A classic for little ones

Guignol, la sortie incontournable avec des tout-petits

Guignol is more than 200 years old (it was created in 1806) and not a wrinkle (little guy). It remains a great classic shows for toddlers, fascinates and always surprises them as much. Several kiosks and theaters in Paris offer Guignol shows all year, Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and during school holidays (zone C). Schedules may change depending on the schedule. We advise you to check with each theater, by clicking on the button "The program of shows".

Warning: the days and schedules of the guignol sessions are likely to change. Click on "The show schedule" of each theater to check the schedule.

Puppets of Luxembourg (6th)

All shows presented at Puppet Theater of the Luxembourg Garden derive from traditional childish tales : "The Little Red Riding Hood", "The Puss in Boots", "Pinocchio" ... but also more original pieces like "Guignol and the Cirque en Folie", "The Enchanted Suitcase of Patachon", "The Little Red Balloon" ...

Days, schedules and show rates:

  • Wednesday at 3:30 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 3:30 pm, Sundays at 11 am and 3:30 pm
  • some days during school holidays (zone C) at 11h, 15h and 16h15
  • Duration of shows: 40 minutes (it is advisable to arrive 30 minutes before)
  • Children and Adults: € 6.40 / place
  • Address : Luxembourg Gardens, Paris 6th (on the side of rue Guynemer)

Puppets of the Champ-de-Mars (7th)

"The Paris Puppet Theater - Champ de Mars" is 400 meters from the Eiffel Tower. Its Napoleon III style makes it one of the most beautiful puppet theaters in Paris.

Days, schedules and show rates:

  • Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday at 3:15 pm and 4:15 pm
  • every day during the Paris school holidays and public holidays
  • Duration of shows: 45m (it is advisable to arrive 30mn before)
  • Address : Alley of General Marguerite, 75007 Paris 7th
Did you know ?The character of Guignol was created around 1808 by Laurent Mourguet, silk worker

Puppets of Champs-Elysées (8th)

The Guignol theater is located in the gardens of the Champs-Élysées. It's a small outdoor theater.

Days, schedules and show rates:

  • Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 15h, 16h and 17h
  • public holidays at 15h, 16h and 17h
  • every day during school holidays (zone C) at 15h, 16h and 17h
  • Rates: Children and Adults: 4 € / place
  • Address : Roundabout Champs-Elysees, Paris 8th (Matignon and Gabriel angle)

Guignol à Paris

Guignol Park Monceau (8th)

The Monceau Park Guignol Theater is an outdoor theater in the beautiful Parc Monceau. Ideal to complete an outing to the park. Attention, in case of rain the shows are canceled. The show lasts about 40 minutes.

Days, schedules and show rates:

  • Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 17:30
  • Prices: Children and Adults: 5 € / place
  • Address : Monceau Park, Paris 8th (Michel Berger alley in the Monceau Park Avenue Vélasquez entrance near the Cernuschi Museum)

Guignol of the Floral Park (12th)

Days, schedules and rates of the sessions:

  • Sessions at 15h and 16h
  • Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays
  • School holidays, zone C (All saints, Christmas, winter and Easter): every day (depending on weather)
  • Summer holidays: every day except Monday
  • Children and Adults: € 2.80 / place
  • Address : Paris Floral Park
    (Main entrance behind the esplanade of the castle of Vincennes)

Puppets of Parc Montsouris (14th)

Days, schedules and rates of the sessions:

  • Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
  • holidays
  • every day during school holidays (zone C)
  • Duration of shows: about 40 minutes. It is strongly recommended to arrive 15 minutes before each session
  • Children and Adults: 5 € / place
  • Address : Angle avenue Reille and avenue Gazan, 75014 Paris 14th (Corner Reille Avenue and Gazan Avenue)

The puppets of Parc Georges-Brassens (15th)

Days, schedules and show rates:

  • Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday at 15:30 and 16:30
  • every day during school holidays (zone C) at 15:30 and 16:30
  • Break from August 1st to August 25th
  • Children and Adults: between 4 € and 6 € / place
  • Address : facing 85, rue Brançion, 75015 Paris 15th

Guignol of Paris (19th)

Days, schedules and show rates:

  • Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
  • every day during school holidays (zone C)
  • public holiday
  • It is advisable to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of the show
  • Children and Adults: 5 € / place
  • Address :Park Buttes-Chaumont, Paris 19th
    (Entrance corner avenue Simon-Bolivar and rue Botzaris)

 

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For lovers of pug, it is advisable to do them all. For example every Sunday a different place. It will be a fabulous experience for the child and he will remember it all his life. He will see that guignol can behave differently but the essence of this puppet will remain the same.

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