel Tower opening hours start from 9.30 am to 12.45 am
  • The last admission to the Eiffel Tower shuts at 11.45 pm.
  • The tower welcomes visitors all 7 days of the week. 
  • The Eiffel Tower opening hours remains same throughout the week

For a better understanding of the opening hours of the Eiffel Tower, please refer to the table mentioned below:

Eiffel Tower Opening Hours:

Opening Time9 am 
Closing Time12.45 am 
Last Admission time11.45 pm
Evacuation time12.45 am 

Eiffel Tower Stairs Opening Hours

Eiffel Tower Stairs Opening Hours
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The Staircases of the Eiffel Tower are accessible between 9.30 am to 11.45 pm.

The Eiffel Tower stairs opening times start 30 minutes after the monuments start accepting visitors for the day.

The staircase closes with the last entry to the Tower at 11.45 pm.

Note: The Eiffle Tower stairs opening is subject to change based on the weather conditions.

Eiffel Tower Elevator Hours

The Eiffel Tower Elevator hours start 9.30 am to 12 am.

The elevator operating hours run start 30 minutes after the attraction’s opening hours. 

The Elevators of the Eiffel Tower may get closed sometimes due to bad weather or rain.

The ticket counter does have a separate closing time at midnight.

Note: Eiffel Tower lift opening hours can change due to climate conditions. Though it’s very rare.

Conclusion – Eiffel Tower Timings

Bringing down the curtain on Eiffel Tower Opening Hours, we learned these things:

  1. Eiffel Tower is open 7 days a week.
  2. Eiffel Tower opens from 9 am to 12.45 am, with the last admission one hour before the closing time, i.e., 11.45 pm.
  3. The staircase of the Eiffel Tower starts at 9.30 am and closes at 11.45 am.
  4. The elevators hours of operation are 9.30 am to 12 am. 
Eiffel Tower TimingsOpens At Closes At
Admission hours 9 am12.45 am
Eiffle Tower stairs opening Hours / Staircase Hours9.30 am 11.45 pm
Eiffel Tower lift opening hours / Elevator hours9.30 am12 am
Note: This Eiffel Tower opening hours are subject to change according to the seasons.

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